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  • Cinematheque at Home: The Cordillera of Dreams
    Cinematheque at Home: The Cordillera of Dreams
    Plays July 24 - August 7
    Winner of the Best Documentary award at the Cannes Film Festival, master filmmaker Patricio Guzmán's The Cordillera of Dreams completes his trilogy (with Nostalgia...
  • Cinematheque at Home: Denise Ho: Becoming the Song
    Cinematheque at Home: Denise Ho: Becoming the Song
    Plays July 24 - August 7
    Denise Ho – Becoming the Song profiles the openly gay Hong Kong singer and human rights activist Denise Ho. Deeply moving, this personal story explores her...
  • Cinematheque at Home: The 48 Hour Film Contest
    Cinematheque at Home: The 48 Hour Film Contest
    Plays July 29 - August 12
    The Winnipeg Film Group's 2020 COVID-19 Self-Isolation Pandemic Edition of the 48 Hour Film Contest continues its premiere run during the Cinematheque...
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire (WAG Rooftop Retreat)
    Portrait of a Lady on Fire (WAG Rooftop Retreat)
    Thursday, August 20
    Doors at 7pm, Film at 8:30pm
    On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
  • The Brothers Quay: Selected Shorts (WAG Rooftop Retreat)
    The Brothers Quay: Selected Shorts (WAG Rooftop Retreat)
    Thursday, September 3
    Doors at 7pm, Film at 8:30pm
    Since the late 1970's the identical twins Stephen and Timothy Quay have created an eerie series of short films using puppetry and stop motion animation that have spawned an enormous cult following. This mesmerizing program includes some of their remarkable works including their masterful film Street of Crocodiles which Terry Gilliam selected as one of the ten best animated films of all time.
  • Downtown 81 (WAG Rooftop Retreat)
    Downtown 81 (WAG Rooftop Retreat)
    Thursday, September 17
    Doors at 7pm, Film at 8:30pm
    After being released from the hospital, the artist Jean Michel Basquiat wanders around Manhattan trying to sell art to make money and find a place to stay.
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