Rennie Brown

Vancouver: Unaffordable

Vancouver: Unaffordable

The issue that just won't go away - the housing crisis - addressed in new film at DOXA

There is no topic that has been more of a cause célèbre over the past 7 years in Vancouver than housing. For the most part, it’s agreed that the situation sucks. It is becoming absolutely unaffordable to live in the city, and this unaffordability is pushing the very lifeline of any vibrant city – it’s […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

DOXA 2017 preview

DOXA 2017 preview

Industry Day, film picks, sharing the love of documentary filmmaking

Intro: DOXA 2017 is nearly here Thursday, May 4th, is the launch of the 16th annual DOXA Documentary Film Festival, bringing 11 days & nights of international film, forums, and education to Vancouver. This year, VANDOCUMENT is a proud Media Partner of DOXA 2017. Industry Day VANDOC’s involvement in Vancouver’s creative scenes is a dual […]

 Andi Icaza-Largaespada

Looking Deeper Into A Transitioning Chinatown

Looking Deeper Into A Transitioning Chinatown

Julia Kwan’s Everything Will Be documentary aims to re-engage the community of one of North America’s oldest cultural enclaves

Written + Photography by Andi Icaza-Largaespada When Julia Kwan’s Everything Will Be screened at SFU Woodwards’ Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, most 350 seats were taken: the theatre felt bubbling and packed. Arriving a few minutes late granted me first-row, neck-stiffening seats. This was the second of four sold-out screenings of Everything Will Be during the 2014 […]

 Tara Flynn

Interview with Filmmaker Erik Paulsson

Interview with Filmmaker Erik Paulsson

VANDOCUMENT's Tara Flynn catches up with Erik during his film retrospective at VIVO Media Arts

Interview, filming, and post production by Tara Flynn Interview with Erik Paulsson, Vancouver filmmaker, as he embarks on his next journey. VANDOCUMENT visits VIVO Media Arts Centre to speak with Erik during a 3 day retrospective & fundraiser. In the interview he touches on his current process of creating a multi-part documentary series, exploring mysticism […]