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Doc Soup

We're thrilled to open Hot Docs Festival's 30th anniversary year with yet another outstanding edition of our popular Doc Soup series! 

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  • Watch in cinema, online or both! Each subscription includes an in-cinema screening with reserved seating on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm, plus online streaming from Thursday to Sunday.
  • Get advanced reserved seating! Subscribers get early access to reserve a seat for each screening.
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  • Get more docs! Each subscription includes 12 tickets for the 2023 Hot Docs Festival.
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Single tickets: Single tickes for in-cinema screenings will be available when each film is announce. Tickets subject to availability.

Screenings & Streaming Windows: 
  • October 5, 6:30 PM // streaming October 6-9
  • November 2, 6:30 PM // streaming November 3-6
  • December 7, 6:30 PM // streaming December 8-11
  • January 11, 6:30 PM // streaming January 12-15
  • February 1, 6:30 PM // streaming February 2-5
  • March 1, 6:30 PM // streaming March 2-5
  • April 5, 6:30 PM // streaming April 6-9
Series runs October 2022 - April 2023

October 5, 6:30 PM // Streaming October 6-9

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The Perfect Story

This riveting, intimate look at the relationship between a foreign correspondent and a young Somali refugee explores the psychological toll of the stories we tell.

To expand on the themes raised in the film, the screening will be followed by a special curated panel led by director Michelle Shephard and featuring journalists and experts.  
  • D: Michelle Shephard
  • Canada
  • 2021
  • 74 min
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