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Cinematheque at Home: The Cordillera of Dreams

New World Documentaries
Special Events
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 for the Light and The Pearl Button) investigating the relationship between historical memory, political trauma, and …

Cinematheque at Home: Denise Ho: Becoming the Song

New World Documentaries
Special Events
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 remarkable journey from Cantopop superstar to outspoken political activist. Raised in Montreal she moved …

Cinematheque at Home: The 48 Hour Film Contest

Shorts & Artists Talks
Special Events
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 at Home series following the premiere at the Gimli Film Festival. This historic program features 24 brand new …

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (WAG Rooftop Retreat)

Canadian & International Features
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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)

Shorts & Artists Talks
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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.
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Portrait of a Lady on Fire (WAG Rooftop Retreat)

Thursday, August 20
Doors at 7pm, Film at 8:30pm

ABOUT US

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.
OUR LOCATION

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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