To support a better understanding of the complexity of our times through engaging the public in documentary media as an art form.
We’re Committed To:
- Cultivating curiosity and critical thought
- Promoting the intersection of actuality and artistic expression
- Fostering a local and international community interested in non-fiction media
DOXA is presented by The Documentary Media Society, a Vancouver based non-profit, charitable society (incorporated in 1998) devoted to presenting independent and innovative documentaries to Vancouver audiences. The society exists to educate the public about documentary film as an art form through DOXA Documentary Film Festival, a curated and juried festival comprised of public screenings, panel discussions, public forums and educational programs. The 20th annual DOXA Documentary Film Festival is scheduled for May 6–16, 2021; stay tuned for further details. DOXA will present Vancouver’s second annual Podcast Festival November 18–22, 2020.
The Documentary Media Society is a founding member tenant of the 110 Arts Co-op which manages The Post at 750 office and studio facilities.
The Documentary Media Society is located on the traditional and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples.
DOXA (pronounced dox'-ah) is a greek word meaning common belief or popular opinion.
Board and Committees
Board of Directors
Jill Anholt, Chris Dafoe, Andrea Gin (chair), Martin Gerson (treasurer), Roger Holdstock (vice-chair), Lizzy Karp, Jamala MacRae, Michelle Mason, Debra Pentecost (secretary), Natasha Tony, Ken Tsui
Joseph Clark, Selina Crammond, Marco Fratarcangeli, Christina Larabie, Carson Pfahl, Anant Prabhakar, Kris Rothstein, Milena Salazar, Dharra Budicha, Gina Garenkooper
Jurgen Beerwald, Michelle Bjornson, Josie Boyce, Dharra Budicha, Patrick Carroll, Kathy Evans, Victoria Furuya, Gina Garenkooper, Andrew Gaybull, liisa Hannus, David House, Melissa James, Jessica Johnson, Christopher Jung, Rami Katz, Brie Koniczek, Viktor Koren, Melanie Lemaire, Anna Lumberjack, Michelle Martin, Sara Wylie, Keith Yoshida, Jeff Yu
Jill Anholt, Sarah Bakke, Charlotte Cavalié, Andrea Gin, Natasha Tony
Nova Ami, Kris Anderson, Colin Browne, Szu Burgess, Peg Campbell, Mel D’Souza, Ann Marie Fleming, Cari Green, Duncan Low, Alex Mackenzie, Wendy Oberlander, Carmen Rodriguez, Lauren Weisler, Aerlyn Weissman
Vancouver Podcast Festival Organizing Committee
Jill Anholt, Lisa Chen-Wing (Creative Director), Andrea Gin, Carlos Hernandez Fisher (Web Editor), Lizzy Karp, Hannah McGregor, Roshini Nair, Andrea Warner, and Joseph Clark
Program Book and Website Copy Editor
Marnie Wilson / Artsbiz Public Relations
Steve Chow / chowdesign.ca
Left Right Minds / leftrightminds.com