DOXA is presented by the Documentary Media Society, a Vancouver based non-profit, charitable society (incorporated in 1998) devoted to presenting independent and innovative documentaries to Vancouver audiences. The society exists to educate the public about documentary film as an art form through DOXA – a curated and juried festival comprised of public screenings, workshops, panel discussions and public forums.
The festival runs from May 22 to May 31 at various venues around Vancouver.
For More information is www.doxafestival.ca
The Sixties: from 1969 to 2009: three short films: Black Panther, San Francisco State: On Strike and Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre 1968, about civil rights and activism
Say My Name: about female emcees trying to make it in the man’s world of hip hop
Seeking Refuge: looks at the lives of five people claiming refugee status in Canada; from Honduras, Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Algeria and Palestine
Rough Aunties: a group of women working to help abandoned, neglected and abused children in South Africa
Youssou N’Dour: I Bring What I Love: follows Mr. N’Dour
Milking the Rhino: ecotourism, conservation and the idea of “wild Africa” in Kenya and Namibia