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2018 Big Ideas Presented by Scotia Wealth Management

This year’s edition of the Big Ideas presented by Scotia Wealth Management offers audiences the opportunity to experience five thought-provoking documentaries.

Following the screening hear,…


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2018 Festival Welcomes Over 200 Special Guests & Filmmakers

Hot Docs is honoured to welcome a number of special guests to this year’s Festival, including British rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer and activist M.I.A; Dr. co-director of the Fred…


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Hot Docs Canadian Delegation at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018

The High Commission of Canada to the United Kingdom, in partnership with Hot Docs, is seeking Canadian-based documentary producers and filmmakers with projects in development, production or…


Hot Docs & EFP Partner on The Changing Face of Europe

Hot Docs and EFP (European Film Promotion) are proud to partner on The Changing Face of Europe program for the 2018 Hot Docs Festival.

EFP is a unique network of 38…


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…


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Closed Captioning and Described Sound for Select 2018 Screenings

Hot Docs is pleased to offer closed captioning and/or described sound (audio description) for select films in the festival. In addition, hearing assist devices are available for all screenings at the…


Hot Docs Donates 25 Years of Festival History to Ryerson University Library and Archives

To mark our 25th Festival anniversary this spring, Hot Docs has made a significant donation to the Ryerson University Library and Archives. The gift includes decades-worth of assets from past Hot…


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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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