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

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Attend screenings at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema and Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, and the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa and the Film House in St Catharines.


Docs For Schools Focus

Select films for in-school viewing that explore a theme through social, environment and political contexts. This year’s theme is Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms.


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, Hal Jackman Foundation, The S. M. Blair 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
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Major Supporters

  • logo Celebrate-Ontario
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