Following the news that Dogwoof documentary 112 Weddings will get it's World Premiere as the opening film for the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, we are pleased that the film will get its Canadian debut at the 2014 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto. Meanwhile Advanced Style, the documentary on the popular fashion blog, will also be getting its world premiere at Hot Docs. A third Dogwoof Sales title, The Case Against 8, will also be screening at the festival.
For the past two decades, acclaimed documentary filmmaker Doug Block (51 Birch Street, The Kids Grow Up) has helped support himself by shooting weddings. Hired for his intimate documentary style, he found himself repeatedly bonding with his wedding couples on their big day, only to send off their videos and never see them again. 112 weddings later, having long wondered what’s become of their marriages, Block begins to track down some of his most memorable couples to find out first-hand. Juxtaposing rapturous wedding day flashbacks with remarkably candid present-day interviews, 112 Weddings explores timeless themes of love and marital commitment.
Advanced Style examines the lives of seven unique New Yorkers whose eclectic personal style and vital spirit have guided their approach to aging. Based on Ari Seth Cohen’s famed blog of the same name, this film paints intimate and colorful portraits of independent, stylish women aged 62 to 95 who are challenging conventional ideas about beauty, aging, and Western’s culture’s increasing obsession with youth.
A behind-the-scenes look inside the historic case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage. The high-profile trial first makes headlines with the unlikely pairing of Ted Olson and David Boies, political foes who last faced off as opposing attorneys in Bush v. Gore. The film also follows the plaintiffs, two gay couples who find their families at the center of the same-sex marriage controversy. Five years in the making, this is the story of how they took the first federal marriage equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court.