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Hot Docs Partners to Offer Free Hot Docs Tickets in April

Through partnerships with Culture Link and the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, Hot Docs will be offering free tickets to select…


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Festival Lights Up Venues Across Toronto

From April 27 to May 7, Toronto’s downtown will be taken over by Hot Docs screenings, audiences and international delegates. From the Annex to Yorkville, and the University of Toronto campus to the…


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Six Hot Docs Alumni Win Canadian Screen Awards

Congratulations to all the Canadian Screen Awards winners, including six Hot Docs alumni:

  • Corus-Hot Docs Funds recipient Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr (D: Michelle Shephard, Patrick…


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$50,000 Rogers Audience Award for Best Canadian Documentary at 2017 Hot Docs Festival

We’re thrilled to announce the addition of the Rogers Audience Award for Best Canadian Documentary to the slate of awards that will be presented at the upcoming Hot Docs Festival. Generously…


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Tony Palmer Receives 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award

The Hot Docs Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has chosen Tony Palmer as the recipient of its 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award. As part of the honour, Hot Docs will screen a…


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