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Cinematheque at Home: The 48 Hour Film Contest

Plays July 29 - August 12
24 new films by Manitoban filmmakers, 96 min

The Winnipeg Film Group’s 2020 COVID-19 Self-Isolation Pandemic Edition of the 48 Hour Film Contest continues its premiere run during the Cinematheque at Home series following the premiere at the Gimli Film Festival.

This historic program features 24 brand new Made-in-Manitoba short films. The WFG is the first artist-run media arts centre in the world to sponsor the creation of works reflecting the challenging times we are all living in. All these films were created over the course of 48 hours in June 2020. An online awards ballot will be available during this run here and you are welcome to vote for all your favourite films and crafts categories.

Congratulations to all the filmmakers for their hard work and truly independent spirit. Don’t miss this exciting program of new films from the WFG. The lineup includes the following titles:

  1. Andrew Wall – Grandemic
  2. Damien Ferland – Self Isolating
  3. Lasha Mowchun – Serena
  4. Tiff Bartel – Plague Summer
  5. Chelsey Mark – Vengeance
  6. Adam Yarish – Hack Job
  7. Justina Neepin – Solo
  8. Aniko Kere – A Ghost Magnet
  9. Tavis Putnam – Indoor Joke
  10. Luke Whitmore – Mort Through the Looking Glass
  11. Matthew Van Ginkel – No Contact
  12. Nicole Loewen – Fear, Eat My Dust
  13. Shannon Loewen – The G.H.D.
  14. Vince Tang – Rift
  15. Amanda Kindzierski – Family Business
  16. Grace Carey – The List
  17. Renz Vallarta – Mandy
  18. Steve Passmore – Ode to Sole
  19. William Klippenstein – Sântá
  20. Kelley Hirst – 14 Days in Hell
  21. Jacob Sitarek – 2021 A Covid-19 Odyssey
  22. Ethan Billard Dooley – Dirty Laundry
  23. Jared Adams – Reconnect
  24. Reisha Hancox – Man in Pool
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Acting for Film and TV in a COVID World With Rebecca Gibson

Sunday, Aug. 9th | 9am-5pm | Zoom Session
Fri 21

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (WAG Rooftop Retreat)

Thursday, August 20
Doors at 7pm, Film at 8:30pm

ABOUT US

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