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Share This; Sundance Preemed Docu on Aaron Swartz is Selected for 2014 Hot Docs Fest Opener

North America’s premiere docu-buffet destination has selected the type of docu that in one sweeping motion is an insightful, touching and infuriating tale about how the system broke one of the internet’s most respected and free spirits. Brian Knappenberger’s The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story Of Aaron Swartz is one among the whopping 197 official selections curated for the 2014 edition of the Hot Docs Festival (which runs between April 24 to May 4). will be on hand to cover the fest.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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