Please note that due to the sensitive and strong subject matter in some films, Digi60 Filmmakers' Festival is issuing a content warning for the documentary screening block. 

Eventbrite - Fall 2016 Digi60 Filmmakers' Festival

DOCUMENTARY BLOCK - DECEMBER 9, 2016 AT 9:15 PM

A Mother's Story - 7:00 mins
Ben Sweitzer, Josh Debruyn, Hailey Albertson, Mike Muise

SHORTFALL - 5:03 mins
Sarah Grant, Brian Pomares, Felicia Falcone, Mackenzie Bander

Ontario: Hospital funding... budget cuts... An inside look at what people are doing to promote change, and what their hopes are for the future of this province.

Ontario: Hospital funding... budget cuts... An inside look at what people are doing to promote change, and what their hopes are for the future of this province.

The story of a mother who put her life aside to help her daughter fight a rare disease and receive a double lung transplant.

The story of a mother who put her life aside to help her daughter fight a rare disease and receive a double lung transplant.

BLUE CIRCLE - 7:00 mins
Isabel Estabrook, Kyle Amell, Erik Nissen

TENSION - 7:00 mins
Jenny Chen, Connor McCausland, John Perkins, Derek Sandall, Quintin Thompson

OCD is often a misunderstood anxiety disorder. This seven minute educational documentary follows an individual with OCD and seeks to educate the audience about the sometimes debilitating disorder. 

OCD is often a misunderstood anxiety disorder. This seven minute educational documentary follows an individual with OCD and seeks to educate the audience about the sometimes debilitating disorder. 

Kyle, a Type 1 diabetic, talks about the hidden daily struggles he faces, and how he wants to overcome his anxiety of living with diabetes.

Kyle, a Type 1 diabetic, talks about the hidden daily struggles he faces, and how he wants to overcome his anxiety of living with diabetes.

CULTURE SUCKER - 7:00 mins
Andrew McManaman, Zander Sernoskie, Mitchell Peyton, Didier Bracho

UNCHARTED - 6:51 mins
Caitlyn Martel, Julie Vance, Greg Ozimkowski, Jamie Sturgeon

David Jackson, the man born with windy feet. Clear lake's beautiful shores aren't just his muse, they're his home.

David Jackson, the man born with windy feet. Clear lake's beautiful shores aren't just his muse, they're his home.

Intriguing and captivating, Culture Sucker follows an Ottawa artist and his race against the clock as he assembles his newest piece.

Intriguing and captivating, Culture Sucker follows an Ottawa artist and his race against the clock as he assembles his newest piece.

ROOTED - 5:30 mins
Alex Comtois, Nicole St-Amand, Aaron Reid, Kyle Waddell, Maher Barghouti

BEHIND THE COWL - 5:35 mins
Alyssa Coleman, Justin Daring, JP Marleau, Brett Woodward

The documentary follows William a seemingly average young man who has a secret, or a secret identity rather. Will tells us about what people think about his antics, sticky situations he has gotten into, why he puts on the mask, and how it makes him feel. It is a personal development story about one man with a heart of gold.

The documentary follows William a seemingly average young man who has a secret, or a secret identity rather. Will tells us about what people think about his antics, sticky situations he has gotten into, why he puts on the mask, and how it makes him feel. It is a personal development story about one man with a heart of gold.

Rooted is a look into the lives of a small town in rural Ontario, along with their struggles and the reason they call it home.

Rooted is a look into the lives of a small town in rural Ontario, along with their struggles and the reason they call it home.

ESSENCE OF SURAI - 4:56 mins
Cierra Wieja, Oliver Holland, Sura Mallouh, Justin Adjokatcher

GHOSTS - 7:00 mins
Kevin Crawley, Ali CHesher, John Lobban, Riley Pike

A modern day epidemic, Ghosts explores the agonizing nature of addiction and the struggle of those forgotten on the streets by an indifferent society.

A modern day epidemic, Ghosts explores the agonizing nature of addiction and the struggle of those forgotten on the streets by an indifferent society.

An exploration of how a local tea business is helping Syrian refugees settle in Ottawa, and the impact it has on one man’s life.

An exploration of how a local tea business is helping Syrian refugees settle in Ottawa, and the impact it has on one man’s life.

FORSAKEN  - 7:00 mins
Jason D'Souza, Andrew Maclennan, Tamara Ball, Mirehan Oleimy

FROM PILLS TO POT - 6:29 mins
Kristin Ariss, Sonia Navarrete, Evan Floyd, and Brady Cameron

From Pills to Pot explores the benefits of medical marijuana as a substitute for pharmaceuticals through testimonies from industry experts as well as current users.

From Pills to Pot explores the benefits of medical marijuana as a substitute for pharmaceuticals through testimonies from industry experts as well as current users.

After feeling unwanted and alone, Tamara goes on a journey to seek answers about the one thing that has always made her feel out of place - her adoption. Will she ever feel like she belongs? Or are the wounds too deep forever scarring her soul. Here is the journey of the forsaken.

After feeling unwanted and alone, Tamara goes on a journey to seek answers about the one thing that has always made her feel out of place - her adoption. Will she ever feel like she belongs? Or are the wounds too deep forever scarring her soul. Here is the journey of the forsaken.

JEUNESSE IDEM, UNIT 007 - 7:00 mins
Jean-François Dufault

ROLES - 6:48 mins
David Aidelbaum, Celine Borle, Zack Nadeau, Tommaso Petricone-Westwood

These Dungeons and Dragons players keep on rollin' as they face the biggest monster of all - ignorance.

These Dungeons and Dragons players keep on rollin' as they face the biggest monster of all - ignorance.

Jeunesse Idem, a LGBTQ youth help group is finally, after 20 years, moving into their first home.

Jeunesse Idem, a LGBTQ youth help group is finally, after 20 years, moving into their first home.