Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 2022 runs through Apr 28-May 8

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

Toronto/CMEDIA: Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 2022 taking place in Toronto from April 28 to May 08 is thrilled to welcome noteworthy guests and film subjects to this year’s Festival.

Special guests include members of The Kids In The Hall, actor Jay Baruchel, activist, and Walt Disney’s great-niece Abigail Disney, Bellingcat’s Christo Grozev, and many more.

190 directors would be hosted by the Festival to introduce their films and participate in post-screening audience Q&As. In most cases, the guests will be present at one or more screenings.

North America’s largest documentary festival, conference, and market, Hot Docs ( is a
not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing and celebrating the art of documentary and to
creating production opportunities for documentary filmmakers.

The 29th annual edition of Hot Docs will be presented from April 28 to May 8, 2022, in cinemas across Toronto as well as online to audiences throughout Canada.

A dynamic hybrid experience for industry delegates would be offered by the Festival including
a live three-day program of knowledge sessions and networking events on its first weekend.

Included in this would be the online market programs and sessions, such as the renowned Hot Docs Forum, Hot Docs Deal Maker, Distribution Rendezvous and The Doc Shop. Year-round, Hot Docs supports the Canadian and international industry with professional development programs and a multi-million-dollar production fund portfolio and fosters education through documentaries with its popular free program Docs For Schools.

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, a century-old landmark located in Toronto’s Annex neighborhood and the world’s first and largest documentary cinema is owned and programmed by Hot Docs and operates Hot Docs at the Home streaming platform.

A charitable, not-for-profit organization, Hot Docs is committed to advancing the art of documentary and supporting opportunities for independent filmmakers.

Free tickets are offered by Hot Docs for all screenings before 5:00 p.m. to those 60+ and students with valid photo I.D., available online the day of the screening, subject to availability.

Free screenings for students courtesy of CBC GEM.

Hot Docs is proud to include Scotia Wealth Management as its Presenting Platinum Partner; Rogers
Group of Funds as its Founding Partner; CBC Gem as its Signature Partner; Cineplex and Netflix as its
Presenting Partners; and Telefilm Canada and the Government of Ontario as its Major Supporters.

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