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AM-FM: To the Ghost of the Father

Sun, Mar 17 / 4 pm
Directed by Bayala Marie Laurentine
2017, Burkina Faso, 50 min
French with English Subtitles

Claire Lagedemond is a Franco-Burkinabe mixed race woman who grew up in the village with her grandmother. Separated from her father at the age of six, she embarks on a quest to find him. Can she?

Plays with Mukhanya / Directed by Siza Mukhanya, 2018, Zimbabwe, 20 min, Shona with English Subtitles / This is the journey of two men transforming from drunkenness and violence into fathers. This film inspires conversations around the state of Zimbabwean as well as African fathers in the face of patriarchy and changing perspectives of what fatherhood is all about.


The African Movie Festival in Manitoba (AM-FM) is devoted to African themes and issues, especially as they relate to Manitoba, Canada and the world. The annual festival held in Winnipeg celebrates African culture and promotes diversity through cinema. It establishes a platform for dialogue on Afro-Canadian/American issues and it supports the development of young Canadian film talents. A creation of Manitoba African Film Festival Inc., the festival showcases African talents through carefully curated films and generates social, political and economic issues for discourse and entertainment. Full details available at www.am-fm.ca

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Tue 26

Optical Printer One on One Workshop Sessions

Appointment Based One on One Session
Tue 26

Writing Right for Television Workshop **SOLD OUT**

WFG Media Lab | March 7, 14, 21, 28 | 7pm - 10pm
Tue 26

2019 Spring Basic Filmmaking Class **SOLD OUT**

March 11, 2019 - May 12, 2019 | 7pm - 10pm
Tue 26

2019 WFG Spring Break Teen Filmmaking Camp

Monday March 25 - Friday March 29 | 10am - 3pm
Tue 26

Restoration Tuesdays: Detour

Tue, Mar 5 / 8:30 pm
Tue, Mar 12 / 7 pm
Tue, Mar 19 / 8:30 pm
Tue, Mar 26 / 7 pm

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The Winnipeg Film Group is an artist-run education, production, exhibition and distribution centre committed to promoting the art of cinema.
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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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