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Welcome to Doc Library

Welcome to the Hot Docs Doc Library, celebrating Canada’s rich documentary filmmaking heritage.

The Doc Library is FREE – no checkouts, no late fees! But please support the films and filmmakers by visiting their websites and buying their DVDs to share with others.

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Doc Library Communities

Check out our Community section, with great playlists for students, educators, film buffs and novices, and commentary from some of Canada’s best known documentary experts.

Doc Library films with educational resources for high school.
See what the Community is watching.


  • Fresh Media Concierge 
  • ONF NFB 
  • Images Festival 
  • RIDM 12 
  • Title House 
  • Toronto Reel Asian Interational Film festival 
  • Ecentricarts 
  • City of Toronto