Hot Docs, the Canadian International Documentary Festival, opens this Thursday, April 24th at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema. Running until May 4th, this is something that you don't want to miss. With 197 films from over 40 different countries, it is due to show Toronto (and the world) what it means to be outspoken and outstanding. The Festival will open with the international premiere of Brian Knappenberger's The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz. See the full list of films here.
The film lineup will cover over 52 important subjects that affect our world, including Activism and Protest, the Environment, Addiction, Capitalism and Big Business, Family Relationships, Gender and Sexuality, Immigration, Media and much more. Many special guests, such as a record 186 well-established directors and nearly 30 main actors, will be appearing at featured screenings.
Hot Docs tickets, packages and passes can be bought online (www.hotdocs.ca), by phone at 416-637-5150 or at the Box Office, located at 2 Bloor Street West (Cumberland Terrace – Lower Level). Registration is still available online and on-site registration will open at noon on April 23rd.
Regular tickets: $14.60
Special event tickets: $19.25
Late-night screenings: $6.20
More than movies, the Film Festival has prepared a fantastic itinerary of sessions and workshops for those working or interested in the industry. They have also set up exclusive market and networking events and are expecting over 200 decision makers to come, including key players from ARTE/ZDF, CBC, Discovery Networks International, NHK, OWN: The Oprah Network, PBS, Shaw Media and more.
Wednesday, 23rd April 2014, 08:20pm.