DOXA: The Road Taken – Review

For what Canada lacks in fictional renderings of it’s people and places is more than made up for in our rich history of documentary filmmaking. From the prairie films of Manitoban farmer James Freer in the 1890s to the countless topical offerings available at dedicated festivals like Hot Docs in Toronto and DOXA in Vancouver […]

Loyalties – Review

The decade of the 1980s saw a coming-of-age for Canadian cinema. Filmmakers who had cut their teeth on episodic television and National Film Board documentaries were beginning to mature and embark on more personal projects. Exemplifying this trend was Edmonton native Anne Wheeler who sought to tell the story of a powerful friendship between two […]