North America’s largest documentary film festival is almost here! The 20th edition of Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival will take place from April 25-May 5 featuring 205 amazing documentaries from 43 countries.
Read more after the jump to see our Asian film picks!
Reel Asian is proud to co-present The Great North Korean Picture Show at Hot Docs this year. SYNOPSIS: “Filmmakers James Leong and Lynn Lee offer audiences a glimpse into North Korea’s only film school through two young actors and a director who were hand-chosen by the regime to become stars. Searing critique, objective observation or just fantastic fun, this is an irresistible glimpse behind barbed wire”.
Yellow Sticky Notes DIR: Jeff Chiba Stearns (screened at Reel Asian 2009)
Blood Relative DIR: Nimisha Mukerji
Mary and Myself DIR: Sam DeCoste
Chi DIR: Anne Wheeler
Unclaimed DIR: Michael Jorgensen
When I Walk DIR: Jason DaSilva
Rule breakers and Innovators:
Menstrual Man DIR: Amit Virmani
Click here for the full film programming of the 2013 festival