The folks at DOXA would like to say Happy Holidays!

2019 was a big year! During the Festival, we hosted a record number of sold-out screenings for Baljit Sangra's incredible Because We Are Girls, welcomed 35 filmmakers and artists as festival guests, and embarked on the next leg of our European Grand Tour with special program Italia Italia, among other...

Calling all podcast lovers, pop culture fanatics, and trivia titans! Join co-hosts Hannah McGregor (Secret Feminist Agenda, Witch, Please) and Lisa Christiansen and Andrea Warner (Pop This! Podcast) on Monday, Nov. 4 at the Princeton Pub for an evening of trivia by Quizmaster Carlos to raise money for DOXA in support of Vancouver Podcast Festival. 

All DOXA members are invited to join us for our upcoming annual general meeting. 

When: November 18, 2019 | 7:00pm
Where: The Post at 750 (110-750 Hamilton St.) Vancouver, B.C.
Please RSVP:

Submissions for the 19th Annual DOXA Documentary Film Festival (May 7-17, 2020) are now open! 

For full submissions guidelines and information about how to submit your film, click here:

Join us as we present a series of short documentaries in collaboration with Capilano University's Documentary Program.   

September 19 2019, 7:00pm
Bosa Film Centre | Capilano University
2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, BC
Free and open to students, faculty and general the public! 

A note from DOXA's Development and Communications Manager Teresa Alfeld, who will be leaving the organization to pursue filmmaking full-time. 

Aim for the Roses: Red Gate Arts Society, Opus59 Films and Blue Ice Docs, in partnership with DOXA Documentary Film Festival, present a special screening of John Bolton's musical docudrama Aim for the Roses. This will be only the third public screening in Vancouver, after being chosen to open the 2016 DOXA Festival.

Saturday, June 29, 2019 | 8:30pm
Red Gate Revue Stage
1601 Johnston Street, Vancouver

In 1976, Canadian stuntman Ken Carter declared his intention to jump a mile over the St. Lawrence Seaway in a rocket powered car. Evel Knievel called it "the daredevil stunt to end all daredevil stunts".

In 2008, Canadian musician...

FREE OUTDOOR SUMMER SCREENING of Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool - Saturday, June 22nd, 2019, 9:30pm at the North side of Robson Square, 800 Robson street

Join us for an encore screening of MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL!

Saturday June 22nd | 9:30pm
Robson Square (North side) 
800 Robson Street

Bring a blanket or pillow to sit on! 

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool, directed by Stanley Nelson tracks the artist’s history from his...

DOXA has officially concluded our 18th annual festival! We’d like to offer an enormous THANK YOU to our audience for coming out to support documentary film.

DOXA Documentary Film Festival 2019: Award Winners

The 2019 DOXA awards were announced on May 11, 2019 at 7:00 PM (PST) in advance of the festival’s closing night screening of Hepi Mita’s Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen.

The Nigel Moore Award for Youth Programming was presented to Call Me Intern, directed by Nathalie Berger and Leo...