Director’s Bio

mia.thumbnailMia Donovan is a filmmaker and award-winning photographer. She moved to Montreal at age seventeen to escape her hometown of Moncton, New Brunswick. She holds a BFA from Concordia University. As an artist Mia’s work focuses on humanizing people who have often been misrepresented by the media.  Her first documentary film, Inside Lara Roxx, follows ex-porn star Lara Roxx over a tumultuous 5-year-period as she struggles to build a new identity and find hope in the wake of her past.  She is currently working on her second feature-film inspired by the events surrounding her stepbrother’s deprogramming from an alleged Satanic-cult in the early 1990’s.