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Docs For Schools Festival

Docs For Schools offers free programs in conjunction with the Hot Docs Festival each year.

Questions? Please contact Lesley Sparks at [email protected].

Online Cinema Screenings

Free online screenings of Hot Docs official selections for teachers and students.

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In-School Screenings

We provide links of past Festival favourites and top docs for teachers and students.


Lead Partner

  • Lead Partner

Founding Partner

  • Founding Partner

Exclusive Education Partner

  • Exclusive Education Partner

Supported by

  • Supported by

Additional support is provided by Patrick and Barbara Keenan Foundation, Donner Canadian Foundation, Pitblado 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 Gem

Presenting Partners

  • logo Crave
  • logo Netflix

Major Supporters

  • logo Celebrate Ontario
  • logo telefilm