DocFest for Schools

The DocFest for Schools program encourages students to engage with current critical issues and to explore new ideas.

Inventing Tomorrowdirected by Laura Nix, screens Tuesday, February 26 at 10:00am, at The Empire Theatre. (87 min)

There is no charge to attend and admission is limited to pre-registered students, their teachers and chaperons. Contact for more information or to register.

Inventing Tomorrow

Directed by Laura Nix

  • USA, 2018
  • 87 min


This year, in partnership with Hot Docs, Docs for Schools, we have an amazing critically acclaimed film to show on The Empire Theatres big screen. Directed by filmmaker Laura Nix. Inventing Tomorrow tells the stories of youth roused by the issues faced by their own communities, brilliant young minds from around the globe gather in Los Angeles for the world’s largest high school science fair, tackling environmental crises with ingenuity, inspiration and hope.


Hot Docs for Schools
Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario – Hastings Prince Edward
Retired Teachers of Ontario – Hastings Prince Edward, District 19
CVS Midwest Tapes