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Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund Awards Four Projects

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that four additional 2019 projects will receive funding from the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund. These four join previously announced projects Blue Box, Love, The Last Chapter, One of Ours, and Subjects of Desire, which were announced as funding recipients last September, and brings the total amount of funds dispersed for the year to $85,000. Established in 2016 with a gift from the Rogers Foundation, the $1-million fund provides financial support to Canadian documentary filmmakers.

FOOD FOR THE REST OF US
Director/Producer: Caroline Cox
Producers: Tiffany Ayalik, Jerri Thrasher, Stuart Henderson
Production company: Food for the Rest of Us Ltd/Copper Quartz Media Inc.
Marginalized groups from across North America use farming and land-based living as a form of activism, fighting back against oppressive systems by writing their own rules for survival.

HUNTING IN PACKS
Director: Chloe Sosa-Sims
Producers: Ann Shin, Hannah Donegan
Production company: Fathom Film Group
With unprecedented access into the lives and careers of three female politicians, Hunting in Packs highlights the absurdity of political convention in three countries—Canada, the United States and Great Britain.

MADE YOU LOOK: A TRUE STORY ABOUT FAKE ART
Director/Producer: Barry Avrich
Producers: Caitlin Cheddie, Melissa Hood
Production company: Melbar Entertainment Group
A crime documentary about the largest art fraud in American history set in the super rich, super obsessed and superfast art world of New York.

RESCUING REX
Director/Producer: Leora Eisen
Producer: Jackie Carlos
Production company: In the Vault Productions
A new generation of animal lovers is coming to the rescue, making Canada a haven for the world’s homeless dogs. But not every story has a tail-wagging ending. A must-watch film for anyone with a dog or a heart.



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