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DOCNOW 2018
10 FILMS
10 EXHIBITIONS
10TH ANNIVERSARY
DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL
JUNE 2018

DocNow is an interdisciplinary documentary festival showcasing the work of Ryerson University's MFA in Documentary Media’s graduating class. Celebrating its 10th year, DocNow offers the work of 20 documentary practitioners through 10 films, 10 exhibitions and 5 events.

This year’s festival explores some of today’s critical issues, including the ongoing struggles faced by immigrants and refugees, the importance of dialogues surrounding mental health, access to education, connecting reconciliation with Indigenous land-based learning, and social resistance around the world.

All events are free and open to the public.

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Contact: docnow@ryerson.ca


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FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

JUNE 19
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Screening 2
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 5:30-9:00pm
Featuring...
Mohamed Dawood’s In Search Of Home
Byron Dueck’s Valley of the Southern North
Kate Latimer’s Bill in the Sky
Sara Naimpour’s Goli: A Tale of Threads

JUNE 20
no maybe yes
Opening reception with artist Talia Eylon
School of Image Arts, Room 310, 5:00-9:00pm

Shkakamikwe Kido (It Comes Through The Land)
Opening reception with artist Natasha Naveau
School of Image Arts, Room 322, 5:00-9:00pm

Ceydie
Opening reception featuring artist Cynthia Johnston and Nancy Friedland, photographer, in conversation about the transection of motherhood and making art.
Ryerson Image Centre, 6:00-8:00pm

JUNE 22
Non ti scordar di me
Opening reception with artist Sandro Camilli
Beaver Hall, 6:00-9:00pm

JUNE 23
Industry Panel: The State of Documentary Today
With Michelle Demeyere, Gabor Pertic & Olena Decock
School of Image Arts, Room 307, 1:00pm
Catch up on the state of things with Michelle Demeyere, Documentary Archivist, Banger Films; Gabor Pertic, Senior International Programmer, Hot Docs; Olena Decock, Industry Programmer, Conference and Funds, Hot Docs, and guests.

Ryerson Screening 2
School of Image Arts, Room 307, 2:00pm
Featuring… Mohamed Dawood’s In Search Of Home; Byron Dueck’s Valley of the Southern North; Kate Latimer’s Bill in the Sky; Sara Naimpour, Goli: A Tale of Threads; Sylvia Nowak’s 206 Carlton.

Queen of the Bands (Carnival and "Monarchy" in the 416)
Opening reception with artist Chante Barnwell
Areej Art Gallery, 6:00-9:00pm

JUNE 28
There for Scale and In the Periphery
Dual opening reception featuring a talk with artists Jeremie Warshafsky and Peter Watson, plus alumnus Eliot Wright.
Prefix ICA, 6:00-9:00pm. Talk at 7:00pm

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