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Gimme Some Truth: How We Got Here: A Selective History of Documentary Films in Manitoba

Wed, Oct 31 / 7 pm
Presented by Kevin Nikkel

Followed by an opening night reception at Cordova Tapas & Wine.

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of DOC Canada (Documentary Organization of Canada).

The roots of documentary filmmaking in Manitoba go down deep into the prairie soil. How did we get to here?  Who were the pioneers of documentary cinema in Manitoba? What explains the tremendous growth of documentary filmmaking in our province? Which films stand out? This interactive live film presentation, using archival footage, select film clips, interviews, and a wealth of research, presents the least that you should know about the history of documentary filmmaking in Manitoba.

PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH DOC WINNIPEG, AND THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF MANITOBA FILM & MUSIC AND ON SCREEN MANITOBA.

        

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