Dfs 2016 Speaker Bnr By Joel Clifton

Docs For Schools Fall/Winter

The fall/winter season of Docs For Schools draws from an extensive catalogue of past Hot Docs selections to offer quality documentaries on a range of subjects for in-theatre and in-school screenings throughout the school year.

  • FREE for grades 7-12 in Ontario
  • In-school and in-theatre screening options available
  • Includes education packages with creative lesson plans and links to curriculum

“Great program to expose student to great films and the questions that make us think.”

Jason Carrelas, Oakridge SS, TVDSB​

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Cinema Screenings

Attend screenings at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema from September to April, and a special February screening at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa.

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Docs For Schools Focus

Select films for in-school viewing that explore a theme through social, environment and political contexts.


Lead Sponsor

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Exclusive Education Partner

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Supported by

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Additional support is provided by The Andy and Beth Burgess Family Foundation, the Hal Jackman Foundation, J.P. Bickell Foundation and through contributions by individual donors.

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Presenting Platinum Partner

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Presenting Partners

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Major Supporters

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Official Airline Partner

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