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Jazz Film Fest: Say Amen, Somebody (New 4K Restoration)

New World Documentaries
Special Events
Jazz Film Fest: Say Amen, Somebody (New 4K Restoration)
Wed & Thu, Oct 28 & 29 / 6:30 pm
Fri, Oct 30 / 9:15 pm
Sat, Oct 31 / 1 pm
One of the most acclaimed music documentaries of all time, Say Amen, Somebody is George Nierenberg’s masterpiece — a joyous, funny, deeply emotional celebration of African American culture, featuring  the father of Gospel, Thomas A. Dorsey ("Precious Lord, Take My Hand"); its matron, Mother Willie Mae Ford Smith. George Nierenberg will be interviewed following the Wednesday, October 28 screening.

The Return

Canadian & International Features
The Return
Tue, Oct 27 / 9 pm
Wed, Oct 28 / 9:30 pm
Thu, Oct 29 / 9 pm
Fri, Oct 30 / 7 pm
Sat, Oct 31 / 3:15 pm & 10 pm
Winnipeg director BJ Verot makes a great feature debut with an eerie film that combines the best elements of the horror house genre. After the death of his father, a brilliant college student returns to his family home where he learns that the horrors from his childhood aren't as dead and gone as he once thought.

A Cream of the Crap Halloween: Season of the Retch

Special Events
A Cream of the Crap Halloween: Season of the Retch
Sat, Oct 31 / 7 pm (SOLD OUT)
After a short hiatus, our special team of cultural archaeologists are back to tear into what may very well go down in history as the new champion of trash cinema! Our film selection will be secret until the screening, and …

Gimme Some Truth Presents: Totally Under Control

New World Documentaries
Special Events
Gimme Some Truth Presents: Totally Under Control
Sun, Nov 1 / 1 pm
Tue - Thu, Nov 3 - 5 / 6:30 pm
Fri, Nov 6 / 9:20 pm
Sat, Nov 7 / 4 pm
Sun, Nov 8 / 2 pm
Wed & Thu, Nov 11 & 12 / 6:30 pm
Sat, Nov 14 / 2 pm
At this moment 200,000 Americans have died from COVID-19. From July 15 to August 31, the death toll was running at an average of 1000/day. How did the wealthiest and most powerful country in the world manage to fail so thoroughly in its response to a global pandemic? Director Alex Gibney and his collaborators Ophelia Harutyunyan and Suzanne Hillinger, expose a system-wide collapse caused by a profound dereliction of Presidential leadership.

Memories of Murder (New 4K Restoration)

Canadian & International Features
Memories of Murder (New 4K Restoration)
Sun, Nov 1 / 3:45 pm & 6:45 pm
Tue - Thu, Nov 3 - 5 / 9:15 pm
Fri, Nov 6 / 6:30 pm
Sat, Nov 7 / 1 pm & 9:40 pm
Sun, Nov 8 / 7:35 pm
Tue, Nov 10 / 6:30 pm
Now, seventeen years after its initial release, and a year after the real culprit was identified, Parasite Oscar winner Bong Joon Ho's cult classic takes its place as a modern masterpiece. Memories of Murder tells the suspenseful true story of the hunt for a serial rapist and murderer terrorizing a small province in 1980s South Korea.
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Jazz Film Fest: Say Amen, Somebody (New 4K Restoration)

Wed & Thu, Oct 28 & 29 / 6:30 pm
Fri, Oct 30 / 9:15 pm
Sat, Oct 31 / 1 pm
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The Return

Tue, Oct 27 / 9 pm
Wed, Oct 28 / 9:30 pm
Thu, Oct 29 / 9 pm
Fri, Oct 30 / 7 pm
Sat, Oct 31 / 3:15 pm & 10 pm
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Cinematheque is an intimate movie theatre devoted to screening the very best in Canadian and world cinema. More than just screening films, we also provide artist talks, panel discussions and special events to feed the minds of cinema fans.
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We’re located in the heart of Winnipeg's historic Exchange District in the Artspace building. We are across the street from Old Market Square at the corner of Arthur Street and Bannatyne - one block west of Main.

The Winnipeg Film Group is located on Treaty 1 Territory and on the ancestral lands of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota and Dene Peoples and in the homeland of the Métis Nation. We offer our respect and gratitude to the traditional caretakers of this land.

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