To find compelling documentaries from Canadians of all backgrounds and perspectives, one need go no further than the HotDocs Doc Library website. The library is entirely free, and visitors can get started by clicking on one of the four "communities" areas on the homepage. They include "YouthZone", "Educators", "Most Popular", and "Playlists". In the "YouthZone", visitors can view films by and for young filmmakers, such as the social critique found in "Everywhere, Advertisements" and a film on the high price of organic goods titled "Organic Matters". Teachers will appreciate the "Educators" area, which, along with various documentaries, also contains some study exercises titled "Why are Documentaries Worth Watching?" and "What Should We Look for in a Documentary?" Additionally, visitors can just go ahead and use the "Browse" area to look through over 200 films.


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