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April 2024: Hot Docs Alumni Successes

This month, we're happy to announce that two Hot Docs alumni films will screen as part of Visions du Réel's International Feature Film Competition, including Mother Vera (D: Cécile Embleton, Alys Tomlinson)—2021 Hot Docs Forum first look second place prize winner—and Hot Docs-Blue Ice Docs Fund recipient Tongo Saa (Rising Up at Night) (D: Nelson Makengo).

Plus, congratulations to two Hot Docs alumni films on their 2024 Canadian Screen Awards nominations! Hot Docs Forum alum and Hot Docs 2023 opening film Twice Colonized (D: Lin Alluna) is nominated in the Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary category and Best Original Music in a Feature Length Documentary category, while CrossCurrents Canada Doc Fund recipient Les Jours (Days) (D: Geneviève Dulude-De Celles) is nominated for Best Sound Design in a Feature Length Documentary.

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