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Cabin Fever: The Witches

Sun, Feb 1 / 2 pm
Directed by Nicolas Roeg
1990, USA, 91 min

Based on a children’s story by writer Ronald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) and featuring amazing effects by Jim Henson. While staying in a hotel with his grandmother, a young boy named Luke stumbles upon a witch conference, where they reveal their plan to turn all of the children in England into mice. The witches turn Luke and his pal Bruno into mice and together, the unlikely duo does their best to foil the evil witches’ plans.

* Please note this film may not be appropriate for young children

Plays with: The Mysterious Case of Calvert Wander / Dir. Curtis L. Wiebe, 2014, Canada, 6:54 min / Wiebe and his puppet sidekicks go on a quest to find Calvert Wander, a mysterious cowboy balladeer from the 1960s.

Cabin Fever: Free Films for Kids! Winter can feel like forever in Winnipeg especially when you have kids. Round them up, bundle them up and bring them down to our 11th Annual series of kids films – every Sunday afternoon throughout January and February at 2 pm – FOR FREE! With the popularity of our Cabin Fever series, our hope is that families with children will be seated before others. We appreciate your cooperation!

Join us from noon to 2pm to participate in a FREE animation and craft workshops organized by our friends The Edge Gallery! For this workshop, kids will participate in a series of fun, whacky drawing games with witchy themes!

Logo New Stacked for THE EDGE

Our Cabin Fever series is generously sponsored by the Assiniboine Credit Union 

Assiniboine Credit Union

Reviews

A beautifully crafted, darkly comic tale.
-Scott M. Keir  
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Sun 25

Optical Printer One on One Workshop Sessions

Appointment Based One on One Session
Sun 25

Shoot Some 16mm Film

Camera Orientation Day: Sat. June 1, 2019 – 10 AM – 2 PM (WFG Black Lodge Studio)

Shooting Days: June 3 – July 13, 2019

Processing Day: Sat. July 13 & Sun. July 14 – 10 AM – 2 PM (WFG Media Lab and Platform Dark Room)

Optical Printer Class: Sat. July 20 | 10am - 2pm

Editing: July – August

Screening Date: TBD
Sun 25

Meeting Gorbachev

Fri, Aug 23 / 7 pm
Sat, Aug 24 / 5 pm & 7 pm
Sun, Aug 25 / 3 pm & 5 pm
Wed, Aug 28 / 7 pm
Thu & Fri, Aug 29 & 30 / 9 pm
Sat, Aug 31 / 5 pm
Sun 25

Gimme Some Truth presents: Shella Record – A Reggae Mystery

Wed, Aug 21 / 7 pm
Thu, Aug 22 / 9:30 pm
Fri, Aug 23 / 9 pm
Sat, Aug 24 / 3 pm & 9 pm
Sun, Aug 25 / 7 pm
Wed, Aug 28 / 9 pm
Sat, Aug 31 / 9 pm
Mon 26

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS ADDED:
Sat & Sun, Aug 3 & 4 / 1 pm
Sat, Aug 17 / 1 pm
Mon, Aug 19 / 7 pm *
Mon, Aug 26 / 7 pm

ABOUT US

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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