Rhiana Chinapen

Ottawa Filmmakers web series - Jith Paul ocanfilmfest

Filmmaker Rhiana Chinapen’s interest in social justice issues drew her to documentaries and her work planning Ottawa’s One World Film Festival which celebrated its 28th anniversary in 2017.  She recently completed her first film, an exploration of Capoeira (an Afro-Brazilian martial art which she practices) with the assistance of SAW Video Media Arts Centre’s Jumpstart Program.

The Ottawa Indie Filmmakers web series is produced by Jith Paul in collaboration with Apartment613.