Hot Docs Partners Projects
FIREBALL: VISITORS FROM DARKER WORLDS
D: Werner Herzog, Clive Oppenheimer | USA, UK
About meteors and comets and their influence on ancient religions and other cultural and physical impacts they’ve had on Earth.
D: Diana Neille, Richard Poplak | South Africa, Canada
THE LOST LEONARDO
D: Andreas Koefoed | Denmark, France
The inside story behind the Salvator Mundi, the most expensive painting ever sold at $450 million, presumed to be a long-lost masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci.
D: Josh Alexander | P: Daniel J. Chalfen, Mike Jackson, Kedar Massenburg, Josh Alexander | USA
Documenting the life story of iconic activist and spiritual leader Al Sharpton, from eight-year-old preacher to civil rights activist.
D: Snow Hnin Ei Hlaing | P: Bob Moore, Ulla Lehman, Mila Aung-Thwin, Snow Hnin Ei Hlaing | Myanmar, Germany, Canada
Filmed over five years, Midwives follows a small birthing clinic in the highly politicized region of western Myanmar.
ONCE UPON A TIME IN VENEZUELA
D: Anabel Rodríguez Ríos | P: Sepp R. Brudermann | Venezuela, UK, Brazil, Austria
As the village of Congo Mirador prepares for an election, two contenders clash over political differences while a young girl becomes a poetic and powerful voice of reason.
D: Sam Soko | Kenya
One of Kenya's most outspoken photojournalists, Boniface “Softie” Mwangi's ideals are tested when he must choose between country and those closest to him while running for office.
WE ARE HERE
D: Ariel Nasr | P: Sergeo Kirby | Canada
Hot Docs Partners joined SODEC and Canadian Media Fund in supporting Loaded Pictures's We Are Here, a CBC and Canal D documentary.