Two Close Up projects have been selected to pitch at Hot Docs Forum 2022!
— OUT OF PLACE, directed by Mohammed Al-Madjalawi and produced by Manolo Diaz Rämö, Beatrice Pourbagher Garcia, Mohammed Al-Majdalawi
— LET’S PLAY SOLDIERS, directed by Mariam Al-Duhubhani and produced by Mohammed Al-Jaberi
OUT OF PLACE is a coming-of-age story filmed throughout 20 years following Palestinians, who have now successfully settled in Europe.
LET’S PLAY SOLDIERS follows Nasser, a child-soldier from Yemen trying to find his place in his community, where the on-going war forced him to become the guardian of his younger siblings’ fate.
This year marks the 23rd edition of the Hot Docs Forum, Hot Docs’ flagship industry event. Hot Docs Forum is a dynamic live event where selected projects are pitched for co-production financing to a roundtable of leading commissioning editors, film fund representatives, financiers, programming executives, angel investors, and delegates from around the globe.
Congratulations, filmmakers! We are wishing you the best of luck on your pitch!
To read more about Hot Docs Forum and the selected projects >>