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Submit your film to the 18th Annual DOXA Documentary Film Festival will take place from May 2-12, 2019.

DOXA is an international documentary festival featuring new work selected by a jury, as well as thematic programming presented by independent curators. We are seeking submissions of short to feature length documentaries for our 2019 festival. This call for submissions is for recently completed documentary films. Awards categories include Feature Documentary, Short Documentary, Canadian Documentary, and Nigel Moore Award for Youth Programming

 

With bittersweetness, we announce that our fabulous Development Manager Tara Flynn will be leaving the organization to pursue a new career opportunity this fall.  Tara has been a vital part of the DOXA team since April 2015, and we're so proud that her work in the arts community has not gone unnoticed! 

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and sociable individual who is passionate about the arts to join our small team as Development and Communications Manager. 

Participating podcasts in #VanPodFest include lauded international shows You Must Remember This and In The Dark, acclaimed CBC podcasts Someone Knows SomethingOther People’s Problems, On Drugs, and highly anticipated new investigative series Uncover: Escaping NXIVM, as well as a special, one-time-only event from the creators of This is That, This Sounds Serious, and Stop Podcasting Yourself.

Join us for an encore screening of METAMORPHOSIS on Thursday August 23rd! The stories of scientists, artists, and activists fighting the global environmental crisis are woven through with stunning imagery to deliver a powerful message of transformation.

We are seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual to join us in the position of VanPodFest Festival Coordinator!

Join us for an encore screening of ETHIOPIQUES: REVOLT OF THE SOUL! 

Saturday June 23 | 9:30pm
Robson Square (north side) 
Bring a blanket or pillow to sit on! 

In the late 1960s, in the capital of Ethiopia, record store owner-turned-music producer Amha Eshete noticed something strange—there was no Ethiopian music being produced and sold in his country. Herein began the birth of recorded Ethiopian music, imbued with the flavours of funk, soul and jazz. While technically illegal at the time, the music was celebrated by the people and tolerated by...

Top picks and not-to-be-missed gems from our programming committee members!

The 2018 DOXA awards were announced on May 12th, 2017, at 7PM (PST) ahead of the closing gala screening of Kusama - Infinity.

DOXA FEATURE DOCUMENTARY AWARD
WINNER: The Creator of Universes | Mercedes Dominioni | Uruguay | 2017 | 78 minutes
HONOURABLE MENTION...

You spoke and we listened. After a wonderful opening night and seeing that our Tuesday, May 8 screening sold out so quickly, we decided to add a third screening of The Rankin File: Legacy of a Radical