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2018 Hot Docs Forum Project Selections

The 2018 Hot Docs Forum took place Tuesday, May 1 and Wednesday, May 2. The projects represent 21 different countries and were selected from over 250 submissions.

AGENTS OF INFLUENCE
Production Companies: EyeSteelFilm Inc.(Canada), Fireworx Media Pty (South Africa), Chronicle Productions Pty (South Africa)
Directors: Richard Poplak, Diana Neille

BALLOON WARS
Production Companies: House of Real Aps (Denmark)
Director: Sissel Morell Dargis

BORN IN CHINA
Production Companies: Motto Pictures Inc. (USA), Pumpernickel Films (France), Next Generation Production, LLC (USA)
Directors: Nanfu Wang, Lynn Zhang

CASE 993
Production Company: KTF Films (USA)
Director: Shareef Nasir

CRISTIAN AND YIMARLY: REBEL LOVE
Production Companies: Lulo Films Incorporated (Canada), Lulo Films SAS (Colombia)
Director: Alejandro Bernal

CUBAN DANCER
Production Companies: INDYCA s.n.c. (Italy), MICRODOCUMENTARIES, LLC (USA), Valdivia Film (Chile)
Director: Roberto Salinas

THE FUTURE OF FOREVER
Production Company: Ana Brzezińska Sp. z o.o. (Poland), Alphapanda (UK)
Director: Ana Brzezińska

THE HOTTEST AUGUST
Production Companies: Oh Ratface Films Inc. (Canada), Walking Productions, LLC (USA)
Director: Brett Story

JOYCE CAROL OATES: I’LL TAKE YOU THERE
Production Companies: Mantaray Film AB (Sweden), East Village Entertainment, LLC (USA)
Director: Stig Björkman

THE LAST YEAR OF CONGO MIRADOR
Production Companies: Sancocho Publico A.C. (Venezuela), Spiraleye Productions Ltd. (UK), Pacto Audiovisual Prod. Assoc. (Brazil)
Director: Anabel Rodriguez

MEAT THE FUTURE
Production Companies: Meat the Future Inc. (Canada)
Director: Liz Marshall

MIRROR MIRROR ON THE WALL
Production Companies: DOCDAYS Productions GmbH (Germany), CNEX Foundation Limited (China)
Director: Sascha Schöberl

NOBODY LOVES ME
Production Company: NLM Movie LLC (USA)
Directors: Farihah Zaman, Jeff Reichert

THE RASHOMON EFFECT
Production Companies: Stories Seldom Seen Films, LLC (USA), Multitude Films, LLC (USA)
Director: Lyric R. Cabral

REUNITED
Production Company: Moving Documentary ApS (Denmark)
Director: Mira Jargil

THE QUEEN’S MAN
Production Company: Abstract LLC (USA)
Directors: Daniel Claridge, Andrew Coffman

SOFTIE
Production Companies: Lightbox Ltd. (Kenya), We are not the Machine Ltd. (Kenya), DUOfilm AS (Norway)
Director: Sam Soko

ULURU & THE MAGICIAN
Production Companies: Brindle Films Pty Ltd. (Australia), The Doc Book Co. (Australia), The Finch Company Pty Ltd. (Australia)
Director: Anna Broinowski

WISHING ON A STAR
Production Companies: Videomante soc. coop. (Italy), Mischief Films & Co KG (Austria), Artcam Films, s.r.o. (Czech Republic), Peter Kerekes s.r.o. (Slovak Republic)
Director: Peter Kerekes

YOU WON’T KILL ME
Production Company: Alpha Bear Productions Ltd. (UK)
Director: Leslie Lee



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