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November 20th, 2023 Talks

DOC’s 40th anniversary: The challenges of documentary film, past and present

The DOC Hour will provide an opportunity for an intergenerational conversation on the topic of transformations in the Canadian and Quebec documentary world since DOC was founded in 1983. We'll look back over four decades of DOC's tireless efforts to preserve the vitality, funding and accessibility of documentaries in our society.
We'd like to mark this anniversary by reflecting on our history and looking to the future. We salute the growing diversity of our community, take stock of our challenges and celebrate our successes.
The panel will begin with an overview of the "Getting Real/Toute la vérité" report on the decline in funding for documentary production in Canada.

In French

Moderator
Ina Fichman
Producer and representative of DOC Québec

Panelists
Henri Pardo
Filmmaker and Producer
Sylvie Van Brabant
Filmmaker and Producer

Presented by Doc Québec

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