Post Tagged with: "Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival"

/ 05/05/2012 9:51 PM

4 films about Asia among the Hot Docs 2012 Award Winners

On 4th may, ten awards and $71,000 in cash prizes were presented to Canadian and international filmmakers, including awards for Festival films in competition and those recognizing emerging and established filmmakers. 4 of the awarded films are about or from Asia Pacific. . Best Canadian Feature THE WORLD BEFORE HER (D: Nisha Pahuja; P: Cornelia Principe, Nisha Pahuja, Ed Barreveld) Sponsored by [...]

/ 04/24/2012 11:46 AM

“It’s a crazy, visual sport” (The Ottawa Citizen)

This ancient game involves players competing to control a headless goat. An Ottawa filmmaker has captured the action.   Ottawa-area filmmaker Najeeb Mirza first saw the sport of buzkashi in Tajikistan in 2004. And he was hooked. BY KENDRA HOSKIN OTTAWA CITIZEN (APRIL 23, 2012) The age-old Central Asian game involves men on horseback competing for control of the headless [...]

/ 04/20/2012 2:29 PM

3 asian Hot Docs to watch (Now Toronto)

The magazine Now Toronto has selected its favorite 10 docs to be watched during the next Hot Docs festival which will open on in Toronto. Among them, 3 docs from or about Asia. “The huge documentary fest doesn’t start until next week, but you’d better buy your tickets now for these flicks, which are sure to sell out.” Ai Weiwei: [...]

/ 03/22/2012 11:29 AM

Hot Docs 2012 Canadian International Documentary Festival to show 2 docs about China

Hot Docs 2012, April 26 to May 6, will open will the Canadian Premiere of Alison Klayman’s AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY. HOT DOCS ANNOUNCES 2012 LINE UP – 189 DOCUMENTARIES FROM A RECORD 51 COUNTRIES Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival announced its full film line-up for the upcoming 19th edition, April 26-May 6. From 2,085 film submissions, this year’s [...]

/ 03/21/2012 5:31 PM

Hot Docs 2012 selects 20 films from or about Asia Pacific

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival announced its full film line-up for the upcoming 19th edition, April 26-May 6, at a press conference this morning at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema in Toronto. From 2,085 film submissions, this year’s slate will present 189 titles from a record 51 countries in 11 screening programs. Among this selection, 20 films are from [...]