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Restoration Tuesdays: True Stories (New 4K Restoration)

Canadian & International Features
Special Events
Restoration Tuesdays: True Stories (New 4K Restoration)
Tue, June 4 / 9 pm
Tue, June 11 / 7 pm
Tue, June 18 / 9 pm
Tue, June 25 / 7 pm
A new 4K restoration. Music icon David Byrne was inspired by tabloid headlines to make his sole foray into feature-film directing, an ode to the extraordinariness of ordinary American life and a distillation of what was in his own idiosyncratic mind. The Talking Heads front man plays a visitor to Virgil, Texas, who introduces us to the citizens of the town during preparations for its Celebration of Specialness.

Restoration Tuesdays: Amazing Grace

New World Documentaries
Special Events
Restoration Tuesdays: Amazing Grace
Tue, June 4 / 7 pm
Tue, June 11 / 9 pm
Tue, June 18 / 7 pm
Tue, June 25 / 9 pm
In 1972, Sydney Pollack was hired to film the making of Aretha Franklin’s live album Amazing Grace, as she performed with a full gospel choir over two consecutive nights at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. Unavailable for 50 years due to contract issues, Alan Elliot has now put all that electrifying footage together in this essential document that showcases the legend at her absolute peak.

European Union SHORT FILM FESTIVAL: Flux: The Only Constant Is Change

Shorts & Artists Talks
Special Events
European Union SHORT FILM FESTIVAL: Flux: The Only Constant Is Change
Program One: Fri, June 28 / 7 pm
The European Union Delegation to Canada and the Canadian Film Institute in collaboration with the Winnipeg Cinematheque are pleased to present the sixth edition of the European Union Short Film Festival featuring animated, dramatic, and experimental films from Ireland, Finland, Denmark, Austria, Croatia, Greece, Latvia, Slovenia, Belgium, and the Czech Republic. Free Admission !

Best of Alliance Française French Film Festival: Sink or Swim (Le grand bain)

Canadian & International Features
Special Events
Best of Alliance Française French Film Festival: Sink or Swim (Le grand bain)
Fri, June 28 / 9:15 pm
Sat, June 29 / 3 pm, 5 pm & 9:15 pm
Sun June 30 / 5 pm & 7 pm
A hugely popular hit at the recent Alliance Francaise French Film Festival. Sink or Swim is the story of a group of 40-somethings on the verge of a mid-life crisis who decide to form their local pool's first ever synchronized swimming team - for men.

European Union SHORT FILM FESTIVAL: The Imagination: Beautiful and Dangerous

Shorts & Artists Talks
Special Events
European Union SHORT FILM FESTIVAL: The Imagination: Beautiful and Dangerous
Program Two: Sat, June 29 / 7 pm
The European Union Delegation to Canada in collaboration with the Canadian Film Institute and the Winnipeg Cinematheque are pleased to present the sixth edition of the European Union Short Film Festival. In different ways, each of these films explores the power of the imagination, cinematic and otherwise, to reshape our world and even invent new ones. Featuring new short films from Germany, France, Spain, Poland, Portugal, Bulgaria and Hungary.
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Wed 19

Jazz Film Fest: Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes

Wed & Thu, June 19 & 20 / 7 pm
Sat & Sun, June 22 & 23 / 3 pm
Wed 19

Jazz Film Fest: Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.

Wed & Thu, June 19 & 20 / 9 pm
Sat, June 22 / 9 pm
Sun, June 23 / 7 pm
Fri 21

Jazz Film Fest: Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story

Fri, June 21 / 9 pm
Sat, June 22 / 7 pm
Wed, June 26 / 7 pm
Thu, June 27 / 9 pm
Sat 22

Jazz Film Fest: Carmine Street Guitars

Sat & Sun, June 22 & 23 / 5 pm
Wed, June 26 / 9 pm
Thu, June 27 / 7 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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