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Hot Docs is North America's largest documentary film festival and conference.
The Toronto based festival screens more than 170 films from around the world, many of them world and North American premieres. International sections are: Spectrum (Competitive), World Showcase, Next (arts, creativity and pop culture).
Concurrent is the Toronto Documentary Forum (TDF), an event focused around a slate of pre-selected project-presentations aimed at both buyers and sellers working in the social, cultural, and political documentary genres. More than 190 broadcasters and distributors from Europe, Australia, the USA, Canada, and elsewhere regularly participate.
Feature films that have screened at Hot Docs include Love Story, Brother No. 1, Pulp: A Film About Life, Death and Supermarkets and Candyman: The David Klein Story.
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