DOXA was proud to launch it’s 19th annual festival with Wintopia, directed by Mira Burt-Wintonick, which traces the footsteps of iconic Canadian documentary filmmaker Peter Wintonick through the lens of his daughter. 

Ahead of his time, when dial-up internet speeds were the norm, Peter founded what...

Join us for a virtual roundtable with BC filmmakers with films at DOXA 2020! For this moderated conversation, we are inviting the participating filmmakers to come prepared to ask questions of each other, both about their films at DOXA as well as the art of crafting stories in the short form in general. 

Join us for a materclass on the unique creative process of one of Canada’s most prolific documentary cinematographers. A must-attend event for directors, cinematographers and all creatives interested in the power of visual storytelling. 

DOXA is proud to kick off the 2020 online festival with Wintopia, directed by Mira Burt-Wintonick. Save the date for a live Q&A on Saturday, June 20 at 7pm with the director and special guests.

We've just added two award-winning films to our program—Sung-A Yoon's Overseas, and Iryna Tsilyk's The Earth Is as Blue as an Orange.

Vancouver, BC / Thursday May 28, 2020 – DOXA Documentary Film Festival, Western Canada’s largest documentary film festival, returns to Vancouver to present the 19th annual Festival, now streaming online June 18 through June 26, 2020.  

Originally scheduled to take place May 7-17, DOXA was one of many cultural events interrupted by...

Exciting news, coming to you! After much deliberation, the DOXA Documentary Film Festival has decided to make some big changes. We're moving online! Our new festival dates are June 18-26th, 2020.

We plan to offer a select number of films, geo-blocked by region (British Columbia, Canada), with live events and pre-recorded Q&As. More announcements about tech, as well...

Last week, we asked the DOXA community (that's you!) which documentary films and non-fiction podcasts are worth the watch/listen. Have you been binge-listening to a podcast that you think other folks would love, too? Or maybe you've watched Grey Gardens for the sixth time, hoping to pick up some self-isolation tips from Big and Little Edie? We wanted to know! And we've compiled those...

It is with great consideration, and heavy hearts, that we have made the decision to postpone the 2020 DOXA Documentary Film Festival, which was scheduled for May 7 thru 17, 2020. 


Hey, folks.

With our festival coming up in May, the DOXA board and staff are closely monitoring the national and global situation regarding COVID-19.