Posts Tagged ‘Hot Docs’

Hot Docs 2017: Catch Our 4 Film Premieres

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In Toronto? Don’t miss our 4 film premieres at the 24th edition of Hot Docs!

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New Voices, Necessary Stories: NFB at Hot Docs 2017

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Documentary is Canada’s national art form because the history of our cinema — and, in important ways, the history of our country — has been written in documentary. If you want to understand the Canadian psyche, you have to watch Canadian documentaries. So states Marc Glassman, editor of POV Magazine, writing in a special spring

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Lights, Camera, Parity: NFB Women Shine at Hot Docs

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It’s a banner year for NFB women directors. Only weeks after the NFB made its historic commitment to gender parity in production, Canada’s public producer is heading to Hot Docs with no fewer than eight films by women directors — a diverse crop of new and classic titles that includes four feature docs making their

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Limited Time Only! Rent Unbranded on NFB.ca

Until October 6th, rent Unbranded, a doc about 4 men who rode 16 wild horses from Mexico to Canada in a 3,000 miles epic journey.

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Fort Mac Dreamin’

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The recent dramatic drop in world oil prices may be playing havoc with economic forecasts, but it has upped the creative stakes in Limit is the Sky, a feature doc about Fort McMurray that has just wrapped its final shoot. Established as a 19th century fur trade post, Fort Mac is now the epicentre of

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Hot Docs 2015 | Discover the 8 NFB Docs Presented At the Festival This Year

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Hot Docs 2015 is around the corner! Read about and watch trailers for the 8 new and exciting documentaries we’ll be screening there next month.

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5 NFB Documentaries Headed to Hot Docs 2013

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Toronto’s Hot Docs film festival, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, announced its lineup this morning. Held 25 April-5 May, 2013, the festival will once again feature many NFB productions as part of its Canadian Spectrum program. Check them out below: NCR: Not Criminally Responsible, by John Kastner NCR: Not Criminally Responsible (Trailer) by

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3 Hot Docs filmmakers on their favourite film (and why you should see theirs)

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Toronto’s Hot Docs Festival wrapped up this past Sunday. I hear it was a screaming success. In the spirit of “better late than never”, here are mini-interviews with 3 NFB filmmakers whose films were presented at the festival this year. I asked the 3 filmmakers the same 3 questions: 1. What is your favourite film

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Toronto: 3 free panels about how documentaries can change the world presented during Hot Docs

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The 2011 edition of Toronto’s Hot Docs Film Festival is in full sway. Amidst all the great things happening there until May 8th, I wanted to bring your attention to a great series of talks called Doc Talks. Presented in partnership with the NFB, Doc Talks are an invitation to come meet and interact with

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6 NFB films selected for Hot Docs 2011

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Hot Docs, America’s largest documentary festival, selected and announced the 2011 line-up last week. Some 200 films garnered the attention of the festival’s programmers and the NFB will make a strong showing with 6 films. World premieres Produced by Parabola Films with the NFB’s participation, St-Henri, the 26th of August / À St-Henri le 26

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The Astral Media Scholarship Program is giving money to emerging filmmakers – do you qualify?

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The Astral Media Scholarship Program has put out it’s call for applications. The program has 3 arms through which they support emerging-level filmmakers in Quebec and British Columbia: The Doc U Scholarship Program: 5 emerging filmmakers are provided with a week-long enrollment to the Doc U program, given a $1,000.00 travel stipend and an industry

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Meet Namrata – the inspiration behind Deepa Mehta’s Heaven on Earth

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oehttp://www.nfb.ca/film/namrata_clip_1/ Namrata Gill is one of the many real-life inspirations for Deepa Mehta’s film Heaven on Earth. After 6 years, she courageously left an abusive relationship and launched a surprising new career. This short film is her intensely personal story, told in her own words. The film is screening at Hot Docs, which is taking

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