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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 SUBSCRIBE NOW
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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. 
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Pastoral Fantasies: A Cottagecore Series

It’s the aesthetic that took social media by storm: part-Pinterest mood board, part-aspirational lifestyle, Cottagecore swept us off our feet with visions of baking fresh bread, frolicking through fields of wildflowers, and befriending the local woodland fauna. Uncover the roots of the increasingly popular pastoral fantasy in this summer screening series.
Series runs Returns August 18
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Watch List: The World of Marcel the Shell

This specially curated film series tours the offbeat inspiration and influences behind the iconic stop-motion character Marcel the Shell.
Series runs August 19 - 24
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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 Returns August 28
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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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