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Docs For Schools Fall/Winter

Offering in-cinema and in-school screening opportunities where the world of learning and film come together.

Throughout the school year, Docs For Schools brings an array of high quality, diverse documentary programming to teachers and students in grades 7 to 12, at no cost.

  • FREE
  • Grades 7-12
  • In-School programs available in Alberta, British Columbia & Ontario
  • In-Cinema screening options available in Ontario only
  • Each film includes an education package

Stay in touch! Email Lesley Sparks to be added to our mailing list, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Cinema Screenings

Experience the doc on the big screen. Classes are welcome to participate in these lively screenings, hosted at our very own Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema.


In-School Focus Program

Bring the doc straight into the classroom. This year’s program is inspired by youth environmental activist Greta Thunberg's quotation: "You are never too small to make a difference."


February In-School Program

Bring a selection of docs into the classroom with our new February In-School Program.


Lead Partner

  • Lead Partner

Founding Partner

  • Founding Partner

Exclusive Education Partner

  • Exclusive Education Partner

Supported by

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Additional support is provided by The S. M. Blair Family Foundation, Patrick and Barbara Keenan Foundation, Pitblado Family Foundation, Flavelle Family Foundation, The McLean Foundation and through contributions by individual donors.

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Presenting Platinum Partner

  • logo Scotia Wealth Management

Founding Partner

  • logo Rogers

Signature Partner

  • logo CBC Docs

Presenting Partners

  • Logo Crave 2019
  • logo Netflix

Major Supporters

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