• Screening the very best in
    Canadian and World Cinema

UPCOMING
  • 100 Short Stories
    100 Short Stories
    Thu, May 25 / 7 pm
    Fighting the oil and gas interests in Cape Breton while trying to launch a wind energy project in Nova Scotia, Neal Livingston and his passionately engaged film have enough material for many short stories -maybe 100. He will introduce this story about predatory Capitalism, renewable energy, stopping the frackers, and contemporary life in Atlantic Canada.
  • David Lynch: The Art Life
    David Lynch: The Art Life
    Fri, May 19 / 9:30 pm
    Sat, May 20 / 9 pm
    Sun, May 21 / 7 pm
    Thu - Sat, May 25 - 27 / 9 pm
    Sun, May 28 / 7 pm
    The legendary director of Blue Velvet, Mulholland Drive and Eraserhead, David Lynch takes us on an intimate journey through the formative years of his life. From his idyllic upbringing in small-town America, to the dark streets of Philadelphia, we follow Lynch as he traces the events that have helped to shape one of cinema's most enigmatic directors.
  • The Apology
    The Apology
    Fri & Sat, May 26 & 27 / 7 pm
    Sun, May 28 / 3 pm
    In recognition of Asian Heritage Month, the Cinematheque presents The Apology, one of the most powerful documentaries in recent memory. The film tells the story of three women- Grandma Gil in South Korea, Grandma Cao in China, and Grandma Adela in the Philippines who were amongst over 200,000 girls and women who were forced into sexual slavery. Deeply moving.
CINEMATHEQUE
  • FM Youth DVD available now!
    Stéphane Oystryk's feature film, FM Youth, is a look at being young and French in Western Canada. Available for purchase online, at the Cinematheque...
  • Matthew Rankin to screen at Cannes!
    The WFG is ecstatic and proud to announce that Winnipeg filmmaker Matthew Rankin and his short film The Tesla World Light, produced at the National...
  • May/June Staff Picks
    Check out some highlights of what’s coming up at Cinematheque in May/June and download a PDF copy of the program guide.