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Rogers Audience Award to Be Presented at 2022 Hot Docs Festival

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that the Rogers Audience Award and accompanying cash prizes totaling $50,000 CDN, courtesy of Rogers Group of Funds, will be presented at the 2022 Hot Docs Festival.

This year, the Award will honour the top three Canadian documentaries in the audience poll. First place will receive a cash prize of $25,000, second place will receive $15,000 and third place will receive $10,000. 

Feature-length documentaries screening as part of Hot Docs Festival that have a Canadian director and are CAVCO certified will be eligible for the Rogers Audience Award. 

Online voting will take place during the Festival, and will close at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 6. Votes will be tallied and the winning films with the highest average scores will be announced at a special encore screening on Sunday, May 8.   

Eligible films: 

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