On Docs

Join Colin Ellis for this podcast on documentaries and the stories they tell. He'll introduce you to filmmakers who give us fascinating takes on people, perspectives and what it means to be human.


Air Date: July 02, 2019 - 32:07
Colin Ellis speaks to Michael Sladden of Camp Pathfinder about New Homeland, a doc about refugees attending camp.
Air Date: June 25, 2019 - 36:29
When Nance Ackerman, Teresa MacInnes, and Ariella Pahlke decided to make a film about incarcerated women, they put the camera in the hands of the people whose stories they were telling.
Air Date: June 18, 2019 - 38:15
Host Colin Ellis and producers Matthew O'Mara and Chantal Braganza discuss Leaving Neverland and Lorena.
Air Date: June 11, 2019 - 27:47
Host Colin Ellis speaks with Ben Sisto, subject of the new documentary, Who Let the Dogs Out?
Air Date: June 04, 2019 - 34:29
Colin Ellis and producers Matthew O'Mara and Chantal Braganza talk about some beloved docs and the big-screen versions they inspired.
Air Date: May 28, 2019 - 21:48
The Rest is Ai Weiwei's second look at the refugee crisis, an issue that he says implicates everyone across the globe: from refugees themselves, to the policymakers making it difficult for them to cross borders, to viewers just like us.
Air Date: May 21, 2019 - 26:19
Tasha Hubbard chronicles the story of Colten Boushie's family after he was killed by Gerald Stanley and situates it in a larger one about colonial violence and intergenerational resistance.