As Sunny Side of the Doc wraps in La Rochelle, France, the event announces the awards for each category of BIPS (Best International Projects Showcase). The winner for History is They Were Coming to Get Me from Lupe film, The Interpreter by Inicia Films won for Science, Burning Needs by Notion Pictures won for Environment, Run for Life by Starhill D.o.o. won for Society/Politics, Donkeymentary:Through the Eyes of a Donkey by Bars Media won the Art/Culture award and Poor Consuelo Conquers the World by Escape Pictures won the award for Cinema, Special and Series. The event also announced the top five screened films from the video library which were Web Warriors by Edward Peill (Film Transit International), The Maps of the Great Explorers by Gil Kebaili (Grand Angle Production), Fly Me to the Moon by John Curtin (Film Transit International), Astroboy in Roboland by Marc Caro (Canal+) and The Berlin Wall by Patrick Rotman (France Televisions Distribution).
- Hot Docs ’17