Tickets + Festival Info

Tickets + Festival Info

To purchase tickets, click the buy tickets button on the specific film page you would like to see. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

DOXA does not have phone sales however we will be selling tickets from our office on April 21 and 22 from 12pm to 5pm.  Our address is #110-750 Hamilton Street.  For box office inquiries, please email

Have specific questions about online ticketing? Click here to see our FAQ page. 

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Venues | Rush Tickets | Membership | Tickets | Ticket Packs | Refund and Exchange Policy | Advance Tickets | Tickets at the Venues | Will Call | Accessibility | Rated Y | Community Box Office


VIFF’s Vancity Theatre • 1181 Seymour Street (@Helmcken St)
The Cinematheque • 1131 Howe Street (@Helmcken St)
The Orpheum Annex • 823 Seymour St, 2nd fl (@ Robson St)
SFU's Goldcorp Centre for the Arts • 149 West Hastings Street (@ Abbott St)
Museum of Vancouver  1100 Chestnut Street 
Vancouver Playhouse • 600 Hamilton St (@ Dunsmuir St)
The Post at 750 • #110-750 Hamilton St (@ Robson St)

View venue accessibility here. 


Rush tickets may be available at the door when all advance tickets have been sold. A generous allotment of seats are reserved for passholders. Any unclaimed seats will be released just prior to the screening on a first come first served basis.


DOXA presents films that have not been seen by Consumer Protection BC. Under BC law, anyone wishing to see these unclassified films must be a member of The Documentary Media Society and at least 18 years of age, unless otherwise stated. Films that are open to youth under 18 can be found  here 

When you purchase your $2 membership, you are entitled to attend screenings, provided you show your membership card and your ticket.

Get 15% off of all food and drink at JJ Bean locations during the festival with your DOXA membership card. 



General Admission: $15 • Weekday evenings and weekends
Weekday Matinee Tickets: $13 • Weekday films starting at 5:00pm or earlier
Students (with valid ID) / Seniors (65+) • $2 discount from regular prices for any film screening.
Special Presentations: $18
Opening night, closing night and screening at the Annex
MOV Screening: $19 / Earlybird $14
5 Ticket Pack: $65; 10 Ticket Pack: $115 •  Festival 5 and 10 Ticket Packs are only available online and are valid for one ticket each for 5 or 10 films. All films must be chosen at time of purchase. NOTE: Ticket Packs are NOT valid for opening, closing, special presentations, Museum of Vancouver, and do not include the $2 membership. 
Membership: $2

Click here for information about the Festival Pass, Ticket Packages, and Group Bookings.



For DOC BC, CMPA-BC and Capilano U members:

The Industry Pass provides access to all Industry programming. Click here to purchase your Industry Pass or tickets.
Click here for more information about Industry Day.  


$195 • Includes membership; valid for all film screenings including opening and closing night film and party.


All sales are final. DOXA only offers refunds in cases of technical failure.

Tickets may be exchanged for a $3 service fee for each ticket exchanged. This must be done in person at a DOXA Box Office at least one hour before screening time. Exchanges can only be issued to the original purchaser with a valid picture ID. Complimentary or contest tickets cannot be exchanged.


Ticket purchase before May 3 is available online by going to the film of your choosing and clicking on the BUY TICKETS button on the left column. Online tickets are available for purchase up to two hours in advance of the screening. If the screening takes place within two hours, tickets must be purchased at the venue box office.


Box office opens 30 minutes prior to the first screening of the day at the venue. (Note: Festival tickets are only available at our festival venues on days when there are festival screenings. Please check the schedule here.)


Will Call opens 60 minutes prior to opening, closing, and special presentation screenings, and 30 minutes prior for all other screenings. Please arrive in advance to allow time to pick up your order. You must present your ID for pick up.


All venues are wheelchair accessible. Please email or call the DOXA office to make note of space requirements for advance ticket purchases. Attendants accompanying people with disabilities will be admitted at no cost. View venue accessibility here. 


Tickets are $8 per student when purchased by school groups. Further subsidies may be available if needed. Contact


On April 21–22, from 12pm to 5pm, come buy your hardcopy festival tickets in person at the DOXA office. Our address is #110-750 Hamilton Street (up the stairs behind the JJBean kiosk).