Travelling the world on a motorcycle

Food and culture are part of a new travel documentary series from Vancouver-based film production company QE Productions. It is hosted by American author and adventurer Allan Karl, who will traverse several countries on his motorcycle and spend 30 days in each one. The pilot for the series, planned as several one-hour episodes, will first…

Bringing life to the Chinese cannery workers at Steveston chapter

The Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site wants to revitalize a part of history with a 10-minute documentary. Hardship and Hope: The Story of the Chinese Cannery Workers in Steveston is a historical overview to help explain what brought these individuals to B.C. and what they experienced here. It shines a light on living conditions in…

The ancient village of the Musqueam First Nation

Vancouver is not a new city, and a series of exhibitions titled c’əsnaʔəm, the city before the city seeks to challenge this misconception about a region that has been occupied for 9,000 years. The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) is one of three sites that seek to fill in this gap of historical and cultural knowledge…

Focus on Local Artist

Documentary to inspire revolution
Revolution, the documentary that sounds the alarm about humanity’s present self-destructing trajectory, will open in Vancouver theaters April 12, during Earth Day celebrations.

Salaam Dunk. Photos courtesy of DOXA

Commonality sought at 2012 DOXA Documentary Film Festival

You would have to have your head permanently dug into English Bay’s sand not to have noticed that the DOXA Documentary Film Festival is happening. All across town, on bus stops, in buses themselves, in newspapers and on television the festival is doing a promotional blitz never seen before.

The festival expects to have hundreds of moviegoers fill seats in the 10 day festival. [Read more…]