Alumni took home awards for best Canadian feature documentary, emerging Canadian filmmaker, the Rogers Audience Award (pictured: Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy) and many more.
Leigh Joseph, a Sḵwxw̱ú7mesh Nation ethnobotanist, moves back to her traditional territory of Squamish and contemplates her relationship with plants and their role as teachers. The film will premiere on April 29.
Selected participants will work with mentors to develop their projects and receive $1,000 of funding support. Apply by May 13.
Twelve alumni films will stream at the online festival, which runs from April 29 to May 9. Lisa Jackson will participate in the 2021 Hot Docs Forum to win funding for her film, Wilfred Buck.
Including Queen of the Morning Calm (pictured) by director Gloria Ui Young Kim which won the William F. White Reel Canadian Indie Award. Gloria received the DGC Ontario Best Director award for her work on the film.
This is the second year in a row that an NSI IndigiDocs film has its world premiere at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.
The true crime documentary about Donald Lang and Lowell Myers will be pitched live online to leading international decision makers in May in hopes of securing funding.
The Hot Docs industry and programming teams will be on hand to talk about their 2020 festival (April 30 – May 10) and answer your questions.
The award jury called the film “a lasting document that brings together past and future to illuminate oppression and resilience.”
Adeline Bird, Charlene Moore and Trudy Stewart will participate in skills training and workshops during this spring’s Hot Docs festival.
Includes NSI IndigiDocs short ahkameyimo nitanis (Keep Going My Daughter) from Candy Fox and Chris Ross.
Elise joined the 2016 NSI Aboriginal Documentary students for the five-day trip to Toronto.