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Opening Night Screening & Party

Join us as we kick off the 2019 Hot Docs Festival!

The evening begins with a screening of our opening night film. Following the screening the festivities continue at Toronto’s beautiful Royal Ontario Museum with light refreshments and celebration of documentary storytelling.

Tickets: $150

For tickets, please contact [email protected].

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema (506 Bloor Street West)

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up (D: Tasha Hubbard)
A grieving family’s pursuit of justice becomes a flashpoint of the inequity and racism in the Canadian legal system after the killer of Colten Boushie, a young Cree man in Saskatchewan, is acquitted of murder charges.

Royal Ontario Museum, Bloor Street Entrance

Individual tickets provide access for one to the opening night screening and the opening night party. A tax receipt for $100 will be issued for each ticket purchased. Tax receipts will be sent after the festival.

Tickets are not sold at the Hot Docs Box Office. Questions? Contact [email protected] or 416.203.2155 x239.



Additional support provided by Muskoka Brewery, Luksusowa Vodka, Calvados Boulard and Fresh Wines.

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