Event: Best of DOXA Shorts

Event: Best of DOXA Shorts

Join us as we present a series of award-winning 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 the general public! 

Featuring the following festival favourites from our 2019 festival: 

Time Is Out of Joint  (winner of the 2019 DOXA Short Film Award)
Victor Arroyo, Canada/Mexico, 2018, 25 mins
More than 40,000 acres of Indigenous forest in Michoacán, Mexico, have been appropriated by narco industries and state-sponsored violence.

Haven  (honourable mention of the 2019 DOXA Short Film Award)
Colin Askey, Canada, 2019, 18 mins
Inside Vancouver’s Crosstown Clinic, participants in a radical opioid-assisted therapy program, the first of its kind in North America, are provided with medical-grade heroin and a safe place to inject.

Norman Norman
Sophy Romvari, Canada, 2018, 7 mins
As her 16-year-old Shih Tzu nestles next to her, a young woman spends a night surfing the internet and pondering the ethics of genetic replication, the possible pitfalls of animal immortality, and the eternal wonders of Barbra Streisand.

Enforcement Hours 
Paloma Martinez, US, 2018, 13 mins
The San Francisco Rapid Response Network maintains a 24/7 hotline where undocumented residents can call to report a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid in their neighbourhood.

OshKiKiShiKaw: A New Day   
Jules Koostachin, Canada, 2019, 25 mins
Twins Tapwewin and Pawaken take part in a sacred Cree coming-of-age ceremony.

Fast Horse
Alexandra Lazarowich, Canada, 2018, 14 mins
A captivating look at the dangerous and high-stakes game of Indian Relay.

 

Image credit: Time is Out of Joint directed by Victor Arroyo