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2019 Made In Progam to Highlight Docs from Italy

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that the 2019 Festival will showcase recent works from Italy in its Made In program.

Film titles for the program will be announced in March.

“Recent years have seen a surge of in the quality and range of stories being told in Italian documentary,” said Shane Smith, director of programming for Hot Docs. “Italian filmmakers are taking…


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Three Hot Docs Alumni Nominated for Oscars

Minding the Gap and Of Fathers and Sons are nominated in the Documentary Feature category for the 2019 Academy Awards®. Black Sheep is nominated in the Documentary Short Subject category.


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Hot Docs & Bertha DocHouse Partner for Second Edition of Hot Docs London

Hot Docs and Bertha DocHouse are excited to partner for a second year to present another edition of Hot Docs London, a special screening series showcasing critically acclaimed documentaries from this…


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Transformer Wins 2018 Hot Docs Audience Award & $50,000 Rogers Audience Award

The votes are in! The Hot Docs Audience Award winner is Transformer (D: Michael Del Monte; Canada), which tells the story of a father, ex-marine and world-record powerlifter facing a singular…


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Hot Docs Wraps 25th Anniversary Edition With Record-Breaking Audiences of 223,000

Hot Docs has wrapped its 25th edition with record-breaking audience numbers reaching an estimated 223,000. The 11-day event featured 471 public screenings of 247 films on 16 screens across Toronto,…


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