Jan 29, 2019
Black Space Winnipeg in partnership with the Winnipeg Film Group are pleased to present the second annual Afro Prairie Film Festival happening February 21 – 24.
The Afro Prairie Film Festival is the first Black-centric film festival in the prairie region of Canada. Our four-day festival celebrates Black cinema across North America and promotes the work of established and emerging Black filmmakers from right here in Manitoba. Participants are welcome to a weekend filled with programming that explores Black narratives in filmmaking.
Festival tickets and festival passes are available in our online store.
Thu, Feb 21 / 6 pm – Keynote Address by Ella Cooper
Thu, Feb 21 / 7 pm – Little Woods
Thu, Feb 21 / 9:15 pm – Tales From the Hood
Fri, Feb 22 / 6 pm – La vie de chateau (Chateau)
Fri, Feb 22 / 8 pm – Boost
Fri, Feb 22 / 9:30 pm – Opening Reception
Sat, Feb 23 / 12 pm – Networking Luncheon for Women in Film
Sat, Feb 23 / 3 pm – The Skin We’re In: Three Short Docs From Charles Officer and Karen Chapman
Sat, Feb 23 / 5 pm – Brown Girl Begins
Sat, Feb 23 / 7 pm – Hale County This Morning, This Evening
Sat, Feb 23 / 9 pm – BlacKkKlansman
Sun, Feb 24 / 1 pm – Ruby Bridges
Sun, Feb 24 / 3 pm – A Winter Tale
Sun, Feb 24 / 5 pm – The Watermelon Woman
Sun, Feb 24 / 7 pm – The Dreamchasers: New Black Canadian Short Films in Competition
The 2nd Annual Afro Prairie Film Festival is presented by Black Space Winnipeg and the Winnipeg Film Group, with the generous support of William F. White International, IATSE 856, Assiniboine Credit Union, TD Canada Trust, University of Manitoba Faculty of Arts – Women’s and Gender Studies, Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies, Rebecca Gibson, Alliance Francaise Manitoba, Carribeantales Worldwide Distribution, On Screen Manitoba, Institue Francais, iSplice Films, Gimli Film Festival, Lost in the Island, Black Women Film! Canada, Platform Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts, Reves, and Manitoba Music.