The Ottawa Canadian Film Festival’s 2018 Film Festival Program screened
at the Arts Court Theatre (2 Daly Avenue, Ottawa) on November 3, 2018.
Director: Alexander Cruz
An old man suddenly dies, leaving his most recent wife to sell the house and start a new life. When his daughter from a previous marriage appears and claims the house is hers, all hell breaks loose.
The True North Project
Director: Emil Egopian
A celebration of Canada’s multi-ethnic society and its ongoing process of reconciliation with the indigenous community.
the art of the morning
Director: Nathan Hauch
A lyrical look at how one person prepares for the day ahead, savouring each moment.
Director: Marilou Caravecchia-Pelletier
Constrained by her shyness, Clemence is struggling to build relationships with others. To help, she spends time with her Armenian neighbor in whom she will find a confidant.
Director: Maissa Houri
Nikolai Dalca has been aspiring to be a great actor in Hollywood. The only thing stopping him is who he is.
As It Was
Director: Blake Garbe
A young boy, Mason, senses that the relationship between his parents isn’t as perfect as he thought.
It Could Be You
(St. John’s, NL)
Director: Cody Westman
‘It could be you!’ says the big cardboard man in the convenience store. Bernie knows it will never be him.
Director: Jana Stackhouse
A man returns to his family home on the East Coast of Canada to unite his family and say goodbye to his terminally ill mother.
Director: Matthew J. Blecha
When Leo, the bingo hall number-caller unexpectedly quits, Steve, the concessions guy is forced to take his place and uses the opportunity at the microphone to makes his dreams come true.
What We Owe
Director: Bryce Mercier
Noah struggles with moving forward with his serious girlfriend Emily, as he wants to be there 24/7 for his sick mother, Ann.
Director: Kirk Knapp
After breaking up with her boyfriend, a tech glitch connects two strangers
End of the Night
Director: Tavit Melikian
After the accidental death of his best friend, Jimmy comes to believe that the friend now haunts his car, but selling it – even with the brother’s help – takes them to a very dark place.
Director: Taylor Olson
A young Dad struggles to reconcile with protecting his daughter and bringing her up in a world that has nothing to offer her and will only take everything from her.