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Hot Docs, Toronto’s Other International Film Festival, is Back for its 20th Year


Hot Docs brings the world's most incisive films to Toronto (photo: Joseph Michael Photography)

Hot Docs brings the world’s most incisive films to Toronto (photo: Joseph Michael Photography)

APRIL 25 TO MAY 5  North America’s largest and most renowned documentary film festival, Hot Docs grows exponentially more popular every year. The 20th edition of the event is set to screen more than 180 thought-provoking flicks that are sure to elicit a range of emotions and trigger innumerable conversations. Alongside the slate of new works is a special presentation of movies by the festival’s 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award recipient, Les Blank, whose 35-plus films are known for poetically exploring American life and culture. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema and other venues, $6.20 to $14.60 per film; call 416-637-5150 or visit hotdocs.ca for a complete film schedule and to purchase tickets.  —Macrina Smart

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