Author Archives: Stephanie Poruchnyk-Butler

The Past is Always Present on Cinematheque at Home!

Looking for something to watch? We’ve got you covered! Janell Henry’s fantastic shorts program, The Past is Always Present is available to stream for FREE on Cinematheque at Home until December 20, 2020! The program consists of six short films …

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7 WFG Films at Vox 2020!

Vox Popular Media Arts Festival will be going virtual this year! We are over-the-moon to announce seven films from the WFG catalogue have been selected to screen, including work by Jennifer Dysart, Nick White, Lasha Mowchun, Chanelle Lajoie, Michelle D’Alessandro …

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Free Experimental Program on VUCAVU!

We are thrilled to share Between/Us, a new #VUCAVUEXPANDED program of experimental short films curated by WFG Distribution Coordinator, Stephanie Poruchnyk-Butler, with a curatorial response by Dunja Kovačević; both of whom are Winnipeg-Based writers, cultural workers and artists. Between/Us explores …

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2 WFG Films at VIFF!

The Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) lineup has been announced and we are beyond thrilled to share two films from the Winnipeg Film Group catalogue have been selected to screen! Black Forest Sanatorium, a haunting, animated short by artist, Diana …

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Breakthroughs Film Festival 2020 Program Announced!

The 9th Annual Breakthroughs Film Festival has moved online, and the full lineup has been announced! The festival will run from June 25-28, with screenings beginning at 7pm EST. We’re thrilled to share that Chanelle Lajoie’s film, Métis Femme Bodies, …

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WFG Film Streaming On Hot Docs Online!

Damien Ferland’s autobiographical comedy Bible Camp Memories has been selected to screen as part of Hot Docs Festival Online! From May 28 to June 6, Ontario audiences can stream documentary premieres, watch pre-recorded filmmaker Q&As, partake in virtual live events, and …

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Hot Docs 2020 Lineup Announced!

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival has announced their 2020 lineup and a short from the Winnipeg Film Group catalogue has been selected! Damien Ferland’s autobiographical comedy Bible Camp Memories is an official selection of the 2020 festival! He didn’t …

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We Invite You to Play #VUCAVU100!

Our friends at VUCAVU have announced an exciting initiative to pay out 100% of the proceeds from their online rentals until April 30th, 2020! To celebrate, they have launched #VUCAVU100! During this wonderful new campaign, they will be inviting people …

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WFG Film at Images Festival!

The Images Festival 2020 lineup has been released! We’re thrilled to announce Dallas Cant’s experimental short film, Hot Plastic Suits, has been selected to screen as part of the in support of sex work program, curated by Almond Lindenbach. A discarded plastic …

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FROM SEED TO SEED at Beloit International Film Festival!

Katharina Stieffenhofer’s documentary feature, FROM SEED TO SEED, explores the joy and heartfelt struggle of a Canadian family pouring their hearts into a small, ecological farm in Southern Manitoba. FROM SEED TO SEED will be screening on February 27 and …

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