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November/December Staff Picks

Check out some highlights of what’s coming up at Cinematheque in November/December and download a PDF copy of the program guide.

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Mongrel Media 20th Anniversary Film Series

Founded in 1994 by Hussain Amarshi, Mongrel Media is a leading Canadian independent film distributor focused on bringing the best of local and world cinema to Canadian audiences. Cinematheque has screened much of their best work and in its honour …

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Closed July 10-29

Cinematheque will be closed from July 10-29 as it will be used as an official venue for the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival. To see what’s playing, visit their website here.    

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THE TRIB – FEATURE DVD OF THE MONTH (NOV)

For the month of November Paula Kelly’s DVD, The Trib: Story of an Underdog Newspaper, is the feature DVD of the month! Check it out in our online store!

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IT’S TIME TO TURN OFF THE LIGHTS AND EXPERIMENT

Experimental film artist Alex MacKenzie is coming to the?WFG to introduce the Cinematheque screenings of Backbone, a curated presentation of early Vancouver experimental cinema, and to teach two workshops that promise to stretch the imagination of filmmakers

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WFG MEMBER RECEIVES LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP

Solomon Nagler was presented with a?lifetime honourary?membership from the WFG on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at WNDX?s One Take Super 8 Event.

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BLACK FIELD – FEATURE DVD OF THE MONTH

For the month of October Danishka Esterhazy’s first feature film, Black Field, will be on sale for $15 (regularly?$20) when you purchase it from our online store!

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WFG MEMBERS SCREEN AND WIN AT WNDX

Congratulations to Rhayne Vermette (Best Prairie Work) & Scott Fitzpatrick (Honourable Mention) on their award/honour and to all the WFG members who screened at WNDX over the weekend.

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THREE WFG MEMBERS TO SCREEN AT TIFF

Congratulations to WFG members Mike Maryniuk, Matthew Rankin, and Guy Maddin whose three films will screen at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.

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WFG MEMBER WINS AT MOONDANCE

Congratulations to Glenn Axford and his film Our Common Roots on?winning?the Feature Documentary?Film Award at the Moondance International Film Festival, whose?primary goal is to present?films which have the power to raise awareness about vital social issues.

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