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Three New Music Docs Added to Festival Lineup

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that it has added three additional titles to its 2021 Festival lineup.

Making its Canadian premiere in the Special Presentations program will be the Sundance Grand…

Hot Docs-Blue Ice Docs Fund Renewed with $1M & New Recipients Announced

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and Blue Ice Docs are pleased to announce that eight African film projects have been chosen to receive a total of $120,000 CAD in development and…

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Rogers Audience Award to Be Presented at 2021 Hot Docs Festival Online

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that the Rogers Audience Award and accompanying cash prizes totaling $50,000 CDN, courtesy of Rogers Group of Funds, will be presented at the 2021 Hot Docs Festival,…

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Hot Docs Alumni Success Stories


Sony Pictures Classics has acquired world rights (excluding UK, France and Germany) to The Lost Leonardo, which is a **[Hot Docs…

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Toronto Filmmakers Features in 2021 Hot Docs Festival

A bustling metropolis that breeds creativity, ingenuity and a passion for art, Toronto is rife with filmmaking talent.

The 2021 Hot Docs Festival is pleased to present 11 feature films and six…

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Hot Docs Alumni Nominated for Oscars

Hot Docs 2020 official selections The Mole Agent (D: Maite Alberdi), My Octopus Teacher (D: Pippa Ehrlich, James Reed), and Time (D: Garrett Bradley), as well as Hot Docs Cinema…

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Executive Director Brett Hendrie to Depart Hot Docs

After a remarkable 20 years, the last eight as executive director, Brett Hendrie will be leaving Hot Docs in late March for a new position at University of Toronto’s Rotman School of…

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January: Alumni Success Stories

Hot Docs Forum alumnus Ailey (D: Jamila Wignot, USA), about visionary artist Alvin Ailey who found salvation through…

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