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Restoration Tuesdays: The Harder They Come

Tue, Nov 12 / 9 pm
Tue, Nov 19 / 7 pm
Tue, Nov 26 / 9 pm
Directed by Perry Henzell
1972, Jamaica, 103 min

New restoration courtesy of AGFA. This Scarface-y blend of crime drama and musical tracks Jimmy Cliff’s country-boy-in-search-of-fame through Jamaica under the guises of laborer, recording artist, convict, ganja dealer, to outlaw folk hero. This game-changer forever blew the doors off the foreign film market — and reggae still hasn’t lost its cool, its edge, or its power to make you dance.

Restoration Tuesdays: our new ongoing series of newly restored films is generously sponsored by IATSE 856. All admissions to these screenings is $5. 

Reviews

A revelation, evocative of a poor but vibrant Jamaican culture few Americans knew about, with a bombshell reggae soundtrack that for all intents introduced the musical genre here.
- Entertainment Weekly
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Sun 27

Epicentro

Available to rent until October 19
Sun 27

You Cannot Kill David Arquette

Available to rent until October 19
Sun 27

Eraserhead (4K Restoration)

Tue, Sept 22 / 7 pm
Thu, Sept 24 / 7 pm
Sat, Sept 26 / 9 pm
Sun, Sept 27 / 7:30 pm
Wed, Sept 30 / 9:15 pm
Sun 27

Kuessipan

Fri, Sept 25 / 6:30 pm
Sat, Sept 26 / 6:15 pm
Sun, Sept 27 / 2 pm & 4:45 pm
Tue & Wed, Sept 29 & 30 / 6:30 pm
Wed 30

Mulholland Drive (4K Restoration)

Sat, Sept 19 / 8:30 pm
Tue & Wed, Sept 22 & 23 / 9:15 pm
Fri, Sept 25 / 9:15 pm
Sat, Sept 26 / 3 pm
Tue, Sep 29 / 9:15 pm

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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