Doc(k) Day is coming back for the eighth year.

The documentary focused film festival is returning to Pinestone this weekend.

According to the organizers, the theme for this year is connections, whether that be biological, shared experiences, connections to the planet and connections to the actions of humanity

On the schedule for the festival is Three Identical Strangers, a story about identical triplets that were separated at birth and reunited later in life. Being the first film of the event, it starts at 10:00am.

The second film is The Woman Who Loves Giraffes. This Documentary tells the story of Anne Innis Dagg, who travelled to South Africa becoming the first person to ever study animal behaviour in continental Africa. It screens at 1:00pm.

The third film on the schedule is Anthropocene, which is a documentary about the impact that humans have had on the planet. That film starts at 3:30pm.

The final film of Doc(k) Day is You Are Here: A Come From Away Story. This documentary is about the events that happened in Gander Newfoundland after planes were diverted there following the September 11th, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York. It screens at 7:30pm.

Tickets can be bought online or at the door.