Hot Docs Documentary Film Festival Summed Up Automatic translate
TORONTO. On May 3, in Toronto, the winning films of North America’s largest documentary festival, Hot Docs, became known. Annually, more than 200 works from all over the world participate in the program of film forum screenings. Hot Docs was first held in 1993, its founder is the Documentary Organization of Canada, which is an association of independent documentary film producers.
The winner of the Canadian Hot Docs full-length film program was the film directed by Charles Wilkinson, Hyde Guay: At World’s End. The main topic of the film was the history of legal protection of the indigenous population. The picture of British director Karen Guthrie, "The Closer We Get," became the leader in the international program of feature films. This is a melodrama telling an incredible story about broken dreams, compassion and loyalty, told by daughter Karen.
The special prize of the jury of the international program of the Hot Docs festival, as well as a cash reward of $ 5 thousand, was received by the film of the Ukrainian director Ostap Kostyuk “Living Guard”. The picture is dedicated to the conflict of two worlds - about life, human destinies, love, traditions, family, nature of mountains in the modern and ancient worlds.
A special jury prize in the Canadian full-length film program awarded the picture of director Amina’s profile by Sofia Derasp. The prize for the best medium-length documentary was awarded to the film Warriors from the North, directed by Soren Steen Jespersen (Denmark). The winner in the nomination “Best Short Documentary” was the film “Territory” directed by Eleanor Mortimer (Great Britain).
The international festival of documentary films Hot Docs was held from April 23 to May 3.
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