Listen to This - Docstudio POV Documentaries
Sunday, February 3rd @11pm or Watch Online Now
This Hot Docs favourite tells the story of Pianist Thompson Egbo-Egbo and the music program he started in Toronto's inner-city neighbourhood of Jane and Finch.
Do The Right Thing - Saturday Night at the Movies
Saturday, February 16th @ 10pm
On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Wednesday, February 20th @9pm
Percy Julian was one of the first African-Americans to earn a doctorate in chemistry and would receive over 130 chemical patents and 18 honorary degrees by the end of his career. But as an African-American in the early 20th century, he had to overcome personal and professional racism at every step along the way.
In the Heat of the Night - Saturday Night at the Movies
Saturday, February 23th @ 8pm
Norman Jewison directs the 1967 story of an African American detective (Sydney Poitier) asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.
Invisible City - Docstudio POV Documentaries
In the inner-city housing project of Toronto's Regent Park, Kendell and Mikey, like their surroundings, are in the process of transformation; the environment and social pressure tempting them to make poor choices, their mothers and mentors rooting for them to succeed.
To what extent do black Canadians identify with the U.S. African American narrative?
A difficult journey that begins in hopelessness and shame for thousands of women in Ethiopia ends in a productive new life.