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Enjoy year-round benefits, plus free premium access and exclusive savings! All annual members get discounts and advance ordering windows for screenings and events at the Cinema and at Hot Docs Festival, plus invites for free member-only screenings. Plus, on Hot Docs at Home, members also receive free access to a growing library of curated films and events, savings on Curious Minds courses, and more.

Questions about membership? Contact [email protected]

Play icon Hot Docs at Home Monthly Subscription

$4.99/month - virtual access only
You can cancel this membership at any time.


On Hot Docs at Home: 

  • Free premium access to special films and online events each month
  • Discounts on new releases
  • $33 registration to Curious Minds courses online (regular $49)
At Hot Docs Festival: 
  • Discount on passes and tickets
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Ticket icon Bronze Hot Docs Membership

$59/year ($54/year for under-30 and 60+) - virtual & in-person access

On Hot Docs at Home: 
  • Free premium access to special films and online events each month
  • Discounts on new releases
  • $33 registration to Curious Minds courses online (regular $49)
At Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema: 
  • $10 tickets for regular screenings
  • Two free tickets to regular screenings
  • Two free large popcorns
At Hot Docs Festival: 
  • Discount on passes and tickets
BUY NOW  RENEW OR UPGRADE

Ticket icon Silver Hot Docs Membership

$99/year ($94/year for under-30 and 60+) - virtual & in-person access

On Hot Docs at Home: 
  • Free premium access to special films and online events each month
  • Discounts on new releases
  • $27 registration to Curious Minds courses online (regular $49)
At Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema: 
  • $8 tickets for regular screenings
  • Five free tickets to regular screenings
  • Five free large popcorns
At Hot Docs Festival: 
  • Discount on passes and tickets
BUY NOW  RENEW OR UPGRADE

Ticket icon Gold Hot Docs Membership

$359/year ($354/year for under-30 and 60+) - virtual & in-person access

On Hot Docs at Home: 
  • Free premium access to special films and online events each month
  • Discounts on new releases
  • Free registration to Curious Minds courses online (regular $49)
At Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema: 
  • Unlimited free tickets for regular screenings
  • Unlimited free large popcorns
At Hot Docs Festival: 
  • Discount on passes and tickets
BUY NOW  RENEW OR UPGRADE

Founders Circle

From $1,500 to $10,000 - includes tax receipt
Monthly donation option also available starting at $125/month

All Founders Circle memberships include access to Founders Circle at Home, the exclusive Founders Circle streaming platform, featuring:

  • All content streaming on Hot Docs at Home including films and special events
  • Access to exclusive films and Q&As
  • All Curious Minds Speakers Series lectures

For Hot Docs Festival Online, Founders Circle enjoy:

  • Advance Sneak Peek of a Festival film
  • Premium access to Festival films
  • Personalized streaming support
  • Exclusive Q&A discussions and virtual experiences
  • and more!

For more information about Founders Circle, CONTACT Nisreen Shammout