Watching five or more films at #DOXA2019? Don't miss out on our early bird ticket pack discounts available only until APRIL 16!

DOXA Documentary Film Festival, Western Canada’s largest documentary Film Festival, returns to Vancouver to present the 18th annual festival May 2 through May 12, 2019.  Committed to cultivating curiosity and critical thought, DOXA will present 82 films (shorts and features) from across Canada and around the world, representing some of the very best in contemporary documentary cinema.

Calling all movie lovers, film fanatics, documentary buffs, and trivia titans! Join co-hosts Lisa Christiansen and Andrea Warner from Pop This! Podcast for an evening of trivia by Quiz Master Carlos to raise money for DOXA 2019 (May 2-12, 2019).

At DOXA, we value filmmaker participation - panel discussions, audience Q & As, workshops, masterclasses, and other less formal ways of engaging and learning from the people behind the cameras. That’s why we need your help in bringing filmmakers from across Canada, the US and around the world to our festival. Please ...

Save the date! On April 9, we will announce our full festival program and tickets will go on sale. Don't miss out on our early bird ticket-pack discounts, April 9-16!

DOXA is looking for a Development and Communciations Manager to join our senior leadership team. We're also seeking a Communications Assistant and an Outreach and Audience Services Assistant as part of the Job Creation Partnership employment program. 

Big congrats to #DOXA2018 films Bing Liu Minding the Gap, Talal Derki's Of Fathers and Sons and Marshall Curry's Night at the Garden on your #Oscar2019 nominations! Thank you for sharing your beautiful, critical work with us this past year!

Seasons greetings from team DOXA! 2018 has been a year of immense change and growth for our small but tenacious team. Early in the year, DOXA  adopted a horizontal management style that employs active collaboration and collective decision-making. Autonomy, a shared sense of purpose, and a deep respect for democracy are hallmarks of how DOXA has always operated.

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. 


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