Journeys in Solidarity

A Review of KDocsFF 2024

  • Carolina Rocha Kwantlen Polytechnic University
  • Amy Tremblay Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Keywords: review, kdocs, film festival, social justice, documentary, film review


A review of KDocsFF 2024

Author Biographies

Carolina Rocha, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Carolina Rocha is fourth-year undergraduate student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, where she will earn a BA in English and a Minor in Creative Writing. Her academic interests include queer and gender theory, fandom culture, and classical studies, and after graduation she hopes to pursue a graduate degree in Library and Archival Studies. Carolina is a lifelong film enthusiast and is passionate about her creative as well as scholarly work—outside of her academic pursuits, she is a writer and works professionally as a graphic designer. Her personal writing has been published by pulpMAG and was shortlisted for Room Magazine’s 2023 Creative Non-Fiction Contest. This is her second academic publication with MSJ.

Amy Tremblay, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Amy Tremblay is finishing her undergraduate degree at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in May 2024, where she will be obtaining a BA in English. As a peer tutor, Amy is passionate about empowering learners with writing, reading, research, and technology skills, and she hopes to pursue this passion in UBC’s Master of Library and Information Studies program, which she will be attending in the Fall. Amy’s research interests include feminist film theory and examinations of transgressive liminality in literature and film. She also enjoys thinking critically about Canadian pasts and presents, and she has had a creative research paper published in KPU’s undergraduate history journal, The Emergent Historian.