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The Great Outdoors

Celebrate the rebirth of nature and head outdoors with a brand-new collection of films that explores the beauty, wonder and importance of the great outdoors.

This free series is available exclusively to Hot Docs Members and Hot Docs at Home subscribers. 

Series runs May 30 - July 30

flowers in a garden

Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

Immerse yourself in some of the world’s most beautiful gardens in this documentary on revolutionary landscape designer Piet Oudolf.
  • D: Thomas Piper
  • USA
  • 2018
  • 75 min
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Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World

Explore the intense natural beauty of Canada’s most spectacular archipelago. A daringly optimistic look at a community creating a path forward for the rest of us to follow.
  • D: Charles Wilkinson
  • Canada
  • 2015
  • 74 min
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La Laguna (The Lagoon)

Peer into Mexico’s Lacandon Jungle where an extraordinarily skilled 12-year-old named Yu’uk must depart the comforts of his rainforest home as he approaches adolescence.
  • D: Aaron Schock
  • Mexico & USA
  • 2016
  • 38 min
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Peace Out: Energy Costs

Powerfully inquisitive and beautiful to behold, Peace Out explores the costs and benefits of resource development megaprojects in B.C.’s magnificent Peace River region.
  • D: Charles Wilkinson
  • Canada
  • 2011
  • 80 min
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