Hot Docs for the Holidays 2018

Ring in the season with our festive tradition of free holiday classics and special events.

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Friday, December 14, 8:45 PM

Love Actually

  • UK, USA, France 2003 135 14A
  • Director: Richard Curtis

This funny and heartwarming romantic comedy follows eight couples whose lives intersect just before Christmas.

Saturday, December 15, 11:00 AM

White Christmas

  • USA 1954 120 G
  • Director: Michael Curtiz

Join Bob Wallace and Phil Davis as they team up with Betty and Judy to sing and dance their way through the holidays in Vermont.

Sunday, December 16, 4:00 PM

A Christmas Story

  • USA, Canada 1983 94 PG
  • Director: Bob Clark

Meet Ralphie, a typical nine-year-old boy, whose unbridled enthusiasm for a Red Ryder BB gun becomes his Christmas obsession. 

Monday, December 17, 8:45 PM

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

  • USA 1989 89 PG
  • Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Chevy Chase leads this National Lampoon holiday classic as Clark Griswold, whose attempts to put on a proper Christmas for his family goes terribly and hilariously awry.

Saturday, December 22, 10:30 AM

It's a Wonderful Life

  • USA 1946 97 G
  • Director: Frank Capra


Frank Capra's classic tale of a family man learning to look at his life in a whole new light on Christmas Eve remains no less enchanting today than when it was first released.

Special Events

Thursday, December 15, 9:00 PM

Drunk Feminist Films present Die Hard

  • USA 1988 132 R
  • Director: John McTiernan


Yippee kiyay, mother-respecters! Celebrate the holiday season with Drunk Feminist Films as they tackle this seasonal favourite.

Sunday, December 23, 9:30 PM

Home Alone Quote-Along

  • USA 1990 103 STC
  • Director: Chris Columbus


Calling all ladies, gentlemen and little jerks: It's time to don your ugly Christmas sweater for our fifth annual Home Alone quote-along!

Monday, December 31, 9:30 PM

The Dude's New Year: The Big Lebowski

  • USA, UK 1998 117 STC
  • Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen


The Dude, Walter, Donny and the gang are back for another round of White Russians, Creedence and unforgettable hijinks at our New Year's party.

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