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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 2021: 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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DocXchange Members Launch Online Programming

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema is a proud member of DocXchange, an international collective of documentary exhibitors that aspires to build a global network of dedicated documentary cinemas to…


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December 2020: Alumni Success Stories

Hot Docs-Blue Ice Docs Fund recipient and Hot Docs Forum, Deal Maker and Hot Docs Partners alumnus Softie (D: Sam Soko; Kenya) has been shortlisted for the IDA Best Documentary Feature…


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New Hot Docs-Slaight Family Fund Awards $117,500 to Six Projects

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that six Canadian music documentary projects will receive a total of $117,500 in the first round of funding from the new Hot Docs-Slaight Family Fund. Selected from 97…


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CrossCurrents Canada Doc Fund Awards $150,000 to Eight Projects

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is pleased to announce that eight films—six features and two shorts—have received development, production and post-production grants totalling…


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