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Varsity Cinemas

Hot Date: Edifying Flicks at Hot Docs

Terence Macartney-Filgate

APRIL 28 TO MAY 8 It’s not just the Toronto International Film Festival that makes this city a top spot for movies. Hot Docs stages North America’s largest documentary film festival with more than 170 pictures from over 30 countries—including this year’s showcase nation, Italy. Among other programming is a series focusing on the “most overlooked and underappreciated” documentaries from the past decade, as well as tributes to Canadian filmmakers Terence Macartney-Filgate and Alan Zweig. Various venues, $14 per screening or $5 after 11 p.m.; call 416-637-5150 or visit here to buy.