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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,…


Top 20 Audience Picks 2019

Voted on by audience ballot, the top 20 films in the running for the 2019 Audience Award will appear here during the Festival.

Audience voting opens on April 25, 2019.


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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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CrossCurrents Doc Fund Theatrical Strand Awards $30,000 to The Art of Living in Danger

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and the Panicaro Foundation are pleased to announce that The Art of Living in Danger (Mina Keshavarz; Iran, Germany) is the grant recipient for…


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CrossCurrents Doc Fund Short/Interactive Strand Awards $10,000 to Jewel of Pamir

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and the R&M Lang Foundation are pleased to announce that Jewel of Pamir (Tamana Ayazi, Ali Atif; Afghanistan) has been chosen to receive a…


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New CrossCurrents Canada Doc Fund Awards $160,000 to Six Canadian Projects

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is pleased to announce that six films—four features and two shorts/mid-lengths—have received production and development grants from the new…


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