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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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Hot Docs Named Must-Visit Toronto Attraction

FlipKey, a TripAdvisor company, has featured Hot Docs in their “A Weekend in Toronto: What to Do and Where to Go” article, naming it a must-visit attraction for travellers to Toronto.

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Hot Docs Welcomes New Board Member

Hot Docs is pleased to welcome Kevin Johnson, CEO of MediaCom Canada, to the organization’s Board of Directors.

Kevin Johnson is a senior executive who joined MediaCom as the Chief Client…


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15 Hot Docs Alumni Nominated for Canadian Screen Awards

Congratulations to all the Canadian Screen Awards nominees, including 15 Hot Docs alumni. The Canadian Screen Awards will take place on March 12…


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Michelle Latimer's Rise Premieres at Sundance

Congratulations to long-time Hot Docs programmer Michelle Latimer on her new VICELAND series Rise, which will debut three episodes in the special events category at Sundance 2017.


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