Hot Docs Completes Line-up

The Manor
The official programme has been announced for the 2013 Hot Docs Film Festival. Hot Docs will present a total of 205 documentaries this year, which were selected from an impressive pool of 2386 submissions. This year’s line-up features 44 world premieres and includes a commendable 51 Canadian films. Hot Docs will kick-off the festival with the world premiere of the Canadian doc The Manor. Directed by Shawney Cohen, who makes his feature debut as a director, The Manor follows Cohen’s return to his family’s strip club/motel in small town Ontario where he reflects upon the livelihood of his (dys)functional family. The Manor kicks off the festival when Hot Docs begins on April 25. The full list of films can be found here.