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Bloor Takeover: Michael Harris w/ Panel after THE MATRIX Screening

Michael Harris’ bestselling and Governor General’s Award-winning The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection was one of the most talked about books of 2014. It is a provocative examination of what it is like to be part of the only generation to know life before and after the […]


Opens in Toronto on Friday, May 29 TORONTO – I AM BIG BIRD THE CAROLL SPINNEY STORY directed by Dave LaMattina & Chad Walker is a heartwarming doc that chronicles the life of Caroll Spinney, the man who has been Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969. For over 4 decades, Caroll’s […]

Blue Ice Docs Acquires 2 Hot Docs Titles

Blue Ice Docs Acquires 2 Hot Docs Titles

TORONTO – Robin Smith of Blue Ice Docs takes Canadian rights for two much anticipated films premiering at the upcoming 2015 Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival. Deprogrammed, making its World Premiere by Canadian filmmaker, Mia Donovan gives a personal and captivating view of Ted “Black Lighting” Patrick and his controversial techniques. Around the World […]


First Festival Screening – Sunday, April 26 @ 9:45pm Often considered the greatest actor of his generation, Marlon Brando had a troubled relationship with both his craft and fame. Behind closed doors, he recorded over 200 hours of private audiotapes over the course of his lifetime, some for self-hypnosis and others as cathartic explorations of […]


Featuring the Q&A from the Scotiabank Big Ideas screening of TIG, and interviews with filmmakers and subjects from BEST OF ENEMIES, STAND BY FOR TAPE BACK-UP, (DIS)HONESTY — THE TRUTH ABOUT LIES, THE CREATION OF MEANING, SETH’S DOMINION, THE WOLFPACK and STAY AWHILE. – Compiled by Hot Docs Click here for previous announcements regarding Hot […]

WEB JUNKIE opens in Toronto, May 30 @ Bloor Hot Docs Cinema

The Bloor Cinema presents on Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31 in attendance of filmakers a Canadian Premiere, WEB JUNKIE a film by award winning doc-makers Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia. China is the first country to diagnose “Internet Addiction” as a clinical disorder and WEB JUNKIE, a feature documentary by Shosh Shlam and […]

NXNE COMEDY presents Reggie Watts, Scott Thompson, Marc Maron…and more

One-man musical mastermind and comedian Reggie Watts, British stand-up star Simon Amstell, Kroll Show’s Andy Milonakis, and Macaulay Culkin’s The Pizza Underground will headline NORTH BY NORTHEAST (NXNE) Comedy this June 18-22, 2014. NXNE Comedy will host The Pizza Underground Brunch, an all-ages show at the Edward Day Gallery on Friday, June 20, where NXNE […]

February Doc Soup Screening – If You Build It @ The Bloor Hot Docs

from vkpr Hot Docs is pleased to announce that February’s Doc Soup will present the Canadian premiere of IF YOU BUILD IT (D: Patrick Creadon, USA, 85 min.) An official selection of the 2013 Full Frame Documentary Festival, IF YOU BUILD IT will screen on Wednesday, February 5, at 6:30 p.m. and 9:15 p.m., and […]