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2019 Festival Welcomes Special Guests

Hot Docs is honoured to welcome a number of special guests to this year’s Festival. In addition to guest subjects, 208 directors will be in attendance at the Festival to introduce their films and…

Featured guests are listed below. In most cases, the guests will be present at one or more screenings.

**Brooke Harrison, Samuel Zeif, Victoria Gonzalez, Dillon McCooty, and Manuel and…

2019 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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Hot Docs Alumni Nominated for 2019 Canadian Screen Awards

Congratulations to the Hot Docs alumni nominated for Canadian Screen Awards:

  • Hot Docs official selections Letter from Masanjia (D: Leon Lee) and *What…

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Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund Awards $115,000 to Eight 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 $115,000 CAD in development and…

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Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund Awards $45,000 to Four Projects

Hot Docs is pleased to announce four 2018 projects will receive a total of $45,000 in funds from the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund. Established in…

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