Join DOC Institute’s Perspectives Series on the Art and Craft of Documentary


POV is proud to join the DOC Institute in presenting the upcoming filmmaker roundtables Perspectives, hosted by filmmaker and programmer Aisha Jamal (A Kandahar Away). Perspectives is a three-part series that engages in conversations with Canadian filmmakers to learn more about the art and craft of documentary. This series is made possible thanks to the generous support of presenting sponsors Vistek and Ontario Creates.

Panel 1 – Translating theme

Thursday, Sept 24th, 7-8pm EST

Featuring Yung Chang (This Is Not a Movie), Ngardy Conteh George (Mr. Jane and Finch), Baljit Sangra (Because We Are Girls)

Panel 2 – Finding Your Format

Thursday, Oct 1st, 7-8pm EST

Lisa Jackson (Biidaaben, Indictment: The Crimes of Shelly Chartier), Aïcha Diop (Nancy’s Workshop), Joannie Lafrenière (Snowbirds)

Panel 3 – On the Topic of Genre

October 8th, 7-8 pm EST

Maya Bedward (Black Zombie – development), Maya Gallus (The Heat: A Kitchen Revolution), filmmaker (TBC)

PAY WHAT YOU CAN – $10/session suggested donation per session

Register via Eventbrite for each session you would like to attend. Attendees will be sent a Zoom link upon registration.