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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

By | August 2, 2016 at 11:04 am

PEN Canada co-presents Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema from August 12-18.

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Video Review: Camilla Gibb on her PEN Picks

Video Review: Camilla Gibb on her PEN Picks

By | April 1, 2014 at 11:42 am

On March 3, 2014, award-winning author Camilla Gibb hosted the second event in the PEN Picks series presented in partnership with Hot Docs, at which celebrated authors are invited to present a documentary of their choice.

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Review: Director Chris Hope on Hatsumi at PEN Picks

Review: Director Chris Hope on Hatsumi at PEN Picks

By | February 21, 2014 at 10:29 am

Director Chris Hope describes how a post-screening Q&A for PEN Picks demonstrated the value of screening Hatsumi.

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From the Archives: Camilla Gibb reads to Dawit Isaac

From the Archives: Camilla Gibb reads to Dawit Isaac

By | January 22, 2014 at 10:33 am

In late 2011, ten years after the arrest of PEN Canada Honorary Member Dawit Isaac, five writers read letters to imprisoned Eritrean journalists. Camilla Gibb read her letter to Dawit Isaac on stage at Ryerson University. She will present a documentary on March 3, 2014, as part of our PEN Picks series in partnership with Hot Docs.

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PEN Canada and Hot Docs Present New Series: PEN Picks

PEN Canada and Hot Docs Present New Series: PEN Picks

By | January 15, 2014 at 11:00 am

PEN Canada and Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival are pleased to announce that Vincent Lam, Camilla Gibb, Miriam Toews, and Linwood Barclay will headline the PEN Picks series.

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Hot Docs 2013: Censorship and Dissent

Hot Docs 2013: Censorship and Dissent

By | May 9, 2013 at 11:14 am

PEN Canada explores a series of films dealing with censorship and dissent at the 2013 Hot Docs festival.

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Censoring the Body

Censoring the Body

By | May 7, 2013 at 2:38 pm

As we near the end of the 2013 Hot Docs Festival in Toronto, Vanessa Robinson considers the theme of art and censorship in two of this year’s films.

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