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: August 12, 2020 - 26:29
Host Colin Ellis speaks with director Scott Calbeck about his documentary on the life of architect Raymond Moriyama.
Air Date: July 07, 2020 - 18:34
Alex West, co-host of The Faculty of Horror podcast, returns to On Docs to discuss the documentary Best Worst Movie.
Air Date: June 30, 2020 - 34:36
John Michael McGrath and Steve Paikin, hosts of the #onpoli podcast, join Colin Ellis to discuss the political documentary The Art of the Possible.
Air Date: June 30, 2020 - 29:51
Alex West from The Faculty of Horror podcast joins Colin Ellis to discuss the documentary Hail Satan?
Air Date: June 23, 2020 - 42:29
Colin Ellis speaks with Nam Kiwanuka (The Agenda in the Summer) about Ava DuVernay's documentary 13th.
Air Date: June 23, 2020 - 33:17
Colin Ellis speaks with author and health law researcher Timothy Caulfield about food and health documentaries.
Air Date: June 16, 2020 - 31:08
Colin Ellis speaks to Nathalie Bibeau, director of The Walrus and the Whistleblower, about how Marineland has used lawsuits to silence critics.
Air Date: June 09, 2020 - 33:08
Colin Ellis speaks to Ali Weinstein, director of #Blessed, about how the C3 Global Church converts cynical millennials into evangelical believers.
Air Date: June 02, 2020 - 28:56
Host Colin Ellis talks with director Michael Kanentakeron Mitchell about his 1969 short documentary You Are On Indian Land.
Air Date: May 26, 2020 - 33:40
"The Arrest" explores what happens when someone is wrongfully arrested in Ontario and the fight that ensues when seeking out justice.
Air Date: May 19, 2020 - 28:29
Filmmaker Paul Kell discusses his documentary "The Dawnsayer" about the owner of the world's largest privately-owned nuclear fallout shelter.
Air Date: May 12, 2020 - 28:54
Host Colin Ellis is joined by filmmaker Liz Marshall to discuss her latest documentary "Meat the Future," on the rise of cellular agriculture.
Air Date: May 05, 2020 - 23:25
Host Colin Ellis talks with Alan Zweig, the director of Coppers, a documentary that takes an unflinching look at the lives of retired police officers.
Air Date: May 05, 2020 - 26:44
Host Colin Ellis is joined by food writer Suresh Doss to talk about the influential 2011 documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi.