DOXA Documentary Film Festival

Organization Type: Arts, Culture & Heritage
Address: #110 – 750 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2R5

Our Mission:

To support a better understanding of the complexity of our times through engaging the public in documentary media as an art form.

We’re Committed To:

  • Cultivating curiosity and critical thought
  • Promoting the intersection of actuality and artistic expression
  • Fostering a local and international community interested in non-fiction media

Our Mandate:

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 Documentary Film Festival, a curated and juried festival comprised of public screenings, panel discussions, public forums and educational programs.

The 22nd annual DOXA Documentary Film Festival takes place May 4 thru 14, 2023.

DOXA also presents VanPodFest.

The Documentary Media Society is a member tenant of the 110 Arts Co-op which manages The Post at 750 office and studio facilities.

The Documentary Media Society is located on the traditional and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples.

DOXA (pronounced dox’-ah) is a greek word meaning common belief or popular opinion.

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#110 – 750 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2R5

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