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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 Hot Docs Festival. 
Series runs October - April
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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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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. Quiet Time is designed to nurture mindfulness at the movies.
Series runs Returning Soon
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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 Returning Soon

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