Hot Docs Picks: Innovation and Science

Posted 10 years ago by myetvmedia



TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard

D: Simon Klose, 82 min

Three twenty-somethings, co-founders of the world’s largest file-sharing site, square off against Hollywood in a copyright lawsuit where the future of the internet is at stake, which cloud leave them imprisoned and millions of dollars in debt.

Fri, Apr 29, 6:30 PM, Scotia

Tue Apr 30, 8:00 PM, Hart

Sun May 5, 5:30 PM, Revue



D: Alex Winter, 107 min

As a teen Shawn Fanning cracked the code that enabled peer-to-peer file sharing, went on to launch a service known as Napster with partner Sean Parker, and transformed technology, the music business, and the world forever.

Sat, Apr 27, 9:00 PM, Bader

Sun Apr 29, 3:30 PM, Scotia

Fri, May 3, 9:30 PM, Fox


Terms and Conditions May Apply

D: Cullen Hoback, 79 min

Think your privacy settings are protecting you? Think again. This wry and disturbing doc exposes what governments and corporations do with your personal information each time you click “I accept.”

Fri Apr 26, 1:30 PM, Bader

Sun Apr 28, 6:00 PM, ROM

Fri May 3, 2:00 PM, Hart



Free the Mind

D: Phie Ambo, 102 min

In science’s ongoing quest to solve the mysteries of the brain, renowned neuroscientist Richard Davidson works with veterans with PTSD and children with ADHD to explore the possibility of changing the brain through the power of thought.

Thu May 2, 6:30 PM, Bloor

Fri, May 3, 6:00 PM, ROM

Sat, May 4, 11:00 AM, Bader


Future My Love

D:Maja Borg, 93 min

In a dual narrative, musings over a lost first love, shot in poetic 8MM black and white, contrast with a portrait of the utopian ideals of a 95 year old futurist, shot in vibrant colour.

Fri Apr 26 9:15 PM, Rom

Sat Apr 27, 1:30 PM, Scotia

Fri, May 3, 6:45 PM, Bader


The Human Scale 

D: Andreas M. Dalsgaard, 83 min

“It’s either cars or humans,” says revolutionary architect Jan Gehl, asked how to accommodate the 6.5 billion who will be living in cities by 2050. From NYC to Chongquinq, this controversial film examines what urban landscape could soon be.

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