On 25 April Hot Docs International Documentary film Festival will begin in Canada. Five Polish documentaries were included in this year's programme.

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, organised for the first time in 1993, is the biggest documentary film festival in North America. It takes place each year in spring and apart from film screenings it hosts an international film market and conferences dedicated to film industry. This year's 26th edition will take place 25 April - 5 May.

Five Polish documentaries made it to the festival this year. In the Shorts section the audience will see two documentary movies: "Connected" by Aleksandra Maciejczyk and "Love 404" by Agata Baugmart.

"The Symphony of the Ursus Factory" by Jaśmina Wójcik will be presented as a part of the Artscapes programme, which consists of films focusing on the creativity in the process of making visual art, while in the International Spectrum section we can find "And There Was Love in the Ghetto" by Jolanta Dylewska. The fifth film, a Polish-Belarusian coproduction "Strip and War" by Andrei Kutsila, was invited to the World Showcase section.

The full festival programme is available on Hot Docs website.