Hot Docs Picks Two Projects for First Partners Co-financing Initiative

Hot Docs today unveiled the first two documentary projects to receive production support through Hot Docs Partners, its CAN$2.6 million ($1.9 million) cofinancing initiative that was launched a year ago at the annual festival in Toronto. The most recent addition to Hot Docs’ CAN$9 million ($6.7 million) production fund portfolio, Partners matches a select group of doc-friendly, socially conscious investors […]

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Transcontinental Railroad’s role in expansion across US highlighted

Into the Wild West: Transcontinental Railroad’s role in expansion across America is highlighted in photos showing Mormon families, a Shoshone tribe and workers laying tracks in the 1800s e-mail View comments The Transcontinental Railroad’s role in the expansion into the Wild West during the 1800s is highlighted in a fascinating new exhibition at the Oakland Museum of California. The Pacific […]

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ midnight showing crowd in California may have been exposed to measles

"Avengers: Endgame" viewers in Fullerton, Calif., may have been exposed to measles during a midnight premiere showing. (Photo: MARVEL STUDIOS) “Avengers: Endgame” movie-goers in California may have been exposed to measles, the Orange County Health Care Agency warns.  A woman in her 20s, now confirmed to have measles, attended a late night screening of the final “Avengers” installment last Thursday, according […]

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Skipton Building Society launches a new best-buy easy-access Cash Isa paying 1.48%

SKIPTON Building Society has just launched an easy-access Cash Isa paying 1.48 per cent in interest, making it the best account for your hard-earned cash. The account narrowly beats the previous market-leading easy-access account by Coventry Building Society, which pays customers 1.47 per cent in interest. Virgin Money also pays customers 1.47 per cent in interest through its Double-Take E-Isa, […]

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