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Hot Docs Wraps 26th Anniversary Edition With Record-Breaking Audiences of 228,000

Hot Docs has wrapped its 26th edition with record-breaking audience numbers reaching an estimated 228,000. The 11-day event featured 451 public screenings of 234 films on 14 screens across Toronto,…

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Hot Docs 2019 Audience Awards

The winner of the Hot Docs Audience Award is Maxima (D: Claudia Sparrow, USA), the story of Máxima Acuña, an Indigenous Peruvian farmer who refuses to cower to a multi-billion-dollar…

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Prey Wins $50,000 Rogers Audience Award for Best Canadian Documentary

On May 5, the Rogers Audience Award for Best Canadian Documentary was awarded to Prey. As part of the award, director Matt Gallagher received a $50,000 cash prize, courtesy of the Rogers Group of…

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Hot Docs 2019 Award Winners Announced

At the Hot Docs Awards Presentation, hosted by Garvia Bailey, co-founder and host/producer of, 14 awards and $75,000 in cash and prizes were presented to Canadian…

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2019 Festival Welcomes Special Guests

Hot Docs is honoured to welcome a number of special guests to this year’s Festival. In addition to guest subjects, 208 directors will be in attendance at the Festival to introduce their films and…

Featured guests are listed below. In most cases, the guests will be present at one or more screenings.

**Brooke Harrison, Samuel Zeif, Victoria Gonzalez, Dillon McCooty, and Manuel and…

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