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Hot Docs Alumni Nominated for 2019 Canadian Screen Awards

Congratulations to the Hot Docs alumni nominated for Canadian Screen Awards:

  • Hot Docs official selections Letter from Masanjia (D: Leon Lee) and What Walaa Wants (D: Christy Garland) are nominated for the Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary Award.

  • Hot Docs official selections My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes (D: Charlie Tyrell), Bonfires (D: Martin Bureau) and Prince’s Tale (D: Jamie Miller) are nominated for Best Short Documentary.

  • In the Best Cinematography in a Feature Length Documentary Matthieu Rytz is nominated for Hot Docs official selection Anote’s Ark, Christy Garland is nominated for Hot Docs official selection What Walaa Wants and Nicolas Canniccioni is nominated for Hot Docs official selection First Stripes.

  • In the Best Editing in a Feature Length Documentary, Graham Withers is nominated for Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund grantee and 2018 audience festival favourite Transformer, Rich Williamson is nominated for Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund grantee and 2018 official selection Take Light, and Michael Aaglund and Graeme Ring are nominated for Hot Docs official selection What Walaa Wants.

  • Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund grantee and 2018 opening night film The Heat: A Kitchen (R)evolution (D: Maya Gallus) is nominated for the Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Documentary Program and Best Photography, Documentary or Factual.

  • Hot Docs official selection Rebels on Pointe (D: Bobbi Jo Krals) is nominated for Best Biography or Arts Documentary Program or Series.

  • Hot Docs official selection Made this Way: Redefining Masculinity (D: Irem Harnak, Elli Raynai) is nominated for Best Immersive Experience – Non-Fiction.



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