Student Life in Dzaleka

This short documentary was produced for World University Service of Canada in Malawi. It features the students and beneficiaries of the Student Refugee Program, a program that sends students from the Dzaleka refugee camp in Malawi to various Canadian universities to study. The purpose of this video was for those students to be able to share…

A Farmer’s Persepctive

George Wright is an organic farmer just outside of Ottawa. He has a 50 acre farm where he grows various types of grain, which he then sells at the Ottawa Farmer’s Market.  According to Wright, the decision to move into retail was an easy one. As the only grain farmer at the Ottawa market, he…

Henry Cyr: Ottawa’s one handed blues bandit

In this mini-documentary, we profile Ottawa musician Henry Cyr, also known as the One-Handed Blues Bandit. Cyr is a charismatic and talented singer-songwriter who was forced to develop a unique playing style after a dismembering accident. Now, he busks using one hand and a coffee mug, and sings soulful blues about his experiences living on and…

Sowing for jobs

This mini-documentary explores an Ottawa initiative that is teaching immigrant women valuable job and life skills. It follows the path of Marie-Louise, a woman from the Democratic Republic of Congo who fled her country because of political turmoil and violence. In Canada, Marie-Louise found herself suddenly isolated and struggling with her new life. But then…