Another DOXA gone by, and in exceptional form—a hybrid festival, with both online and in-person elements! In tried and true fashion, documentaries from all over the world brought comfort, told thrilling stories, and taught us anew.
The recent work of Cree filmmaker, writer, and scholar Jules Koostachin looks closely at Indigenous documentary practices as containing a comprehensive understanding and awareness of story, because of the positionalities and identities of its makers.
This panel will examine the career of one of the most admired, award winning and influential leaders in Canadian documentary filmmaking over the past 25 years, who also happened to be one of the first racial equity hires at the National Film Board—Selwyn Jacob.
Friday, May 14th at 1:00pm PST! This conversation will offer a jumping off point to reimagine more sustainable models for documentary funding, production and distribution that incentivize the creation of bold, ambitious work.
Thursday, May 13th at 10:00am PST. In this moderated conversation between two filmmakers and collaborators, Stanley Nelson and Loira Limbal will reflect on the craft of directing documentaries from differing but complementary perspectives.