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Screening: Brett Story, The Hottest August, with Conceivable Future

About the Artist

Brett Story is a geographer and nonfiction filmmaker based in Toronto. Her films have screened internationally at festivals such as CPH-DOX, the Viennale, South by Southwest, True/False, and Oberhausen. Her 2016 feature documentary, The Prison in Twelve Landscapes, was awarded the Special Jury Prize at the Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival and was a nominee for Best Feature Documentary at the Canadian Screen Awards.

Story is the author of the book, Prison Land: Mapping Carceral Power across Neoliberal America, and coeditor of the forthcoming volume, Digital Life in the Global City. She holds a PhD in geography and is an assistant professor in the School of Image Arts at Ryerson University. Story has held fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Sundance Documentary Institute, and her latest feature documentary, The Hottest August, is currently screening internationally.


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