- SpinsterAvailable to rent for $7.99After her partner breaks up with her on her 39th birthday, Gaby tackles her fears of loneliness as well as preconceptions of what it means for a woman to be single.
April 2 - 29
- No Visible TraumaAvailable to stream for $6.99In the midst of a global uprising against police brutality and systemic racism, No Visible Trauma examines a deeply troubled police department and reveals the devastating consequences of unchecked police brutality.
April 16 - May 13
- Sophie JonesAvailable to rent for $7.99Inspired by true experiences of grief, girlhood, and growing up, Jessie Barr’s directorial debut SOPHIE JONES provides a stirring portrait of the sexual awakenings of a sixteen year old. Sophie Jones has a melancholy, yet dreamy quality with a great performance by Jessica Barr and a terrific music score by Nate Heller (Diary of Teenage Girl) Stunned by the untimely death of her mother (played by the director’s cousin Jessica Barr) Sophie tries everything she can to feel something again, while holding herself together, in this sensitive, acutely realized, and utterly relatable coming-of-age story.
April 16 - May 20
- SlalomAvailable to rent for $9.99This riveting, Cannes-selected #MeToo drama from debut filmmaker Charlène Favier follows the relationship between a teenage ski prodigy and her predatory instructor, played by frequent Dardenne brothers collaborator Jérémie Renier. In a beautiful breakthrough performance, Noée Abita plays 15-year-old Lyz, a high school student in the French Alps who has been accepted to an elite ski club known for producing some of the country’s top professional athletes. Taking a chance on his new recruit, ex-champion turned coach Fred decides to mold Lyz into his shining star despite her lack of experience. Under his influence, she will have to endure more than the physical and emotional pressure of the training. Will Lyz’s determination help her escape Fred’s exploitative grip?
April 16 - May 20
- UnearthAvailable to rent for $8.99A fracking horror story, "Unearth" follows two neighboring farm families whose relationships are strained when one of them chooses to lease their land to an oil and gas company. In the midst of growing tension, the land is drilled, and something long dormant and terrifying, deep beneath the earth's surface is released.
April 21 - May 20
- HopeAvailable to rent for $10.99On Christmas Eve, Anja gets an incurable diagnosis. During the Christmas week, Anja and her family are thrown into a crash course in mutual trust and common struggle to tackle an unexpected diagnosis.
April 30 - May 28
- The Architecture + Design Film Festival (A+DFF) in Winnipeg presents critically acclaimed films focusing on the importance of architecture and design in everyday life. The films cover a range of design-oriented topics from architecture and urban design to graphics and product design. A+DFF (adff.ca) is the only Canadian festival devoted solely to architecture and design. Our “9.5 festival” is a little smaller this year and only online. Watch for the 10th annual celebrations in 2022.