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    Hot Docs: Technological Revolution, 'Total Disruption,' Stolen Privacy

    “Isn’t it ironic that I’m having all these technical problems when I’m supposed to be talking about technology?” director Ondi Timoner asked a very patient (for awhile) Hot Docs audience Monday. Well, yeah, but it’s hardly the only irony that’s been on display here in Toronto.

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    Feel Good Jewel Thief Tale 'Doris Payne' Charms Hot Docs Audiences

    One of the many world premieres that enjoyed a warm response from Hot Docs' opening weekend (here's our take on another), Kirk Marcolina and Matthew Pond's "The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne" tells the remarkable story of their titular subject -- a woman who went from a poor, single African-America...

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    Hot Docs Wrap: Canadian International Film Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Winnows World's Best Docs

    Like a lot of people, the Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival (official name) is "trying to figure out who we are," according to program director Charlotte Cook: In other, trying to figure out where they’re going to go, now that the fest has hit its 20th year -- a convenient moment to reas...

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    Riveting Strip Club-Set Family Saga 'The Manor' Opens Hot Docs In Style

    After spending a decade as a film animator, Shawney Cohen got burnt out and decided it was time to take a break from his career to spend some time working at the family business. It just so happens that business was The Manor, a strip club located 40 miles west of Toronto, Canada.

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    FatLabs Composer Vikas Kohli Heads to Cannes and HotDocs (VIDEO)

    Indo-Canadian composer Vikas Kohli of FatLabs has two films gearing up for the festival circuit.

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    Exclusive: See the Lengths People Will Go to Preserve Their Dead Pet's Memory in 'Furever' Trailer

    When Amy Finkel's post-mortem pet preservation documentary was first put Kickstarter two years ago, it managed to more than double its $5,000 donation goal and inspire quite a bit of interest in its covering of how we handle animal deaths in varying capacities. Now with the film complete and screeni...

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    Exclusive: 2 Powerful Scenes From Health Insurance Doc 'Remote Area Medical'; Premieres at Full Frame

    Last year, filmmaker duo Jeff Reichert and Farihah Zaman (2010's election doc "Gerrymandering") made a three minute informational doc on Remote Area Medical, a free, three day pop up medical clinic in Tennessee that specializes in providing care to Americans without health insurance. You can see the...

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    Hot Docs Sets Full Lineup For 20th Anniversary Fest

    Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival has announced the full film line-up for its 20th edition -- running April 25 to May 5 in Toronto, Canada -- at a press conference yesterday at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema. From 2,386 film submissions, this year’s slate will present a whopping 205 t...

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    Hot Docs Sets 28 Films For 2013 Edition

    Toronto's Hot Docs has announced 28 documentary features that will be a part of this year’s Special Presentations program, a "collection of world and international premieres, award-winners from the recent international festival circuit, and works by master filmmakers, and featuring some star subject...

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    Hot Docs Review: 'Detropia' A Beautiful & Affecting Portrait Of A City In Decline

    "Detropia" is more than just a portrait of a city. The latest film from "Jesus Camp" filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady is ultimately a moving and powerful micro-portrait of a hurting nation.

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