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Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Fund Awards $125,000 Awarded to Nine African Doc Projects

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and Blue Ice Group are pleased to announce that nine African film projects were chosen to receive a total of $125,000 CAD in development and…


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$10,000 CrossCurrents Doc Fund Grant Awarded to The Wall

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and the R & M Lang Foundation are pleased to announce that The Wall (D: Mira Sidawi; Lebanon) received a $10,000 CAD production grant from the…


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$30,000 CrossCurrents Doc Fund Awarded to Midnight Traveller & Two Gods

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and the Panicaro Foundation are pleased to announce that Midnight Traveler (D: Hassan Fazili; Afghanistan) and Two Gods (D: Zeshawn Ali; USA)…


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Six Doc Projects Receive $103,000 from Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund

Hot Docs is pleased to announce the five 2018 projects and one 2017 project that have received $103,000 in funds from the **[Hot Docs Ted Rogers…


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2018 Made In Program Highlights Mexico

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that the 2018 Festival will showcase recent works from Mexico in its Made In program. The program will be run in collaboration with the Mexican Film Institute…


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The Changing Face of Europe at Hot Docs 2018

In collaboration with EFP (European Film Promotion), this year’s Hot Docs Festival will incorporate a special program entitled The Changing Face of Europe, a pan-European showcase of 10 new…


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Hot Docs Honours John Walker with 2018 Focus On Retrospective

Hot Docs will pay tribute to filmmaker John Walker with this year’s Focus On retrospective, an annual program showcasing the work of a significant Canadian filmmaker. Hot Docs will screen a…

John Walker is one of Canada’s most prolific and respected documentary filmmakers. His films, which are personal, lyrical and express a deep understanding of the human condition, have won…


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Barbara Kopple Named Hot Docs 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient

The Hot Docs Board of Directors is pleased to announce it has chosen two-time Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple as the recipient of its 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award. As part of the…

A respected director and producer of documentaries, narrative film and commercials spots, Barbara Kopple’s remarkable career has led her to receive two Academy Awards for Best Documentary…


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