Spotlight: Secrets & Lies


Vancouver, BC – Oh, the mendacity! From mass surveillance to little white lies, the consequences of deception and concealment are the focus of Secrets & Lies, our special Spotlight Program this year. The truth may be out there, but it is often buried in grey government documents, disclosed in secret meetings, and brokered in shady deals.

It is difficult to find a better or more important reminder of the necessity of speaking truth than our gala opening film Orlando von Einsiedel’s...

Justice is Screened


Vancouver, BC – DOXA is very proud to offer the fifth annual Justice Forum. Since its introduction, the Justice Forum has grown and developed into one of DOXA’s most important programs. The 2014 Justice Forum films encompass a broad range of social justice issues, from government surveillance to domestic abuse. With support from CUPE BC, DOXA is proud to present this outstanding selection of films.

Crazywater, Dennis Allen’s raw and honest exploration of...

Vancouver, BC – The 2014 DOXA Documentary Film Festival ventures deep into the unknown, to seek out new forms of nonfiction, to discover glorious new forms of cinema, caught on the wing, and documented in the wild. From mountain gorillas to cartoon ponies and the men who love them, wild boars, roller derby grrrls, young agrarians and stick insects, all captured in their natural habitat. With more than 90 films, and 78 screenings, DOXA 2014 proves that documentary knows no bounds, as we boldly go where no one has gone before!