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

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


Screenings take place at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema and the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, and this year there are new partnerships with film festivals in Hamilton and Sudbury.


Docs For Schools Focus

The popular in-school Focus program returns October to January with the theme: HOME.


Lead Partner

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Founding Partner

  • Founding Partner

Exclusive Education Partner

  • Exclusive Education Partner

Supported by

  • Supported by
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Additional support is provided by Hal Jackman Foundation, The S. M. Blair Family Foundation, Pitblado Family Foundation and through contributions by individual donors.

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Presenting Platinum Partner

  • logo Scotia Wealth Management

Signature Partner

  • logo documentary-Channel

Presenting Partners

  • logo Bell-Media
  • logo Netflix
  • logo Rogers
  • Logo Samsung

Major Supporters

  • logo Celebrate-Ontario
  • logo telefilm