Sisyphus Rides – Ottawa Premiere
Directors: Lisa Lightbourn Lay & Tim Alberts
Documentary | 2016 | 79 minutes | Language: English and Spanish (with English subtitles) |
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. What follows is the slow unravelling of his organization, and a soulful examination of what constitutes real success and failure in international development. Interview with co-director Tim Alberts.
* Best Feature Documentary Award, Canadian Diversity Film Festival 2016
* Director Tim Alberts will attend the screening.
The 5 p.m. Screening Block is sponsored by the One World Film Festival.