OttawaIndieFest2017

Ottawa Indie Fest 2017 took place on June 3, 2017 at 
La Nouvelle Scène in downtown Ottawa.

Feature Films

RAW*
Director: David I. Strasser

A delinquent youth on a downward spiral, is sentenced to spend time on his uncle’s organic farm on Salt Spring Island. Put to work with a bunch of misfit interns, he soon discovers that not everything is as idyllic as it first appears.

Broken Mile
Director: Justin McConnell

A drug addict awakens to find the girl he is with is dead. To escape the consequences, he seeks the help of his ex-girlfriend while they dodge a mysterious figure who chases them around the city with a gun. Told in real time and presented in a single take.

Heroes Manufactured
Director: Yaron Betan

Canadian independent artists try to break into the comic book industry while dealing with fandom and the craze of comic book conventions.

Sisyphus Rides
Directors: Lisa Lightbourn Lay and Tim Alberts

Adventurer Vince Vetro goes on a cycling expedition in Nicaragua in order to grow his micro-finance NGO, The Lending Journey, an organization which provides micro loans to underprivileged Nicaraguan women.

Short Films

Hue Quilted Windowpane
Director: Lasha Mowchun

Imaginary love is better than real loneliness as a lonely woman finally finds love when Elvis Presley charms her through the television.

Honestly Charlotte
Director: Sarah Hedar

A routine job interview goes sideways when the applicant gets completely honest about what it’s like to be an artist trapped in a corporate cubicle.

Milo
Director: Jeremie Azencot

A father and his 10-year old son while discussing art history and analyzing paintings develop a beautiful bond between each other

The Talk
Director: Tyler Boyco

Neil and Carol, a husband and wife, try to come up with the perfect way to have the most uncomfortable conversation known to mankind; the sex talk with their teenage daughter.

Poison in the Water
Director: Romeo Candido

A father and his 10-year old son while discussing art history and analyzing paintings develop a beautiful bond between each other

Andre the Anti-Giant
Director: Kim Saltarski

A 3-foot-something actor/comedian/disability advocate strives to retake the stage following a life-endangering diagnosis in this intimate and inspirational tale of hope, hardship, and hilarity.

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