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One World Film Launch featuring Music Doc The Road Forward

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ByTowne Cinema

325 Rideau Street

Ottawa, ON K1N 5Y4

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One World Arts launches the 28th annual One World Film Festival on September 7th, 2017 at the ByTowne Cinema (325 Rideau St, Ottawa) with an announcement about the thought-provoking Canadian and international documentaries, panel discussions and Q&A's with filmmakers featured in the 2017 edition of the Festival (September 28-October 1). Media and members of the public can meet with festival organizers and find out more about the Docs and Talks scheduled for the 2017 festival.

The festival launch will also feature the Ottawa Premiere of Canadian filmmaker Marie Clement's THE ROAD FORWARD at 6:30PM, which had its World Premiere, co-presented by imagineNATIVE, at Hot Docs this spring.

Tickets are $12 for non-members and $8 for One World Arts and ByTowne Cinema members. Media are invited to attend free of charge and should contact media@oneworldarts.ca to RSVP. For more information go to oneworldfilmfestival.ca. A press kit and trailer are available from the NFB here.

The Road Forward
Directed by Marie Clements | Canada | 2016 | 101 min
THE ROAD FORWARD is a musical documentary like no other. It bends and pushes the boundaries of what we expect of Indigenous cinema, the music video genre and Western documentary traditions. In a unique and defiant blend, the film tells the story of six generations of Indigenous activism through song and story. While the music of well-known Indigenous musicians like Michelle St. John are featured front and centre, the film also incorporates the history of Canada’s first Indigenous newspaper, The Native Voice, the history of the Native Brotherhood of British Columbia, and the Constitution Express. What emerges is a confirmation that the past, present and future of music, story and activism inform each other in a continuous cycle. - Aisha Jamal, Hot Docs

The 28th annual One World Film Festival runs from September 28 to October 1, 2017, at Saint Paul University (223 Main St, Ottawa) in Ottawa. Stay tuned for announcements, coming soon, about our 2017 Festival lineup and join the #OWFF2017 Facebook event here.

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