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DOXA 2021 Review Special

Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy When you watch Kímmapiiyipitssini it is impossible not to constantly be aware of contrast. The idyllic mountains around the Kainai…

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Illusions of Control

Strikingly beautiful, simultaneously heartbreaking. Illusions of Control is a documentary directed and written by Shannon Walsh, that follows women from many different parts of the…

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DOXA 2018: The Issue of Mr. O’Dell

The Issue of Mr. O’Dell is that he was a member of the Communist Party. And unfortunately, at a time when the U.S. civil rights movement was focusing their intentions, having any affiliation with Communists was a distraction from the cause. White society would not see beyond the red. Jack O’Dell had to go.

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DOXA 2018: Minding the Gap

Minding The Gap follows the lives of four young friends through the transitional years from skateboard-bound teens into adulthood, using this particularly small sample to explore the awkward and difficult existential questions we all face growing up.

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DOXA 2018: The Rankin File

Sitting on a stool against a black backdrop on the eve of the 1986 mayoral election, a calm and confident Harry Rankin looks into the camera: “I don’t have any doubts of what I’m doing, I don’t have any doubts that the direction I’m taking is correct, I don’t have any doubts about how I could win an election if I set out to do it, and I don’t have any doubts of how I intend to win an election if I’m going to win it.”