Doc Soup Tix By David Spowart

Doc Soup

Taking place once a month from October to April, the 2021-22 season features some of the year’s best docs followed by Q&As with special guests.


  • Watch in cinema, online or both! Each subscription includes an in-cinema screening with socially distanced*, reserved seating on Wednesday, plus four-day online access from Thursday to Sunday.
  • New online portal! Subscribers can access the film online each month via an improved viewing portal. No need for codes or tickets.
  • More exclusive! Only subscribers can access the screening and online streaming. Subscriptions are limited so don’t wait.
  • Across Canada! You can watch the films online from anywhere in Canada.
  • More docs! Each subscription includes 12 tickets for the 2022 Hot Docs Festival, valid for online or in-cinema screenings.

*Learn more about in-cinema screening health and safety protocals HERE.


2021-22 FILMS

Woman in a burkaOctober: SABAYA

In cinema October 20, Streaming October 21-24

Armed with only an old mobile phone, a small gun, and earth-shattering courage, activists risk their lives to save Yazidi women and girls being held by ISIS as sabaya (sex slaves) in the most dangerous camp in the Middle East. Learn more >>

Ady Barkan protestingNovember: NOT GOING QUIETLY

In cinema November 17, streaming November 18-21

A rising star in progressive politics, Ady Barkan’s life is upended when he is diagnosed with ALS, sparking a crosscountry campaign for healthcare justice. Learn more >>

Sharon Louise PrestonDecember: LITTLE SATCHMO

In cinema December 15, streaming December 16-19

After a lifetime of hiding in the shadow of her famous father, the illegitimate daughter of American jazz icon Louis Armstrong finally steps into the light to share her story. Learn more >>

Films and dates for January to April will be announced in December.


For the 2021-22 season, only subscribers have access to Doc Soup titles in cinema and online.

Each month, subscribers will receive an email with instructions to reserve their seat for the in-cinema screening and to access the online viewing portal.

Member** Non-Member

2021/22 Subscription

Includes 7 monthly screenings + 12 tickets for the 2022 Festival




** Member rates are available to those who hold an annual Hot Docs Membership.

Please note, due to reserved seating, each subscriber must have their own subscription. Dual subscriptions will not be offered this season.

Hot Docs Cinema Presenting Partner

  • Cbcdocs Web

Cinema Box Office Sponsor

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