TIFF 2020: Underplayed

The world of a DJ is the world of imagination. Blending sounds to get the right beat, hitting the right pitch, and driving the crowd into a frenzy. As a twentysomething in the early 90s, I lived the life in Toronto’s warehouse scene. A friend who was DJ got me into the best after-hours parties... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2020: Enemies of the State

Questions and conspiracies arise from one young man’s story of persecution in the intriguing documentary Enemies of the State. Matt DeHart was accused of being involved with child pornography in 2010, but his parents felt something else afoot. They thought the FBI was after their son because he was hiding sensitive information uploaded onto his... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2020: The Way I See It

Dawn Porter, who brought us John Lewis: Good Trouble about the late activist and Congressman earlier this year, does it again. If you’ve seen the John Lewis documentary, you’ll fall in love with this candid look behind the scenes with a former White House photographer in her new documentary The Way I See It. Porter... Continue Reading →

In Plain Sight: Hot Docs 2020-Coded Bias

What happens if you want to create a fun project for your MIT class only to find that you don’t exist to your own project? This happened to then graduate student Joy Buolamwini when she wanted to create a facial recognition mirror, the “Aspire Mirror”, that would project fun filters to start your day. Because... Continue Reading →

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