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NFB docs set to world premiere at IDFA

Ariel Nasr’s The Forbidden Reel and Mira Burt-Wintonick’s Wintopia will world bow at the Amsterdam film fest alongside interactive project Far Away from Far Away.

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Hot Docs commissions first film

In the Name of All Canadians will explore the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in six shorts by various directors, including Karen Chapman and Patrick Reed.

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HGF invests $400K across 30 film projects

Among the films picking up funding are new feature film projects from Don McKellar and Stephen Dunn.

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Shaw Media-Hot Docs invests $120K across 5 projects

Five docs, including Nisha Pahuja’s Send Us Your Brother and Jay Cheel’s How to Build a Time Machine, have received a total of $120,000 in grants from the Shaw Media-Hot Docs Funds.