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: February 06, 2020 - 26:55
Filmmaker Maryam Zaree discusses her doc, "Born in Evin", and her quest to find answers about her time in Iran's notorious political prison.
Air Date: February 04, 2020 - 46:10
Colin Ellis speaks with TVO's Jane Jankovic about this year's Academy Award nominees. Then, Sami Khan discusses his nominated short doc, St. Louis Superman.
Air Date: December 17, 2019 - 37:12
Colin Ellis speaks with Jamie Kastner, director of There Are No Fakes, about the legacy of Anishinaabe artist Norval Morrisseau.
Air Date: December 10, 2019 - 34:08
Host Colin Ellis speaks with Shawney Cohen and Rachel Browne about Rat Park, their new Vice Studios documentary about the global addiction crisis.
Air Date: December 03, 2019 - 31:19
Host Colin Ellis speaks with Ingrid Waldron, subject of the new documentary There's Something in the Water.
Air Date: November 26, 2019 - 32:48
We speak to filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin about Jordan River Anderson, whose death spurred change for Indigenous children's health care across Canada.
Air Date: November 19, 2019 - 24:23
Host Colin Ellis speaks with the director and subjects of the award-winning documentary, PREY.
Air Date: November 12, 2019 - 37:09
Filmmaker Yung Chang discusses his documentary This Is Not a Movie, a profile of historian and journalist Robert Fisk.
Air Date: November 05, 2019 - 29:23
Host Colin Ellis speaks with Larry Weinstein and Craig Silverman about the documentary Propaganda.