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Our biggest program of the year is back! Every year, the Festival In-School program runs in conjunction with the Hot Docs Festival.This year we are pleased to offer a variety of docs on subjects that will engage and inform your students. Select one or multiple. The program is perfect for planning your own in-school festival!
  • Available April 19 – May 6, 2022
  • Book the films for the dates that coincide with your teaching
  • Note that the two booking windows are different lengths
  • Be sure to note the grade recommendations.
  • Each film will be sent with a link, password, and education package
  • Material will be sent the week prior to your selected dates
  • If booking during the program dates, material will be sent within one business day
  • All films are captioned or subtitled in English
  • You must preview all material before sharing with your class
BOOKING ARE CLOSED

Questions? CONTACT ELSPETH ARBOW

The Films


Bangla Surf Girls

  • D: Elizabeth D. Costa
  • Canada
  • Bengali with English subtitles
  • 2021
  • 86 min

RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 7–12

Changing the Game

  • D: Michael Barnett
  • USA
  • English
  • 2019
  • 95 min
RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 9-12

Deaf Jam

  • D: Judy Lief
  • USA
  • ASL and English with integrated English captions
  • 2010
  • 54 min
RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 7–12

Kiss the Ground

  • D: Josh Tickell, Rebecca Tickell
  • USA
  • English
  • 2020
  • 47 min
RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 5–12 

Picture a Scientist

  • D: Ian Cheney, Sharon Shattuck
  • USA
  • English
  • 2020
  • 56 min
RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 7–12

School by the Sea

  • D: Solveig Melkeraaen
  • Norway
  • Norwegian with English subtitles
  • 2021
  • 30 min
RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 5–12

Small Town Pride

  • D: Chelle Turingan, Riley Sparks
  • Canada
  • English
  • 2021
  • 60 min
RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 7–12

Twyla Moves

  • D: Steven Cantor
  • USA
  • English
  • 2021
  • 84 min
HIGH SCHOOL GRADES ONLY

 

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