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Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund Recipients 2017


2017 Recipients
In 2017, six projects received $85,000 from the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund.

THE GUARDIANS
Director: Billie Mintz
Production Company: No Equal Entertainment
An investigative documentary that examines the complicated history of court-appointed Guardians in Nevada.

MY ENEMY, MY BROTHER
Director: Ann Shin
Production Company: Fathom Film Group
The real-life story of two former enemies from the Iran-Iraq War who become blood-brothers for life. After a chance meeting in Vancouver, they return to conflict-ridden homelands to search for missing loved ones.

PIPE DREAMS
Director: Van Royko
Production Company: H2L Productions
Follow five, young organists in the prestigious Canadian International Organ Competition held in Montreal. Who will master the ‘king of instruments’ and take home the top prize?

SEND US YOUR BROTHER
Director: Nisha Pahuja
Production Company: Notice Pictures Inc. in co-production with the NFB
A look at the making of the modern Indian man told through the stories of a few men—difficult, violent, fearful men and the men who are trying to change them.

TAKE LIGHT
Director: Shasha Nakhai
Production Company: Storyline Entertainment
A look at Nigeria’s electricity crisis told through the everyday trials and tribulations of a charming electrician.

TRANSFORMER
Director: Michael Del Monte
Production Company: Storystream Creative
From white trash kid, to decorated U.S. Marine, to bodybuilder, to world record powerlifter, Matt Kroczaleski faces his most challenging feat of strength yet: becoming a woman.



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Presenting Platinum Partner

  • logo Scotia Wealth Management

Signature Partner

  • logo CBC Docs

Presenting Partners

  • Logo Crave 2019
  • logo Netflix
  • logo Rogers

Major Supporters

  • logo Celebrate-Ontario
  • logo telefilm

Official Airline Partner

  • logo Delta Web