@SMLabTO Invites You to Come and Watch Some Social Media-Themed Hot Docs With Us! We Have a Limited # of Free Tickets Available to Members of the #Ryerson Community #ThisisTRSM #RyersonU #HotDocs19

Come and watch some hot docs with us! The 26th Hot Docs International Canadian Documentary Festival (April 25 – May 5, 2019) is fast approaching. The festival will feature over 200 films from Canada and around the world. This year’s program includes a few fascinating social media themed docs. We have a limited number of free tickets available to members of the Ryerson community (Ryerson email req.) on a first come, first served basis.

If you are interested in seeing any of these thought provoking documentaries, please complete this Google Form (using your Ryerson email) by 5pm on Wednesday April 24. We will email you the special promo code and instruction for how to get your free tickets (x2) online for the documentary of your choice by 6 pm on April 24.


– Ryerson Social Media Lab @TRSMRyersonU

Picture Character

Tue, Apr 30 9:30 PM -Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema

Explore the evolution of emojis, the colourful and creative pictorial language that surged from a simple set of icons to a swiftly evolving linguistic phenomenon that is reshaping how we communicate. More info: http://bit.ly/2P7qFKn

Searching Eva

Tue, Apr 30 8:00 PM – Scotiabank Theatre 3

Refusing to fix her own identity and career in permanence, the enigmatic protagonist of this thoroughly millennial character study proves through selfies, sex scenes and social media that online, you can be everything and nothing at once. More info: http://bit.ly/2P3ZccE

Lord of the Toys

Wed, May 1 9:00 PM – Scotiabank Theatre

A 20-year-old in Germany collects hundreds of thousands of YouTube followers by way of cracking offensive jokes, getting drunk and humiliating others on video in this dystopian sketch of a generation who never knew the world without social media. More info: http://bit.ly/2P3tWKI