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Afro Prairie Film Festival: BlacKkKlansman

Canadian & International Features
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Afro Prairie Film Festival: BlacKkKlansman
Sat, Feb 23 / 9 pm
From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero. It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for …

Cabin Fever: Afro Prairie Film Festival: Ruby Bridges

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Cabin Fever: Afro Prairie Film Festival: Ruby Bridges
Sun, Feb 24 / 1 pm
Cabin Fever and the Afro Prairie Film Festival present the real-life tale of young Ruby Bridges, one of the first African-American children to attend an integrated school in the Deep South. At only age 6, Ruby is selected to attend an all-white school in New Orleans, causing uproar in the racially divided region.

Afro Prairie Film Festival: A Winter Tale

Canadian & International Features
Special Events
Afro Prairie Film Festival: A Winter Tale
Sun, Feb 24 / 3 pm
Six Black men, all patrons at Miss G’s Caribbean TakeAway Restaurant, form a support group in an attempt to salvage their broken spirits and besieged community following the local shooting death of a young child. Set against the backdrop of …

Afro Prairie Film Festival: The Watermelon Woman

Canadian & International Features
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Afro Prairie Film Festival: The Watermelon Woman
Sun, Feb 24 / 5 pm
Re-released for its 20th anniversary in a pristine 2K HD restoration, The Watermelon Woman is the story of Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye), a twenty-something Black lesbian struggling to make a documentary about Fae Richards, a beautiful and elusive 1930s Black film actress popularly …

Afro Prairie Film Festival: The Dreamchasers: New Black Canadian Short Films in Competition

Shorts & Artists Talks
Special Events
Afro Prairie Film Festival: The Dreamchasers: New Black Canadian Short Films in Competition
Sun, Feb 24 / 7 pm
A selection of new short films from Black filmmakers across Canada. After the program, we will name this year’s recipient of the Winston W. Moxam Award for Best Black Canadian Short.   Snow – directed by Kim Barr, 10 mins …
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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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