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Hot Docs Festival will take place April 27 to May 7, 2023. Passes and packages will be on sale November 2022.Members save on Hot Docs Festival tickets and ticket packages. Join today!

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Festival Ticket Packages

Our 6-, 12- and 20-Packs are the most flexible and cost-effective way to enjoy the Festival. Ticket package holders:

  • Save money on each ticket, and even more when purchased at early bird rates;
  • Have first crack at securing tickets to their films with an exclusive redemption window in March;
  • Can attend in-cinema screenings or stream online at home;
  • Can bring guests to Festival screenings, or use just one ticket to stream a Festival film at home for as many guests as you want!

Festival Unlimited Online Pass

Streaming multiple films? The Unlimited Online Pass is the best way to enjoy the Festival from the comfort of your home. With this pass you get guaranteed access to all Festival films without needing to get tickets. Just log in and start streaming.

Festival Single Tickets for In-Cinema Screenings & Online Streaming

Regular screenings: $19 ($16 for members)

Special Presentations & Special Events$22 (19 for members)

FREE Daytime Screenings

Students and patrons 60+ can take obtain two free tickets to each non-concurrent Festival screenings that start before 5:00 p.m. Tickets will be available online or at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema box office starting at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the screening. Student or 60+ ID may be checked at the venue. 

Note: Tickets are not available at the screening venues. You must obtain your ticket before arriving at the cinema. Tickets are subject to availability. 

Free daytime screenings for students courtesy of CBC Gem.


Gift certificates are the best way to give a Festival pass or membership. Plus, we've made it even easier with preset amounts:

Or give a gift certificate in any amount, redeemable for concessions, tickets, passes, packages, and membership.

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