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Fellowship of the Blog: Ottawa Indie Film, Episode Three

By Jith Paul on May 7, 2015


Today we bring you the third episode in Jith Paul’s series, Ottawa Indie Film. This installment features filmmaker Rhiana Chinapen.  Her interest in social justice issues drew her to documentaries and her work planning Ottawa’s One World Film Festival which celebrated its 25th anniversary last year.  She recently completed her first film, an exploration of Capoeira (an Afro-Brazilian martial art which she practices) with the assistance of SAW Video Media Arts Centre’s Jumpstart Program. Have a look:


Previous episodes of Ottawa Indie Film include:

Episode One:  Cory and Gary Thibert of Wolf Pelt Productions who talk about their love of film

Episode Two: Shannon Lough, Emanuela Campanella, Sarah Turnbull and Fangliang Xu, four students from the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University who filmed a doc about the innovative War Horse project