Our guide to the 2013 DOXA Documentary Film Festival

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      This year's DOXA Documentary Film Festival (which runs from May 3 to 12) covers a diverse range of subjects ranging from activism and health issues to technology and culture. Here are just a few highlights to consider.

      DOXA 2013 award winners: Fire in the Blood, The Great Hip-Hop Hoax, and more

      Simple and effective Two Nil captures life in the soccer stands

      Shored Up reminds us that’s there’s no escape from stupidity

      Maybe bring a barf bag to Father Figures

      Fallen City feels like a compromised view of China's 2008 earthquake

      Interior. Leather Bar.: The straight man's journey into the world of gay sex

      Bury My Heart in Dresden takes an unexpected detour through Lakota history

      Ghosts in Our Machine director Liz Marshall imagines a kinder human-animal society

      Beatles’ former secretary has fab tales in Good Ol’ Freda

      Child soldiers to ice-cream dreams, Africa docs move and sweeten DOXA

      Rose Colored Glasses captures one of the art world’s greatest weirdos

      I Am Divine director shows life can be far more than a drag

      Talking extreme particle physics ahead of The Circle screening

      The tale of Tamil poet Salma beggars belief

      Theatre guru Joe Papp gets the movie he deserves

      The Palace explores a relic of Poland's Communist past

      The Mosuo Sisters tells a tale of two sisters torn in China

      Becoming Traviata takes a luminous behind-the-scenes look at opera

      East Hastings Pharmacy provides a glimpse into a world few of us know

      The Great Hip Hop Hoax is stranger and maybe even better than fiction

      Wrong Time Wrong Place searches for meaning in massacre

      Director Stephen Silha delves into the dark side of James Broughton's Big Joy

      Sewer enthusiasts find beauty and redemption in Lost Rivers

      Getting up and close and sweaty with Tricky Dicky in Our Nixon

      Musicwood reveals the real cost of your guitar

      Interior. Leather Bar.'s Travis Mathews broaches sexual boundaries with James Franco

      Occupy The Movie puts a movement in context

      Occupy: The Movie director Corey Ogilvie says protesters had significant effect

      BackBone revives local experimental film

      Fire in the Blood director Dylan Mohan Gray fired up over crime of the century

      Google and the World Brain considers the Internet as a sentient thing

      DOXA Documentary Film Festival 2013 queer flick picks: James Franco, Divine, and more

      DOXA Documentary Film Festival 2013: Nigel Moore Award for Youth Programming