Despite Nicholson’s decision, many Canadians believe that Diab is innocent and has been wrongly accused. A group of these Canadians have become so passionate about the case that they created an organization called Justice for Hassan Diab, and have raised money through crowdfunding on Indiegogo to create a documentary to spread the word about Diab’s story.

Directed and written by Antonio Agugliaro, Gabriele del Grande, and Khaled Soliman al Nassiry, On the Bride’s Side tells the story of five refugees who travel to Sweden from Syria in search of a new beginning. The film will be screened at the ByTowne Cinema on Jan. 28 by One World Film Festival (OWFF) and One World Arts, followed by a discussion on the war in Syria and refugee support.

Borsa and Marquis traveled from Bruderheim, Alberta to Kitimat, British Columbia with a limited crew to create the film, collecting testimonies from Canadians whose livelihoods and cultures could be influenced by the approval and construction of the pipeline.

The University of Ottawa’s Office of Campus Sustainability hosted a public screening of the documentary Trashed on March 6.  Featuring Jeremy Irons, the documentary is not quite as entertaining as his famous voice role as Scar in The Lion King, but it does bring an important and terrifying issue to light. The documentary tells the …

The Graduate Students’ Association (GSAÉD) will present a motion at the 33rd Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) general meeting to seek approval to produce a documentary on commercialization in Canadian universities.

Former U of O student looks to finance Canadian road trip doc  Photo courtesy of Adele Reeves What does it mean to be truly Canadian? In 2012, University of Ottawa graduate and independent artist Adele Reeves decided to take a road trip across the country in hopes of discovering just that. Reeves and her husband …