Body Politics is a short doc about an educator, activist
and eccentric cat lady turned politician. Premiering at
at Hot Docs Documentary Film Festival April 29 - May 9.
In a fatphobic image-conscious world, educator, activist and eccentric cat-lady-turned-politician Dr. Jill Andrew takes her fight for body justice, human rights, representation, access and equity to the legislature as the first queer Black person elected as a member of provincial parliament. Here's a glimpse into a 40 year story of becoming told through the eyes of her filmmaking partner...Don't blink!
Commissioned by Hot Docs, Citizen Minutes is a short doc collection aimed at celebrating and inspiring civic engagement. Be among the first to see the incredible stories of ordinary Canadians doing extraordinary things to make their communities better places. Citizen Minutes is the cornerstone of an exciting new national educational initiative that Hot Docs is launching this fall.
Learn more about the Citizen Minutes project at citizenminutes.hotdocs.ca.
Producer(s): Lisa Jackson and Lauren Grant