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HOT DOCS TEAMS UP WITH LOCAL FESTIVALS AND ORGANIZATIONS TO PRESENT SELECT SCREENINGS

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Toronto, March 23, 2010 – Every year, Hot Docs proudly collaborates with select organizations and other local film festivals to bring relevant and engaging documentaries to the screens of Toronto. The following screenings are official co-presentations at Hot Docs 2010:

INTERNATIONAL SPECTRUM
AISHEEN [STILL ALIVE IN GAZA] Co-presented with Toronto Palestine Film Festival.
CHEMO Co-presented with YouNxt and Ekran Toronto Polish Film Festival.
DISORDER Co-presented with Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival.
ENEMIES OF THE PEOPLE Co-presented with Munk Centre for International Studies.
GASLAND Co-presented with Planet in Focus International Environmental Film.
GENERAL ORDERS NO. 9 Co-presented with Toronto Free Gallery.
HIS & HERS Co-presented with CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival.
OSADNÉ Co-presented with Slovak House Toronto.
THE PLAYER Co-presented with Dutch Treat Canada.
I SHOT MY LOVE Co-presented with Diaspora Film Festival.
THE REGRETTERS NOBODY PASSES PERFECTLY Co-presented with Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film and Video Festival.
WISTFUL WILDERNESS Co-presented with Dutch Treat Canada.

CANADIAN SPECTRUM
LA BELLE VISITE Co-presented with Cinéfranco.
THE DEVIL OPERATION Co-presented with Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE).
GRACE, MILLY, LUCY…CHILD SOLDIERS Co-presented with War Child.
HOW I FILMED THE WAR Co-presented with Images Festival.
IN THE NAME OF THE FAMILY Co-presented with Women in Film and Television – Toronto.
LADIES IN BLUE Co-presented with Cinéfranco.
LEAVE THEM LAUGHING Co-presented with ALS Society of Ontario.
LIFE WITH MURDER Co-presented with Canadian Journalism Foundation.
LISTEN TO THIS Co-presented with Regent Park Film Festival.
MARK Co-presented with Vtape Video + New Media.

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
NÉNETTE Co-presented with Cinematheque Ontario. WASTE LAND Co-presented with Institute for Contemporary Culture at the ROM.

WORLD SHOWCASE
FLOWERS IN THE DARK Co-presented with imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival.
I’M DANGEROUS WITH LOVE Co-presented with Workman Arts - Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival.
THE INVENTION OF DR. NAKAMATS Co-presented with the Japan Foundation.
MADE IN INDIA Co-presented with FILMI South Asian Film Festival.
A MAN CAME AND TOOK HER Co-presented with YouNxt and Ekran Toronto Polish Film Festival.
MONIKA & DAVID Co-presented with The Down Syndrome Association of Toronto.
MY PERESTROIKA Co-presented with KinoArt Festival.
OSADNÉ Co-presented with Slovak House Toronto.
THE PEOPLE VS. GEORGE LUCAS Co-presented with Toronto After Dark Film Festival.
THIS WAY OF LIFE Co-presented with TRANZAC Toronto Australia New Zealand Club.
WAR GAMES AND THE MAN WHO STOPPED THEM Co-presented with YouNxt and Ekran Toronto Polish Film Festival.

NEXT
AMERICAN: THE BILL HICKS STORY Co-presented with The World of Comedy Film Festival.
SHADOWPLAY Co-presented with CONTACT Toronto Photography Festival.
THE “SOCALLED” MOVIE Co-presented with Ashkenaz Foundation.
VIEWS ON VERMEER - 12 SHORT STORIES Co-presented with Dutch Treat Canada.
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO ION B. Co-presented with ToRo Arts Group.

SMALL ACTS
CITIZEN ARCHITECT: SAMUEL MOCKBEE AND THE SPIRIT OF THE RURAL STUDIO Co-presented with Design Exchange.
WHEN I RISE Co-presented with ReelWorld Film Festival.

MADE IN SOUTH AMERICA
COOKING UP DREAMS Co-presented with Consejo de Desarrollo Hispano/ Hispanic Development Council.
EYES WIDE OPEN - EXPLORING TODAY’S SOUTH AMERICA Co-presented with Consejo de Desarrollo Hispano/ Hispanic Development Council.
MY LIFE WITH CARLOS Co-presented with aluCine Toronto Latin Media Festival.
THE PEDDLER Co-presented with aluCine Toronto Latin Media Festival.
SINS OF MY FATHER Co-presented with aluCine Toronto Latin Media Festival.
STOLEN LAND Co-presented with Reel Awareness – Amnesty International Toronto Human Rights Film Festival.

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Hot Docs is North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market. From April 29 to May 9, 2010, Hot Docs will present an outstanding selection of 170+ documentaries from Canada and around the world to Toronto audiences and international delegates. Hot Docs will also mount a full roster of conference sessions, market events and services for documentary practitioners, including the renowned Toronto Documentary Forum, May 5 and 6, and The Doc Shop.

The Hot Docs documentary Box Office (55 Avenue Road, 2 blocks north of Bloor St. W., lower level of Hazelton Lanes) is open for advance ticket and pass sales. Tickets can be purchased in person, online at www.hotdocs.ca, or by phone at 416-637-5150. Single tickets to screenings are $12 each. Late night screenings (after 11 p.m.) are $5 each or $10 for an All-You-Can-Eat Late Night Pass (one ticket to each screening). A Festival Pass (10 tickets) is $98 and a Premium Pass (one ticket to every screening, excluding those running concurrently) is $180 ($300 for two passes). Free tickets for all screenings before 6 p.m. are available for students and seniors (subject to availability) with valid photo ID at the venue box offices on the day of the screening.

FILM STILLS AVAILABLE
Media Download Site: http://www.hotdocs.ca/media/media_download_centre
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Password: media2010

Hot Docs is proud to include Rogers, Telefilm Canada and documentary as its Presenting Partners, with special support from the Government of Ontario.

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