Hot Docs Cinema is screening your favourite Christmas movies for FREE

Nov 25 2016, 9:21 pm

In the lead up to Christmas, do you watch the same holiday movies every year?

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema in The Annex is into the annual ritual. The theatre is screening a whole week’s worth of holiday classics.

See below for ticketed sing-alongs and holiday parties in support of The Stop Community Food Centre (please bring dried beans, rice or cash) as well as a line-up of totally FREE SCREENINGS.

Home Alone (QUOTE-ALONG)

Thomas Rivas hosts this quote-along featuring classic McCallister shenanigans with subtitles so that you can shout out your favourite lines, scream with Kevin and boo Uncle Frank.

When: Friday, December 16, 9:30 pm (doors at 8:30 pm)
Price: $9.73

Jingle Bell Rocks

The Harvard Seal Doc Club hosts this holiday screening featuring Mitchell Kezin’s tribute to some of the most enduring holiday songs of all time. After the screening, stay for a holiday bash.

When: Wednesday, December 21, 8:30 pm
Price: $9.73


Take a visit to Nakatomi Plaza this Christmas with a quote-along complete with festive drink specials and a hilarious pre-show. Yippee ki yay…

When: Friday, December 23, 9:30pm (doors at 8:30 pm)
Price: $9.73



Follow Buddy (a human raised by elves) as he returns to New York in search of his true identity. Hilarity ensues.

When: Saturday, December 17, 3:45 pm
Price: Free

White Christmas

And oldie, but a goodie. Watch as a successful song-and-dance duo and a sister act celebrate Christmas in Vermont while trying to save a failing inn along the way.

When: Sunday, December 18, 2:30 pm
Price: Free

Love Actually

Cry along to Joni Mitchell as Emma Thompson gets her heart broken. Bring tissues.

When: Sunday, December 18, 8 pm
Price: Free

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

No matter how bad you think you’re own family is, you ain’t got nothing on the Griswolds. Perspective people.

When: Monday, December 19, 8:45 pm
Price: Free

Jingle All The Way

Remember the days before online shopping? Me neither.

When: Tuesday December 20, 9 pm
Price: Free

A Christmas Story

Set in the 1940s, this comical tale follows Ralphie, a nine-year-old obsessed with the Red Ryder B.B. gun.

When: Thursday, December 22, 3:30 pm
Price: Free

The Holiday

Go on holiday with Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz as their two characters trade continents in this this Christmas rom-com.

When: Thursday, December 22, 8:30 pm
Price: Free

Hot Docs Cinema

Address: 506 Bloor Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416.637.3123

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