Canada, you're documentary festivals have begun!
Though this site features the US festivals prominently, it's hard to deny that the Canadians have a good thing going. Hot Docs is one of the more respected festivals in the world and its focus on international and independent features is quite impressive. But fear not 'Hollywood movie fan', just because it is 'independent' doesn't mean it's bad. In fact, there are plenty of features that have received praise from other festivals.
So if you live in Canada or have plenty of frequent flier miles and free time, head on over to www.hotdocs.ca to see what most of us doc lovers already know: Hot Docs has a great thing going.