Hotel Dieu


“A teenagers reality is challenged after losing his sight in a near fatal accident.”

“A film with determination and heart…”

– Barry Hertz, The Globe and Mail

“A beautifully shot film…”

– Ryan Young, The Reel Vision


Official Selection

Whistler Film Festival


Niagara Rises Best Feature

Niagara Integrated Film Festival

Official Selection



Best Producers

St. Tropez International Film Festival

Selected Press

News Talk 610 CKTB – Tim Dennis in the Morning

On May 20th, 2015, Producer Michael Krasnay was on the Tim Dennis Morning Show.


Global News – The Morning Show

On June 19th, 2015, Director Adrian Thiessen was on the Global News Morning show discussing the Hotel Dieu having its Canadian premiere at NIFF.


Whistler Film Festival 2015 Interview: THE HOTEL DIEU

Interview with director Adrian Thiessen


The Hotel Dieu Wins NIFF Prizes – Playback Online (June 22, 2015)

The sophomore edition of the food, film and wine festival unveiled the names of the winning films on Sunday.


My Pelham – Online Community (May 20, 2015)

Press release to announcing the successes of The Hotel Dieu.

Awards List

St. Tropez International Film Festival

Winner – 2015 Best Producer of a Feature Film
Nomination – 2015 Best Feature Film
Nomination – 2015 Best Director
Nomination – 2015 Talented New Director

Niagara Integrated Film Festival

Winner – 2015 Niagara Rises Best Feature
Winner – 2015 RBC Emerging Artist (Adrian Thiessen)

Whistler Film Festival

Nomination 2015 – Borsos Competition for Best Canadian Feature

Portsmouth International Film Festival

Winner – 2015 Best Director in a Feature
Winner – 2015 Best Supporting Actress in a Feature (Jessica Siegner)
Nomination – 2015 Best Feature
Nomination 2015 Best Actor
Nomination – 2015 Best Feature Screenplay

Talinn Black Nights Film Festival

Nomination – 2015 Best Film
Nomination – 2015 Best Youth Film