CrossCurrents Canada Doc Fund Awards $150,000 to 10 Canadian Projects

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is pleased to announce that 10 films—eight features and two shorts—have received a total of $150,000 CAD in production, development and…

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CrossCurrents Doc Fund Theatrical Stream Awards $30,000 to CHILDREN OF THE MIST and WARPLAY

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and the Panicaro Foundation are pleased to announce that Children of the Mist (D: Diem Ha Le, Vietnam) and WarPlay (D: Hemen Kurda,…

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CrossCurrents Doc Fund Short/Interactive Stream Awards $10,000 to FOR VENIDA, FOR KALIEF

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and the R&M Lang Foundation are pleased to announce that For Venida, For Kalief (D: Sisa Bueno, USA) has been chosen to receive a $10,000…

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Award-Winning Filmmaker Stanley Nelson Named 2020 Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient

The Hot Docs Board of Directors is pleased to announce it has chosen multi-award-winning director and producer Stanley Nelson as the recipient of its 2020 Outstanding Achievement Award. As part…

With a dense catalogue of thought-provoking documentaries chronicling the African American experience, Stanley Nelson is a celebrated filmmaker many times over. A MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, he…

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Hot Docs Honours Raymonde Provencher with 2020 Focus On Retrospective

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that it will pay tribute to award-winning Canadian filmmaker Raymonde Provencher with this year’s Focus On retrospective, an annual program showcasing the work of…

With a passion for international affairs that has spanned her decades-long career, RAymonde Provencher has been celebrated for her bold and honest approach to filmmaking. As a journalist and…

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2020 Made In Program to Highlight Docs from Northern Ireland

The 2020 Hot Docs Festival will showcase recent works from Northern Ireland in our Made In program. The program is presented in partnership with Northern Ireland Screen.

“We’re excited to…

Past Made In programs have focused on films from Italy (2019), Mexico (2018), Japan (2017), Australia (2016), India (2015), Denmark (2014), Poland (2013), Southeastern Europe (2012), Italy (2011),…

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Hot Docs Alumni Nominated for Oscars

Congratulations to Hot Docs official selections American Factory (D: Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert), The Edge of Democracy (D: Petra Costa), For Sama (D: Waad al-Kateab, Edward…

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Hot Docs Partners & Alumni Films at Sundance

Hot Docs Partners is honoured and delighted to support three incredible films that will premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Hot Docs Partners is a $2.6-million CAD financing initiative that…

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