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Hot Docs Celebrates 25 Years With Special Events

Hot Docs is proud to celebrate its 25th Festival anniversary this year. To mark the memorable occasion, Hot Docs will host several special events.

Free IMAX Screening at Ontario Place Cinesphere
Presented in partnership with Ontario Place Corporation, an agency of the Government of Ontario, and sponsored by the City of Toronto.

THE TROLLEY
D: Stephen Low | Canada | 2017 | 45 min | World Premiere
This larger-than-life IMAX presentation explores the rise and fall of public transit’s most efficient electrified vehicle. Ride through 34 cities worldwide and rediscover the invention that revolutionized city life—and may be the key to a sustainable future.

SATURDAY, MAY 5, 3:00 PM, ONTARIO PLACE CINESPHERE


25th Anniversary Screenings
Supported by the City of Toronto and the Ontario Media Development Corporation.

THE WAR ROOM
D: Chris Hegedus, D A Pennebaker | USA | 1993 | 96 min
One of the greatest political documentaries of all time, still relevant as ever, this profile of Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign celebrates its 25th anniversary with Hot Docs.

Filmmakers D A Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus will be in attendance.

SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 3:45 PM, ISABEL BADER THEATRE



KANEHSATAKE: 270 YEARS OF RESISTANCE
D: Alanis Obomsawin | Canada | 1993 | 119 min
In this essential masterwork, renowned filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin documents the 1990 Oka crisis from behind the front lines, capturing the armed stand-off between Mohawks, the Quebec police and the Canadian army.

Director Alanis Obomsawin will be in attendance.

SATURDAY, MAY 5, 3:45 PM, TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX



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Founding Partner

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Signature Partner

  • logo CBC Docs

Presenting Partners

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