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Hot Docs Wraps 23rd Edition With Record-Breaking Audiences of 211,000

Hot Docs has wrapped its 23rd edition with record-breaking audience numbers reaching an estimated 211,000. The 11-day event featured 462 public screenings of 232 films on 15 screens across Toronto,…


Toronto-Based Producer Ed Barreveld Named 2016 Don Haig Award Recipient

On May 2, Hot Docs announced Ed Barreveld as the recipient of the 2016 Don Haig Award, recognizing creative vision and entrepreneurship, as well as a track record of mentoring emerging Canadian…


Scotiabank Big Ideas Series Returns to 2016 Festival

This year’s edition of the Scotiabank Big Ideas Series offers audiences the opportunity to experience six thought-provoking documentaries.

Following the screening hear, first-hand, from the…


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Steve James Named Hot Docs 2016 Outstanding Achievement Recipient

The Hot Docs Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has chosen Steve James as the recipient of its 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award. As part of the honour, Hot Docs will screen a…


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Rosie Dransfeld Honoured With Focus On Retrospective at Hot Docs 2016

Hot Docs is pleased to announced that this year’s Focus On retrospective will pay tribute to Gemini Award-winning producer and director Rosie Dransfeld. The Focus On program showcases the work of a…


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