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Hot Docs is pleased to be a part of Nordic Bridges, a year-long initiative led by Toronto's Harbourfront Centre fostering cultural exchange between the Nordic Region and Canada. Working with partners across Canada, Nordic Bridges presents multidisciplinary contemporary art, culture and ideas throughout the year. Here are the 23 films screening as part of Nordic Bridges at the 2022 Hot Docs Festival.
5 Dreamers and a Horse

5 Dreamers and a Horse

  • D: Vahagn Khachatryan, Aren Malakyan  
  • Armenia, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark
  • 80 min
  • International Premiere
Absolute Beginners

Absolute Beginners

  • D: Thora Lorentzen
  • Denmark
  • 372 min
  • International Premiere
African Moot

African Moot

  • D: Shameela Seedat
  • South Africa, Finland
  • 85 min
  • World Premiere
All of Our Heartbeats Are Connected Through Exploding Stars

All of Our Heartbeats Are Connected Through Exploding Stars

  • D: Jennier Rainsford
  • Sweden
  • 77 min
  • North American Premiere
Band

Band

  • D: Álfrún Örnólfsdóttir
  • Iceland
  • 88 min
  • World Premiere
Be My Voice

Be My Voice

  • D: Nahid Persson
  • Sweden, USA, Iran, UK, Norway
  • 83 min
  • Canadian Premiere
Burial

Burial

  • D: Emilija Škarnulyte
  • Lituania, Norway
  • 60 min
  • North American Premiere
Calendar Girls

Calendar Girls

  • D: Maria Loohufvud
  • Sweden
  • 84 min
  • Canadian Premiere
Good Life

Good Life

  • D: Marta Dauliūtė, Viktorija Šiaulytė
  • Sweden, Lithuania, Finland
  • 72 min
  • International Premiere
Historjà - Stitches for Sápmi

Historjà - Stitches for Sápmi

  • D: Thomas Jackson
  • Sweden
  • 88 min
  • International Premiere
History of the World According to Getty Images

History of the World According to Getty Images

  • D: Richard Misek
  • UK, Norway
  • 20 min
  • World Premiere
A House Made of Splinters

A House Made of Splinters

  • D: Simon Lereng Wilmont
  • Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Ukraine
  • 87 min
  • Canadian Premiere
Images of a Nordic Drama

Images of a Nordic Drama

  • D: Nils Gaup
  • Norway
  • 71 min
  • International Premiere
Joyce Carol Oates: A Body in the Service of Mind

Joyce Carol Oates: A Body in the Service of Mind

  • D: Stig Björkman
  • Sweden
  • 90 min 
  • Canadian Premiere
Just Animals

Just Animals

  • D: Saila Kivelä, Vesa Kuosmanen
  • Finland
  • 80 min
  • North American Premiere
The Killing of a Journalist

The Killing of a Journalist

  • D: Matt Sarnecki
  • Denmark, Czech Republic, USA
  • 100 min
  • World Premiere
Name of the Game

Name of the Game

  • D: Håvard Bustnes
  • Norway
  • 102 min
  • North American Premiere
Nelly & Nadine

Nelly & Nadine

  • D: Magnus Gertten
  • Sweden, Belgium, Norway
  • 93 min
  • North American Premiere
Our Memory Belongs to Us

Our Memory Belongs to Us

  • D: Rami Farah
  • Denmark, France
  • 90 min
  • Canadian Premiere
Outside

Outside

  • D: Olha Zhurba
  • Ukraine, Denmark, Netherlands
  • 79 min
  • International Premiere
Portrait of Kaye

Portrait of Kaye

  • D: Ben Reed
  • UK, Finland
  • 56 min
  • International Premiere
Powernapper's Paradise

Powernapper's Paradise

  • D: Samir Arabzadeh
  • Sweden
  • 15 min
  • International Premiere
Skál

Skál

  • D: Cecilie Debell, Maria Tórgarð 
  • Denmark, Faroe Islands
  • 75 min
  • Canadian Premiere


Curious Minds // Chef by Nature: The Foraging Movement
A free online discussion about the time-honoured tradition of foraging, led by Chef Shawn Adler, Chef and Owner of Pow Wow Café in Toronto and the Flying Chestnut Kitchen in Eugenia, moderated by Jane Karges.
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