Sunday Oct 2: Personal Pilgrimages and the Search for Truth | October 2 at OWFF 2016

Join One World Arts for our final day of programming for the 27th Annual One World Film Festival on Sunday, October 1st from 11:00AM to 4PM at Club SAW (67 Nicholas St.), featuring Canadian documentaries Nallua and Searching for Dragons. All tickets are only $5 and the Ottawa Premiere of Searching for Dragons will be followed by a free Master Class with the director, Dan Gainsford. If you would like to attend the Master Class, please register in advance, as spaces are limited.

Sunday, October 2nd: Personal Pilgrimages and the Search for Truth | Doors @ 11AM

11:45AM Nallua | Directed by Christian Mathieu Fournier | Canada | 2015 | 76 min
Nallua tells the story of two survivors of a tragedy suffered by a community of Inuit peoples in Canada’s Arctic in 1943. Their testimonies of loss and longed-for return to their ancestral lands speak to a collective legacy of searching for answers and a hopeful bridge between past and future.

1:30PM Ottawa Premiere of Searching for Dragons and Master Class with Director Dan Gainsford
Searching for Dragons | Directed by Dan Gainsford| Canada | 2015 | 72 min
An encounter with a stone dragon in the heart of Central America inspires Ottawa filmmaker Dan Gainsford to abandon a routine desk job and embark on a five-year pilgrimage from the Arctic to Panama. Recording his personal odyssey down unconventional paths, the filmmaker’s experimental approach reflects a process of self-discovery that questions the North American dream. A master class will follow the screening, providing attendees the opportunity to discuss and engage with Gainsford at the Ottawa premiere of his documentary. Register for this free special presentation here.