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2017 Focus On Retrospective Honours Maya Gallus

Hot Docs will pay tribute to Gemini Award-winning director and producer Maya Gallus with this year’s Focus On retrospective, an annual program showcasing the work of a mid-career Canadian filmmaker…


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2017 Made In Program Highlights Japan

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that the 2017 Festival will showcase recent works from Japan in its Made In program, and film titles will be announced in March.

“Japan is a country that…


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Hot Docs Heads to Qumra

Hot Docs industry programmer Heidi Tao Yang is attending Qumra in Doha, Qatar, from March 5 to 9. Presented by The Doha Institute, Qumra provides to creative…


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Hot Docs Commissions Doc Project IN THE NAME OF ALL CANADIANS

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that it will commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation with the commissioning of In the Name of All Canadians, a compilation of six short documentaries…


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$10,000 CrossCurrents Doc Fund Grant Awarded to The Old Man

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and the R & M Lang Foundation are pleased to announce that The Old Man (D: Tenzinsedon; Tibet, China) has been chosen to receive a $10,000…


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Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund Awards $103,000 to Top African Doc Projects

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and Blue Ice Group are pleased to announce that eight African film projects have been chosen to receive a total of $103,000 in development and…


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Hot Docs Hits Berlinale and EFM

Hot Docs industry programmer and Forum producer Dorota Lech will be in attendance at Berlinale from February 9 to 19. While there, Dorota will also attend…


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Three Hot Docs Alumni Nominated for 2017 Oscars

Congratulations to Hot Docs 2016 official selections Life, Animated (D: Roger Ross Williams) and O.J.: Made in America (D: Ezra Edelman) for their nominations in the Documentary Feature category,…


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