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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.

NEW: To celebrate the return of in-person cinema, and just in time for our 2022 Festival, we're proud to offer doc lovers under 25 free access to an annual Bronze Membership! Scroll down for details.

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
  • Free access to headlining events at Hot Docs Podcast Festival Online
  • Discounts on new releases
  • $33 registration for online Curious Minds courses (regular $49)
At Hot Docs Festival: 
  • Discount on streaming tickets & passes
BUY NOW 

Ticket icon Bronze Hot Docs Membership

$59 ($54 for 60+) per year - virtual & in-person access

At Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema: 
  • $10 tickets for regular screenings
  • Two free tickets to a regular screening
  • Two free large popcorns
  • $60 registration for Curious Minds courses (regular $69)
On Hot Docs at Home: 
  • Free premium access to special films and online events each month
  • Discounts on new releases
  • $33 registration for online Curious Minds courses (regular $49)
At Hot Docs Festival: 
  • Discount on tickets, ticket packages & passes
BUY NOW  RENEW OR UPGRADE

Ticket icon New! Free Bronze Membership for Under-25s

25 or under? You can now access all the year-round benefits of a Bronze membership at no cost! 

At Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema: 
  • $10 tickets for regular screenings
  • Two free tickets to a regular screening
  • Two free large popcorns
  • $60 registration for Curious Minds courses (regular $69)
On Hot Docs at Home: 
  • Free premium access to special films and online events each month
  • Discounts on new releases
  • $33 registration for online Curious Minds courses (regular $49)
At Hot Docs Festival: 
  • Discount on tickets, ticket packages & passes

BUY NOW  

Please note you may be asked to show proof of age along with your ticket when attending screenings at Hot Docs Cinema or Festival.

Ticket icon Silver Hot Docs Membership

$99 ($94 for 60+) per year - virtual & in-person access

At Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema: 
  • $8 tickets for regular screenings
  • Five free tickets to a regular screening
  • Five free large popcorns
  • $48 registration for in-cinema Curious Minds courses (regular $69)
On Hot Docs at Home: 
  • Free premium access to special films and online events each month
  • Free access to headlining events at Hot Docs Podcast Festival Online
  • Discounts on new releases
  • $27 registration for online Curious Minds courses (regular $49)
At Hot Docs Festival: 
  • Discount on tickets, ticket packages & passes
BUY NOW  RENEW OR UPGRADE

Ticket icon Gold Hot Docs Membership

$359 ($354 for 60+) per year - virtual & in-person access

At Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema: 
  • Unlimited free tickets for regular screenings
  • Unlimited free large popcorns
  • Free registration for in-cinema Curious Minds courses
On Hot Docs at Home: 
  • Free premium access to special films and online events each month
  • Free access to headlining events at Hot Docs Podcast Festival Online
  • Discounts on new releases
  • Free registration for online Curious Minds courses (regular $49)
At Hot Docs Festival: 
  • Discount on tickets, ticket packages & passes
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

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