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Hot Docs International Premiere: T-Rex

Movie description provided by Hot Docs: Just 17 years old, Claressa “T-Rex” Shields is a boxing phenomenon. With an unbeaten record, she trains hard on the equally hard streets of Flint, Michigan. 157 more words


Comedian Tig Notaro to headline Hot Docs film festival

Toronto’s Hot Docs film festival announced its 2015 festival Tuesday morning, and its lineup is more diverse than ever.

“This year we are showcasing work from 45 different countries,” said Charlotte Cook, Hot Docs’ director of programming. 379 more words


Hot Docs Unveils Stellar 2015 Line Up


Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival announced its full film line-up for the upcoming 22nd edition, April 23–May 3, at a press conference this morning at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema in Toronto. 1,119 more words

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Hot Docs Announces 10 More Special Presentations Titles

What Happened, Miss Simone?

Today Hot Docs announced 10 documentary features that will screen in this year’s Special Presentations program, joining 17 selections previously announced… 824 more words

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Toronto film screening seeks to bridge views in Israel-Palestine conflict

At the Toronto premiere of a documentary about Gaza tonight, organizers are hoping to offer a new view on the divisive Israeli-Palestinian conflict, through the eyes of children. 285 more words


Hot Docs Offers First Look at Special Presentation Titles

The Circus Dynasty

Hot Docs has provided a first look at 17 documentary features that will be a part of this year’s Special Presentations program, a high-profile collection of world and international premieres, award-winners from the recent international festival circuit and works by master filmmakers or featuring some star subjects. 1,058 more words

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Hot Docs to include films on Kurt Cobain, comedic Canadians

TORONTO – Films about Kurt Cobain, white supremacy and a Canadian comedy writer’s homecoming are among the projects headed to Hot Docs.

Organizers for the annual documentary festival announced 17 features set for the Special Presentations program, a collection of world and international premieres, festival award-winners and works by master filmmakers. 128 more words