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Doc Soup

Featuring in-cinema screenings, plus online access, to some of the year's best docs followed by special guest Q&As. Plus, each subscription includes 12 tickets to the 2023 Hot Docs Festival. 

Subscription: $209 ($199 Hot Docs member)
Series runs October 2022 - April 2023
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The Hottest Docs

As awards season heats up, catch the most acclaimed and awarded documentaries of the year. Select screenings include a live or pre-recorded director Q&A.
Series runs Starts Saturday, November 19
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Relaxed Screenings

Open to everyone, these screening offers a sensory friendly environment for those in the neuro-diverse community or for anyone who may benefit from a more informal viewing atmosphere.

  • Throughout the screening, house lights will remain on a low level and the volume will be slightly turned down.
  • No trailers will be shown.
  • Audience members will be free to move around, leave the theatre, or take a break in a designated “quiet”
Series runs Saturday, December 17, 4:00 PM
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For Viola

Hot Docs' screening series centering Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC)-led stories and filmmakers, named in honour of Canadian civil rights icon Viola Desmond. This series seeks to affirm Hot Docs as a space of inclusion for BIPOC creators and audience members alike. To minimize barriers to audience participation, all screenings in this series are free of charge.
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Indie Sleaze Nights

Nostalgic for the days of trucker hats and skinny jeans? Still got your Strokes CDs and a janky polaroid camera? Hot Docs Cinema has you covered at its new Indie Sleaze night – a monthly evening of movies, music and capital v “VIBEZ, tuned to all things aughts. 
Series runs Returning Soon
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Quiet Time: Mindfulness at the Movies

In an age of chronic distraction, work burnout, and stress, we all need a moment to refresh and decompress. Enter Quiet Time, a new series designed to nurture mindfulness at the movies. 
Series runs Returning Soon

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