Canada 2020 – Director: Mike Hoolboom – Original language: English – Subtitles: None – Length: 63 min.

Canadian Judy Rebick is a feminist icon. She fights for abortion rights and against neoliberalism. JUDY VS. CAPITALISM is a biography of both her public and private lives – and a story of shame, depression and abuse.

We present the German premiere of the film.

No youth rating


Mike Hoolboom

The Canadian media artist and experimental filmmaker was born into a Dutch-Indonesian family. Since 1980, he has made around a hundred short films and 17 feature-length films and won numerous awards. He is considered Canada's most important avant-garde filmmaker.


LACAN PALESTINE, CA 2012, 70 min.
MARK, CA 2010, 70 min.
PANIC BODIES, CA 2003, 70 min.
IMITATIONS OF LIFE, CA 2003, 75 min.

DOK.guest Canada

The Canada Focus is part of Canada's cultural programme as Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2020/21 and is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, Telefilm Canada and the Government of Canada. In addition to the film series, the Canada Focus includes a delegation of Canadian filmmakers at the DOK.forum Marketplace.



Production: n/a. Producer: Mike Hoolboom. International Sales: Kino Rebelde.

DOK.guest Canada 2021

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