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Remembering Siberia

Sun, Jan 27 / 12:30 pm
Directed by Dzintra Geka
2010, Russia, 54 min

Introduced by director Dzintra Geka.

An emotional, figurative and historical study of the memories of people deported to Siberia as children on June 14, 1941. The film represents the sufferings of these victims in contrast to the beautiful landscapes of Siberia. On June 14, 2009, a film crew, a number of those who survived, along with their own children, went on a pilgrimage to Siberia to install memorial plaques in memory of all those deported between 1941 and 1949.

Panel to follow about the necessity of remembrance and forgiveness, reminding and compassion with director Dzintra Geka, (born in Riga, studied in Saint-Petersburg and Moscow, and returned to Latvia in the ’80s) who has directed 40 documentaries and produced 30 other documentaries) Peteris Vasks (WSO New Music Festival’s Distinguished Guest Composer)  and Daniel Raiskin, (Music Director of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra).

In partnership with the Winnipeg New Music Festival, presented as part of WNMF In The Community.

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Wed 26

Optical Printer One on One Workshop Sessions

Appointment Based One on One Session
Wed 26

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
Wed 26

Animation School: A 5 week intensive crash course on Animation!***SOLD OUT!

WFG Black Lodge & WFG Media Lab| June 8, 15, 22, 29 & July 6
Wed 26

Jazz Film Fest: Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story

Fri, June 21 / 9 pm
Sat, June 22 / 7 pm
Wed, June 26 / 7 pm
Thu, June 27 / 9 pm
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Jazz Film Fest: Carmine Street Guitars

Sat & Sun, June 22 & 23 / 5 pm
Wed, June 26 / 9 pm
Thu, June 27 / 7 pm

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