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 2019 Audience Survey

Fill out DOXA’s 2019 Audience Survey and you could win a gift package containing a $50 JJ Bean gift card and a $100 Modo credit! Find the survey at all of our screening venues and online here.


ADDED SCREENINGS! Because We Are Girls – Sunday, May 12, 9:00pm at Vancity Theatre; Buddy – Sunday, May 12, 6:30pm at SFU Woodward's

After three sold out screenings, we’ve added a fourth  screening of Because We Are Girls on May 12, 9:00PM at VIFF's Vancity Theatre! Purchase your tickets today! 

And, we are pleased to announce that we have also added an additional screening of Buddy ...

See what shows are sold out at DOXA 2019

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Justice Forum Panelists Announced!

Find out who will be speaking at our post-film Justice Forum panels!

2019 Programmer's Picks

Find out our programmers' favourite films at DOXA 2019.

Member Benefits at JJ Bean During Festival Dates!

Show your membership card at JJ Bean Coffee shops around the city and receive 15% off your order during the festival (May 2-12).