Visiting Filmmakers to DOXA 2022


After two years of online presentation, DOXA Documentary Film Festival returns to present a hybrid 21st edition, screening in theatres (and streaming online) May 5 through May 15, 2022. In a return to form, DOXA will screen its roster of crucial and thought-provoking documentaries in theatrical venues across the city, bringing filmmakers and audiences together for a long-awaited communal cinema experience.

Come for the films, stay for post-screening Q&As and Industry conversations. Click here for our full Theatrical Program and scheduled screening times.

Here are the filmmakers joining us for DOXA 2022:



Alain Gomis, director of Rewind & Play

Ali Kazimi, director of Beyond Extinction: Sinixt Resurgence

Ana Tapia Rousiouk and Renaud Després-Larose, co-directors of The Dream and the Radio (Le rêve et la radio)

  • Ana and Renaud will also be joining us for DOXA Industry's DGC Visionaries

Bogdan Stoica, director of They Sleep Standing

Brandon Kramer, director of The First Step

Caitlin Durlak, director of Dropstones

Colin Askey, director of Love in the Time of Fentanyl

François Caillat, director of La Quatrième génération (The Fourth Generation), Trois soldats allemands (Three German Soldiers), Une jeunesse amoureuse (Of Youth and Love), Triptyque russe (Russian Triptych)

Heather Hatch, director of Wochiigii Lo: End of the Peace

Jeremiah Hayes, director of Dear Audrey

Jocelyne Chaput, editor of DOXA Opening film, Fire of Love

John Bolton, director of The Lake / nx̌aʔx̌aʔitkʷ

Lina Rodriguez, director of My Two Voices (Mis dos voces)

Luke Gleeson, director of DƏNE YI'INJETL - The Scattering of Man

Mariana Otero, director of Entre nos mains (Into Our Hands), L'Assemblée (the Assembly), Histoire d'un secret (History of a Secret), Histoire d'un regard (Looking for Gilles Caron)

Mayan Toledano, director of Smadar

Sara Wylie, director of A More Radiant Sphere

Stefanos Tai, director of We Don’t Dance for Nothing

Teresa Alfeld, director of Doug and the Slugs and Me

Tiziana La Melia, consulting poet and visual artist to Terra Femme



Shorts by Alanis Obomsawin

Profile Shots: Shorts Program

Community Portraiture: Shorts Program

Reel Remembrance: Shorts Program


Click here for our full Theatrical Program and scheduled screening times