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Doc Soup

Featuring in-cinema screenings, plus online access, to some fo the year's best docs followed by special guest Q&As. Plus, each subscription includes 12 tickets to the 2022 Hot Docs Festival. 

Subscription: $229 ($219 Hot Docs member)

What's New!
  • Watch in cinema, online or both! Each subscription includes an in-cinema screening with socially distanced*, reserved seating on Wednesday, plus four-day online access from Thursday to Sunday.
  • New online portal! Subscribers can access the film online each month via an improved viewing portal. No need for codes or tickets.
  • More exclusive! Only subscribers can access the screening and online streaming. Subscriptions are limited so don’t wait.
  • Across Canada! You can watch the films online from anywhere in Canada.
  • More docs! Each subscription includes 12 tickets for the 2022 Hot Docs Festival, valid for online or in-cinema screenings.
*Learn more about in-cinema screening health and safety protocols HERE.
Series runs October 2021 - April 2022

February 16, 7:00 PM // Streaming February 17-20

Man blowing out 102 candle on cake


Seven colorful centenarians tell their stories in their own way, sometimes with humor, occasionally with a touch of melancholy, but always with the wisdom reserved only for the very eldest of us.

  • D: Heddy Honigmann
  • Netherlands, Norway, Belgium
  • 2020
  • 93 min
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March 16, 7:00 PM // Streaming March 17-20

People eating in a restaurant

The Automat

The 100-year story of the iconic restaurant chain Horn & Hardart where generations of Americans ate and drank coffee together at communal tables.

  • D: Lisa Hurwitz
  • USA
  • 2021
  • 79 min
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Past Films

Ady Barkan protesting

Not Going Quietly

A rising star in progressive politics, Ady Barkan’s life is upended when he is diagnosed with ALS, sparking a crosscountry campaign for healthcare justice.
  • D: Nicholas Bruckman
  • USA
  • 2020
  • 97 min
Women in burkas


Armed with only an old mobile phone, a small gun, and earth-shattering courage, activists risk their lives to save Yazidi women and girls being held by ISIS as sabaya (sex slaves) in the most dangerous camp in the Middle East.
  • D: Hogir Hirori
  • Sweden
  • 2021
  • 90 min
Close up of Sharon Preston-Folta

Little Satchmo

After a lifetime of hiding in the shadow of her famous father, the illegitimate daughter of American jazz icon Louis Armstrong finally steps into the light to share her story.
  • D: John Alexander
  • USA
  • 2021
  • 60
Explorers with sled dog team

After Antarctica

Journey across both poles with legendary polar explorer Will Steger as an eyewitness to the greatest changes to the polar regions of our planet.
  • D: Tasha Van Zandt
  • USA
  • 2021
  • 105 min
In accordance with the Ontario government's recent restrictions on cinemas and events, Doc Soup January will only be available online.