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Hot Docs 2020 Award Winners Announced

Hot Docs is pleased to announce the winning films in this year’s official competition and the recipients of additional awards honouring Canadian filmmakers. Juries deliberated during the opening…


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New Hot Docs-Slaight Family Fund Supports Canadian Music Docs

Hot Docs, in partnership with The Slaight Family Foundation, is pleased to announce the creation of the Hot Docs-Slaight Family Fund. Through a gift of $450,000 from The Slaight Family…


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EyeSteelFilm's Bob Moore Named Don Haig Award Recipient

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that Bob Moore, co-president and creative producer of Montreal’s EyeSteelFilm, has been named this year’s Don Haig Award recipient. Now in its 15th year, the Don…


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Hot Docs-Blue Ice Docs Fund Awards $115,000 to 10 African Doc Projects

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and Blue Ice Docs are pleased to announce that 10 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 Four Projects

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that four additional 2019 projects will receive funding from the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund. These four join previously announced projects Blue Box, *Love, The Last…


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