Watch the new teaser trailer for the documentary Faceless, Jennifer Ngo’s intimate portrayal of four young protestors in Hong Kong.
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Hot Docs
WHERE: Toronto, Canada
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Hot Docs (www.hotdocs.ca), North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market.
“You Are Not A Soldier is an ode to survival and love. It is my anti-war sigh,” says director Maria Carolina Telles. “The film is also a way of talking about overcoming grief.”
SEYRAN ATES: SEX, REVOLUTION AND ISLAM – Documentary Film on Bisexual Muslim Feminist and Human Rights Activist at Hot Docs
Seyran Ateş, a Turkish-German bisexual Muslim feminist and human rights activist, founded the Ibn Ruschd-Goethe mosque, the first liberal and LGBT friendly place of worship for Muslims in Germany.
THE SPOKESWOMAN, Documentary on María de Jesús Patricio, the First Indigenous Woman to Run for Mexican Presidency to Premiere at Hot Docs
Filmmaker Luciana Kaplan returns to Hot Docs film festival for the international premiere of her latest documentary The Spokeswoman.
Watch First Trailer for DIRTY TRICKS, Yes Studios’ Documentary Chronicling Cheating Scandal in Competitive Bridge
Dirty Tricks” offers an inside look at the world of competitive bridge, exposing a massive cheating scandal threatening to bring down the sport.
The Face of Anonymous criss-crosses the continent to track the exploits of Commander X, one of the most iconic and divisive figures in the international “hacktivist” network known as Anonymous.
Hot Docs Festival announced the 15 documentary films in the 2021 Special Presentations program, showcasing high-profile premieres, award winners.
Watch trailer for documentaries Finding Sally; First We Eat; and Meat the Future premiering at the 2020 Hot Docs Festival Online, which starts May 28.
Watch trailer for Things We Dare Not Do (Cosas que no hacemos), documentary by Mexican director Bruno Santamaría world premiering at the 2020 Hot Docs.
The coronavirus is having a devastating impact on film festivals. San Francisco and RiverRun International Film Festivals have canceled.
Willie follows the amazing story of Willie O’Ree, the first black player in the NHL, and his family from his great, great-grandfather’s escape from slavery in 1779 to Willie’s induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
The documentary Buddha in Africa by South African filmmaker, Nicole Schafer, will World Premiere at the 2019 Hot Docs Canadian International Festival.