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Accessible Screenings

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema is pleased to offer select events with subtitles, audio description, and open and closed captions for the hard of hearing, in addition to new relaxed screenings.

Please note pre-show content and film trailers do not always display subtitles or captions

DS - Described Sound Audio Description: These screenings have a special soundtrack that can be listened to on a device. Guests are encouraged to bring their own headphones.

CC - Closed Captioned Icon Closed Captions: These screenings have special captions that can be viewed via a Captiview device.

OC - Open Captioned Icon Open Captions: These screenings display special captions on screen during the film.

Live Captions: These events include a live captioning (CART) service for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or English is a second language.

Subtitled Screenings: Fully subtitled film screenings for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Relaxed Screenings: Open to everyone, these screenings offer a sensory friendly environment for those in the neuro-diverse community or for anyone who may benefit from a more informal viewing atmosphere.

Planning ahead? Take a look at our handy social guide to visiting Hot Docs Cinema.

Equipment requests are facilitated at the Cinema Box Office, subject to availability.

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UPCOMING SCREENINGS

CUNNINGHAM
An eye-popping journey through the artistic evolution of visionary American choreographer Merce Cunningham, orchestrated through his iconic works and performed by the last generation of his dancers.

OPENING FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21 (CLOSED CAPTIONS)

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PERFORMANCE ON SCREEN: THE ROYAL OPERA’S LA BOHÈME
D: Richard Jones | 2020 | UK | 155 min
Get swept up in the joy and heartache of young love in Paris in Olivier Award winner Richard Jones’s anticipated rendition of one of the most romantic operas of all time.

SAT, FEB 29, 10:00 AM (FULL SUBTITLES)

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CURIOUS MINDS FESTIVAL // DRUNK FEMINIST FILMS: CATS
It’s become the outrageous cultural phenomenon we didn’t know we needed. Whether you love it or hate it, get ready to enter the bizarre, mesmerizing world of Cats at this special interactive screening featuring live commentary.

SUN, MAR 8, 8:00 PM (OPEN CAPTIONS)

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