DOXA is an international documentary festival featuring new work selected by a jury, as well as thematic programming presented by independent curators.
October through to the beginning of January DOXA’s call for submissions is open to all recently completed short to feature length documentary films. Awards are given for best feature and short documentary, and most innovative Canadian film.
2018 LGBT films...only 2!
Ayse Toprak | France/Germany/Turkey | 2017 | 87 minutes
Twenty-four-year old Husein lives in exile. Along with his parents, wife, and young daughter, he was forced from his home in Syria to Istanbul, where he awaits possible asylum in Europe. But Husein’s is a double exile—estranged from his country by war, he is also estranged from his family because of who he is.
Yony Leyser | Germany | 2017 | 82 minutes
Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution is a story about music, sexuality, and politics that is not afraid to ask the hard questions. Has gay culture lost its roots and vitality by trying to be like mainstream society?