More than half a dozen talented student documentary-makers show off their work on CBC’s Absolutely Ottawa this summer.

Here’s the full list:

It is Good

Jacqui Du Toit left her home in South Africa to come to Canada. When the unthinkable happened she was left without a home. Through the power of storytelling and human connection Du Toit created her own space in Ottawa. By Jordan Steinhauer, Atong Ater, Arvin Kier Joaquin.

Documentary-maker Atong Ater. Photo by CBC – Radio-Canada © 2018 / Michel Aspirot

Stories from the North – Re

Two short docs produced as a project called “Re” (as in re-surgence, reclamation). The docs tell the story of two young women who are recognized as emerging First Nation leaders. By Sidney Weiss, Jasmine Sikand.

Documentary-maker Jasmine Sikand. Photo courtesy CBC.

Prosser: Portrait of A Small Town
Short historical documentary about photographer Lorne Prosser and small portrait of small town Gananoque. By Heather Keary (Journalism), Carly Pickett (Journalism), Andre Bourbeau (Film and History), Christine Smith (History)

Check CBC Ottawa for details about when you can see these documentaries.

Saturday, August 4, 2018 in , ,
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