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Hot Docs Receives $5-Million Gift From Rogers Foundation

On June 23, Hot Docs announced that it has received a remarkable $5-million gift from the Rogers Foundation to support its mission to showcase and celebrate the art of documentary and to enable…


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Hot Docs and Rogers Foundation Launch New $1-Million Production Fund for Canadian Docs

On June 23, Hot Docs announced that it has received a remarkable $5-million gift from the Rogers Foundation. From this gift, $1-million will be used to establish the **[Hot Docs Ted Rogers…


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Hot Docs Hits Sheffield, Australia and More

Hot Docs president Chris McDonald and director of programming Shane Smith will attend Sheffield Doc/Fest from June 10 to 15. While there Shane will speak as part of the…


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Hot Docs Hits Australia's Palace Cinemas

This June, Hot Docs is coming to Australia with Hot Docs at Palace Cinemas, a new festival featuring a broad array of entertaining, inspiring and boundary-pushing documentaries. The program is…


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Hot Docs Wraps 23rd Edition With Record-Breaking Audiences of 211,000

Hot Docs has wrapped its 23rd edition with record-breaking audience numbers reaching an estimated 211,000. The 11-day event featured 462 public screenings of 232 films on 15 screens across Toronto,…


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Angry Inuk Wins Vimeo On Demand Audience Award & $25,000 Canadian Documentary Promotion Award

After the final screening on May 8, audience votes were tallied for the Vimeo On Demand Audience Award. The winner is Angry Inuk (D: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril; Canada), which follows a new tech-savvy…


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Top 20 Audience Picks - May 8

Voted on by audience ballot, here are the top 20 films in the running for the Vimeo On Demand Audience Award. The winner will be announced on Monday, May 9.

*Last updated at 10:00 a.m. on…


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Hot Docs 2016 Festival Award Winners Announced

On Friday, May 6, at a reception hosted by Garvia Bailey, host of Good Morning Toronto! on Jazz.FM91, at the Isabel Bader Theatre, 12 awards were presented to Canadian and international filmmakers,…


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