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FRI, MAR 20 / 9 pm
with filmmaker Karl Lemieux and musicians Roger Tellier-Craig & Jonathan Parant
FREE ADMISSION!

Quebec filmmaker Karl Lemieux is dedicated to cinematographic art, pushing it beyond its accepted technical limitations, injecting unbridled life into 16 mm film, which he burns, paints and tears. A fascinating experiment, with a heterogeneous musical background performed live by accompanying musicians Roger Tellier-Craig and Jonathan Parant. While surrounded by his projectors, the artist reconstructs images with remarkable skill.

“Karl Lemieux’s incredible, emotionally complex, multi-projector performances collaborations stole the show, blending intense chamber-style music and violently affected and burnt film loops.” – Brett Kashmere

ABOUT KARL LEMIEUX:

Karl Lemieux studied cinema at Concordia University and has created several short films including The Bridge (1998), KI (2001), Motion of Light (2004), Western Sunburn (2007), Passage (2008) and Trash and No Star! (2008). He is a co-founder with Daichi Saito of Double Negative, a film collective based in Montreal focused on the production and screening of experimental film. Karl has also worked on several music and performance-based live projections.

ABOUT ROGER TELLIER-CRAIG:

Roger Tellier-Craig has toured and recorded with Godspeed You! Black Emperor (Constellation records/Kranky), Set Fire to Flames (Alien8 recordings), Fly Pan Am (Constellation records) and Et Sans (Alien8 recordings). He has released electroacoustic music as Edgar Olivier Charles (Squint Fucker Press) and he is now a driving creative force behind Montreal musical collectives Pas Chic Chic and Sun Lights.

ABOUT JONATHAN PARANT:

Jonathan Parant has worked with Montreal music collective Fly Pan Am (Constellation records), Set Fire to Flames (Alien8 recordings), Feux Thérèse (Constellation records). He also works as a radical performer with the collective Just’Au Crane (with Alexandre St-Onge) and Pac Pac (with Simon Brown). He is now a driving creative force behind Montreal musical collectives Kantnagano and Meurtre.

Les Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois (RVCQ) has been promoting French-language cinema for 26 years, both in Canada and internationally, by presenting a ten-day long, annual film festival presenting the broad scope of francophone cinema to a wide audience, including feature-length and short films, documentary and fictional, art and experimental works, and premieres and retrospectives of the last year’s productions.

The festival provides an opportunity for the general public to meet with people working in the film industry, supplementing film screenings with evening discussion sessions, exhibitions and celebrations. The Festival is touring across the country to promote the art of French cinema and is in Winnipeg for a special two day visit.

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Sat 24

Optical Printer One on One Workshop Sessions

Appointment Based One on One Session
Sat 24

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
Sat 24

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
Sat 24

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
Sat 24

Cream of the Crap 6: Korba’s Revenge

Sat, Aug 24 / 6 pm (VHS Swap), 7 pm (Screening)

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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