1201x782-KEY-IMAGE-Hotline2-Photo-by-Tony-Shaff-copy-1160x652Coming to VOD today, Tuesday, November 18: HOTLINE

Tony Shaff’s exploration of the power of connections made between strangers debuted at Hot Docs. It has gone on to screen at DOC NYC, New Orleans, Denver, Portland, Rhode Island, Brooklyn, and Camden. Gravitas Ventures now releases the film on iTunes and other VOD platforms.

I previously wrote about the film for DOC NYC’s program, saying:
Once ubiquitous, but surprisingly still in regular use despite our increasingly detached digital world, telephone hotlines connect strangers for a multiplicity of purposes. Some are for profit, others for the public good – from the titillation of phone sex or the spiritual advice of Ms. Cleo, to the lifesaving potential of a suicide prevention line. Tony Shaff’s inquisitive film explores what motivates individuals to reveal personal details of their lives in conversations with faceless strangers.

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