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Hot Docs Membership

We are so grateful for the support of our members, especially during these difficult times.

Your ongoing commitment enables Hot Docs to continue its charitable mission of showing outspoken and outstanding documentaries, fostering the work of filmmakers, and strengthening the community we all love and cherish.

In addition to the year-round benefits you know and love, members get free premium access and savings to exclusive documentary programming on our Hot Docs at Home streaming platform and discounts at Hot Docs Festival, streaming nationwide from April 29 - May 9. Find the membership option that’s right for you below!

EXPLORE FREE MEMBER PROGRAMMING

Monthly Membership

Virtual access only

HOT DOCS AT HOME MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP

$4.99/month

On Hot Docs at Home:

  • Free premium access to special films and online events each month
  • Discounts on new on-demand releases
  • $33 registration to Curious Minds courses online (regular price $49)

At the 2021 Hot Docs Festival:

  • Discounts on passes and tickets

You can cancel this membership at any time.

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Annual Membership

Virtual and in-person access


BRONZE

$59/year
$54/year For Under-30s and 60+

On Hot Docs at Home:

  • Free premium access to special films and online events each month
  • Discounts on new on-demand releases
  • $33 registration to Curious Minds courses online (regular price $49)

At Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema:

  • $10 regular in-cinema screening tickets
  • Two free tickets to regular screenings
  • Two free large popcorns

At the 2021 Hot Docs Festival:

  • Discounts on passes and tickets
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SILVER

$99/year
$94/year For Under-30s and 60+

On Hot Docs at Home:

  • Free premium access to special films and online events each month
  • Discounts on new on-demand releases
  • $27 registration to Curious Minds courses online (regular price $49)

At Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema:

  • $8 in-cinema screening tickets
  • Five free tickets to regular screenings
  • Five free large popcorns

At the 2021 Hot Docs Festival:

  • Discounts on passes and tickets
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GOLD

$359/year
$354/year For Under-30s and 60+

On Hot Docs at Home:

  • Free premium access to special films and online events each month
  • Discounts on new on-demand releases
  • Unlimited free registration to Curious Minds courses online (regular price $49)

At Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema:

  • Unlimited free tickets to in-person screenings (one per film)
  • Unlimited free large popcorns (one per visit)

At the 2021 Hot Docs Festival:

  • Discounts on passes and tickets
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FOUNDERS CIRCLE

From $1,500 to $10,000 (Monthly donation option also available starting at $125/month)
includes tax receipt

All Founders Circle memberships include access to Founders Circle at Home, the exclusive Founders Circle streaming platform, which includes:

  • All content streaming on Hot Docs at Home including films and special events
  • Access to exclusive films and Q&As
  • All Curious Minds Speakers Series lectures

For Hot Docs Festival Online, Founders Circle enjoy:

  • Advance Sneak Peek of a Festival film
  • Premium access to Festival films
  • Personalized streaming support
  • Exclusive Q&A discussions and virtual experiences
  • and more!

For more information about Founders Circle and an opportunity to access a limited-time trial of exclusive programming, contact Naomi Heller at [email protected] to join the Founders Circle.

For Hot Docs memberships, email [email protected]

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All memberships are valid for one year from date of purchase. Dual memberships are linked to make ordering easier for two

*To access your membership benefits, including savings on new releases and free streaming programming, simply Sign In using your membership number or email address.

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