In 2009, 2 Quebecers moved to Hollywood with an ambitious film project in mind. Lovaganza was to be a film trilogy with a humanitarian mission. More than a decade later, the film and the millions amassed for the production are nowhere to be found.
Canadian Documentary - Long Form
Wild Prairie Man is an intimate look at the life of a man enthralled with the exotic and endangered lands of Grasslands National Park.
Located in the Northern Great Plains of Canada, Grasslands has been a 20 year odyssey for wildlife photographer James R. Page.
For James, critters are more interesting than people and in this documentary he shares some of his iconic images and experiences from this endangered ecosystem.
South Korea’s worst maritime disaster traumatized a nation while simultaneously sinking the country’s emotional spirit, resulting in the death of 304 passengers.
As the Florian’s Knights full patch motorcycle club, the freedom felt on two wheels inspires North American firefighters to speak truth against the stigma of first responder mental health and outlaw biker culture.
In the Rumbling Belly of Motherland provides a sharp look into Zan TV, Kabul’s female-operated, female-oriented news agency. Filmmaker Brishkay Ahmed, returns to Afghanistan to document this simultaneously harrowing and inspiring work environment. The film pulls us into the Afghan political climate and highlights the existential current events that threaten both Zan TV as a media outlet and the livelihoods of the women at its heart.
An epic journey of a Filipino-Canadian, who made a promise to his late father to return annually to the Philippines since 2006, inspired a life-changing mission of leading a group of Canadians determined to empower traumatized street children in the devastating wake of Typhoon Yolanda. It is an inspiring story about hope and resilience: from the streets to the basketball courts, from public begging to public performance, and from being insignificant to being part of a loving, surrogate family.