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Hot Docs Picks 27 Projects for Annual Forum

Hot Docs Picks 27 Projects for Annual Forum

Hot Docs has released the names of the 27 projects slated to take part in this year’s Hot Docs Forum. This year’s crop were selected from 193 submissions and represent 14 different countries.

“The 2011 Hot Docs Forum responds to continuing shifts and changes in the documentary industry,” said Elizabeth Radshaw, Hot Docs Forum and Market Director, “but what remains the same is the opportunity for some intense and intimate networking with key industry executives. In addition to matching exceptional international content with funding and support, the Hot Docs Forum offers a space for selected projects and production companies to showcase the many unique faces of the documentary form for both broadcast and non-broadcast funding sources.”

The forum takes place May 4 and 5 during the 2011 edition of Hot Docs that runs April 28 – May 8.

The following projects, ordered by country, will be presented at this year’s forum:

“I Am a Girl” (Australia)
“Miss Nikki and the Tiger Girls” (Australia)
“Doc Pomus, a Man and his Music” (Canada)
“Gaza Doctor” (Canada)
“Pyongyang Express: Escape on the Underground Railroad” (Canada)
“Under the City” (Canada)
“Waiting Room” (Canada)
“Within Every Woman” (Canada)
“Seven Days, Seven Nights” (Columbia, Spain, Venezuela)
“Finding Vivian Maier” (Denmark, U.S.)
“Buffalo Bill and the Conquest of the East” (France, Germany)
“World According to Irving” (Germany)
“The Garden of Eden” (Israel)
“When Two Worlds Collide” (Peru)
“TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard” (Sweden)
“Light In Her Eyes” (Syria)
“A Whole Lott More” (UK)
“The Dark Matter of Love” (UK)
“A Fierce Green Fire” (U.S.)
“Gideon’s Army” (U.S.)
“How to Survive a Plague” (U.S.)
“Informant” (U.S.)
“Pride” (U.S.)
“Unstable Elements” (U.S.)
“Uranium Drive-In” (U.S.)

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