Lovesick explores the changing landscape of a small Canadian lake through the stories of the people who live on its shores. Lovesick Lake is one of the smallest bodies of water along the Trent-Severn canal system – a waterway that connects Lake Huron to Lake Ontario. Once a prosperous region used by Canada’s First Nations people for hunting and fishing, Lovesick Lake is now a popular cottage destination. Shoreline development has increased exponentially while the health of the lake and surrounding land has declined. Lovesick compels viewers to ask, “At what cost does Canada’s cottage country come at?”


Point of View Magazine: Review DocNow Festival - Day 1

Lovesick by Lauren Bridle is a visually mesmerizing love letter to a much-treasured Canadian lake. Read more.

June 14, 2017

Carleton University: Two J-School Alumni to screen documentaries at DocNow 2017

A second Journalism school alumna, Lauren Bridle (BJ ‘14), is premiering her first documentary film, Lovesick, at DocNow Festival. Read more.

June 1, 2017

Documentary filmmaker Lauren Bridle has been spending summers at her family's cottage on Lovesick Lake near Burleigh Falls for the past 17 years. Her new documentary will explore the lake's history and changing landscape through the stories of those who live there. Read More

Nov 6, 2016

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