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Afro Prairie Film Festival: Black Cop

Sat, Feb 24 / 9:30 pm
Directed by Cory Bowles
2017, Canada, 91 min

“Black Cop” is just one of many names slapped on the lead character in director Cory Bowles (Trailer Park Boys)’ film. He also gets called a sellout, a rogue police officer, a dirty cop, a bogeyman, and an avenger. Sick and tired of witnessing – and living – the systematic abuse of black people, Black Cop (Ronnie Rowe Jr.) rejects peaceful advocacy, instead inflicting on the white oppressor what the oppressor has inflicted on his people: the violent abuse of power. By consciously and calculatingly taking control of the terror rather than submitting to it, Black Cop reveals its protagonist as a conundrum. – Magali Simard, TIFF

Presented in Partnership with the Afro Prairie Film Festival & Black Space Winnipeg.

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Sun 24

Optical Printer One on One Workshop Sessions

Appointment Based One on One Session
Sun 24

Writing Right for Television Workshop **SOLD OUT**

WFG Media Lab | March 7, 14, 21, 28 | 7pm - 10pm
Sun 24

2019 Spring Basic Filmmaking Class **SOLD OUT**

March 11, 2019 - May 12, 2019 | 7pm - 10pm
Sat 23

Gimli Film Festival Presents: Best of the Fest: Under The Tree

Wed, Mar 20 / 7 pm
Sat, Mar 23 / 5 pm & 9 pm
Mon 25

2019 WFG Spring Break Teen Filmmaking Camp

Monday March 25 - Friday March 29 | 10am - 3pm

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