Preview: Virtually Absurd and Those Who Come, Will Hear at DOXA

Preview: Virtually Absurd and Those Who Come, Will Hear at DOXA

Our last two DOXA previews are here, just in time! But the Virtually Absurd shorts program and Those Who Come, Will Hear don’t have to be the final titles added to your list; there are so many more excellent film experiences waiting to be had! We hope you’ve enjoyed these early-bird festival reviews, and can now enter DOXA’s viewing ranks with confidence and expertise.

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In Conversation with Selina Crammond, DOXA's Director of Programming

In Conversation with Selina Crammond, DOXA's Director of Programming

2018’s DOXA Documentary Film Festival is in the very near future, so to kick off our DOXA coverage this year, SAD writer Becca Clarkson interviewed the fest’s new Director of Programming, Selina Crammond. She offers some excellent advice on how to start your festival adventures, and where to find outstanding cinematic content! We approve.

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In Conversation with Amber Dawn and Anoushka Ratnarajah

In Conversation with Amber Dawn and Anoushka Ratnarajah

What a treasure it is, to learn from creative women! Amber Dawn and Anoushka Ratnarajah, Artistic Directors of this year's Vancouver Queer Film Festival, speak to their creative collaboration and its fruitful results. “Amber and Anoushka beam support for one another and seemed to be incredibly in-sync on just about everything... The power duo embody this year’s festival theme of Love and Resistance—loving through art, activism, conversation and community while resisting troubling and problematic patterns that have historically suppressed marginalized voices.” Film fans rejoice!

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In Conversation with Cat Mills

In Conversation with Cat Mills

Cat Mills' short film FIXED! is one of our must-sees in this year's DOXA program. If you're invested in urban sustainability and community engagement, here's your film. “Repair Cafés bring together people from all walks of life, sticks them in the same room, and provides an excuse to help one another. People will be drawn to the cafés for financial reasons (it's free!), environmental reasons (keep items out of the landfill) and technical reasons (playing with technology—huzzah!), but regardless of the reasons, it is a safe place to get to know other people. It brings us together.

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