The DEC aspires to build a global network of dedicated documentary cinema exhibitors to raise the profile of documentary around the world. In doing so, we will offer support and collaboration for documentary enthusiasts to create venues - from converted shopfronts to 500-seat deco cinemas - to inspire filmmakers and the public to 'turn doc'!
HOT DOCS TED ROGERS CINEMA -TORONTO
506 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON
M5S 1Y3, Canada
BERTHA DOCHOUSE - LONDON
Curzon Bloomsbury, The Brunswick Centre, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1AW
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MAYSLES DOCUMENTARY CENTER - NEW YORK
343 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, NY 10027, USA
DOCUMENTARY FILM CENTER - MOSCOW
The Museum of Moscow
2 Zubovsky Blvd, Bldg 7, AP. 22, Moscow 119021, Russia
By Jennie Punter, Variety
When it comes to the subject of documentary features in brick-and-mortar theaters, the recent run of strong box-office performances is the headline-grabber.
But Hot Docs hopes we’ll see more stories in the near future about other cities launching venues similar to its Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, located on Toronto’s bustling Bloor Street corridor, where audiences gather to watch, discuss, and celebrate first-run documentary features year-round.
To encourage venue operators or doc organizations – and, hopefully, their philanthropic supporters – to take the plunge, Hot Docs has banded with the Maysles Documentary Center (New York), Bertha DocHouse (London), and La Compagna (Florence) to create the Documentary Exhibitors Collective, which they’re dubbing DocXchange...
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A starring role in the documentary cinema revolution.
about films/ bookings/ distributors/
support, scheduling/ programming assistance, shared best practises.
Pooled resources for fundraising and support solicitation.
cinemas and festivals,
raised profile through
To discuss membership, please contact:
Chris McDonald, Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
Elizabeth Wood, Bertha DocHouse
Camilla Toschi, La Compagnia
Dale Dobson, Maysles Documentary Center
Masha Gotlib, Documentary Film Center