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Barbara Kopple Named Hot Docs 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient

The Hot Docs Board of Directors is pleased to announce it has chosen two-time Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple as the recipient of its 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award. As part of the…

A respected director and producer of documentaries, narrative film and commercials spots, Barbara Kopple’s remarkable career has led her to receive two Academy Awards for Best Documentary…


Hot Docs Alumni Nominated for Academy Awards

Congratulations to Hot Docs official selections Last Men in Aleppo (D: Firas Fayyad) and Strong Island (D: Yance Ford) on their nominations for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature; and…


Hot Docs Alumni Make Oscar Shortlists

Congratulations to Hot Docs official selections City of Ghosts (D: Matthew Heineman), Last Men in Aleppo (D: Firas Fayyad), Long Strange Trip (D: Amir Bar-Lev), Strong Island (D: Yance Ford)…


Hot Docs Heads to Bogotá

Hot Docs is thrilled to partner with Cinemateca Distrital on Hot Docs Bogotá, taking place in Bogotá, Colombia, from November 9 to 14.

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Hot Docs Alumni Success Stories

Congratulations to our Hot Docs Alumni.

Hot Docs 2017 Forum and Deal Maker participants 93QUEEN, The Feeling of Being Watched, Untitled Jennifer Laude Documentary and Hot Docs 2016 Deal…


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