Canadian films produced in association with the National Film Board of Canada
Thank you once again to the National Film Board of Canada for supporting Canadian filmmakers and making outstanding films like these possible. Here are four of the NFB films DocFest is excited to present in our 2023 lineup!
Take a look at each of the films linked below to browse the trailers, the film details, and synopsis.
Early Bird Passes are still on sale for the 12th annual – 2023 Belleville Downtown DocFest, March 3 – 12
The second documentary feature from Director Brian D. Johnson, one of Canada’s most respected film critics and journalists, explores the magic of ink-making through the adventures of Jason S. Logan, a contemporary alchemist who harvests natural pigments from unlikely landscapes.
Filmmaker Jeremiah Hayes feature documenting the life and inner dynamics of another celebrated filmmaker (Martin Duckworth) is a witness to the profound stage of Martin’s most important work – caring for his wife Audrey after her Alzheimer’s diagnosis, and helping his 45-year old daughter, Jacqueline, who has autism, maintain a relationship with her mom.
A cinematic documentary, To Kill a Tiger follows Ranjit’s uphill battle to find justice for his child, a victim of a violent sexual assualt. With tremendous access, we witness the emotional journey of an ordinary man facing extraordinary circumstances.