On Thursday, August 12 and Friday, August 13 at the VPL South Plaza (corner of Robson and Homer) you'll get to watch some of DOXA's best shorts by local filmmakers, for FREE! Quite possibly the perfect evening for any doc lover.
Another DOXA gone by, and in exceptional form—a hybrid festival, with both online and in-person elements! In tried and true fashion, documentaries from all over the world brought comfort, told thrilling stories, and taught us anew.
The recent work of Cree filmmaker, writer, and scholar Jules Koostachin looks closely at Indigenous documentary practices as containing a comprehensive understanding and awareness of story, because of the positionalities and identities of its makers.
This panel will examine the career of one of the most admired, award winning and influential leaders in Canadian documentary filmmaking over the past 25 years, who also happened to be one of the first racial equity hires at the National Film Board—Selwyn Jacob.