Congratulations to Hot Docs-Blue Ice Docs Fund alumni The Mother of All Lies,
directed by Asmae El Moudir, on receiving the Best Director award at the 39th annual IDA Documentary Awards
. The film was also nominated in the Best Writing category.
We're very excited to announce that two Hot Docs alumni have been selected for the 2024 Academy Awards® shortlist
, with Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund and Corus-Hot Docs Funds recipient To Kill a Tiger
(D: Nisha Pahuja) in the Documentary Feature Film category, and Hot Docs-Blue Ice Docs Fund recipient The Mother of All Lies
(D: Asmae El Moudir | Morocco) in the International Feature Film category.
Additionally, among the shortlisted films are six Hot Docs 2023 official selections, including The Eternal Memory
(D: Maite Alberdi), Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie
(D: Davis Guggenheim) and A Still Small Voice
(D: Luke Lorentzen) in the Documentary Feature Film category, 20 Days in Mariupol
(D: Mstyslav Chernov) in both the Documentary Feature Film and International Feature Film category, as well as Between Earth & Sky
(D: Andrew Nadkarni) and How We Get Free
(D: Geeta Gandbhir, Samantha Knowles) in the Documentary Short Film category.