Audiences who missed Stateless during its award-winning debut at Hot Docs last year should catch this Toronto encore. Michèle Stephenson’s documentary is a powerful study of systemic racism that looks at a deeply-rooted conflict between Haitians and Dominicans on the island of Hispaniola. Stephenson observes the effects of a recent court decision in the Dominican Republic that overturned the citizenship of anyone of Haitian descent retroactive to 1929. Following a tireless advocate fighting to mend a broken system, a man lost between the cracks caused by the decision, and a jovial grandmother with disarmingly racist views, Stateless unpacks a battle of narratives to bring the truth to light.