Columbia Film Festival 2023

The Ghost of Westriver

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A distraught pastor (Paul Diem) deals with the loss of a teenage boy (Gabe Viets), whose spirit

wanders through limbo with his ghostly companion (Jill Redding).


The Ghost of Westriver honors the process of loss and remembrance through both the eyes of

the living and the dead. This film is a personal love letter to the space and community at

Woodbrook Baptist Church in Towson, MD. We’ve all lost someone and the feeling is universal.

One of the goals of this film is to respect and personify loss and give it a face.

  • Year
    2023
  • Runtime
    18:46
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Charlie Knott
  • Cast
    Gabe Viets, Paul Diem, Jill Redding