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Stories From the Neighbourhood

FRI, JUN 13 / 7 pm
Featuring a Q&A with the filmmakers

Over the last several years MTS Stories From Home has sparked the creation of hundreds of hours of new intensely local TV content in Manitoba. Dozens of documentary films by Winnipeg filmmakers – emerging and senior – have been prominent among this new programming. This body of work, unique in vision and vast in scope, has supported local filmmakers as they tell stories that may not have been otherwise produced.

Born out of Love / Directed by Aaron Zeghers and Ryan Simmons / 2014, Canada, 46 min, World Premiere / An outsider’s glimpse into the titillating world of Harlequin Romance novels! In 1949, Richard H.G. Bonnycastle and his wife Mary opened a small book publishing business in Winnipeg. Little did they know that their company Harlequin Books would conceive and reign over the romance genre in North America, printing over 6 billion books to date and publishing over 110 new books every month.

Pussyfingers Goes to Paris / Directed by Noam Gonick, 2012, Canada, 23 min / This film captures a magical moment where Winnipeg’s Art Scene shone so very bright. Meet the artists and curator as they mount an exhibit of erotic art displayed during the landmark “My Winnipeg” exhibition at Paris’ la Maison Rouge gallery.

THIS SCREENING IS GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY MTS STORIES FROM HOME

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Tue 18

Sisters with Transistors

Available to rent for $9.99
January 14 - February 28
Tue 18

Greener Grass

Available to rent for $4.99
January 14 - Feb 28
Wed 19

Best of GFF: One of Ours

Sat, Jan 8 / 7:15pm
Sun, Jan 9 / 3:30pm
Wed, Jan 12 / 7pm
Sat, Jan 15 / 4:30pm
Tue, Jan 18 / 7pm
Wed 19

The Films of Roy Andersson: Giliap

Tue, Jan 18 / 9:10pm
Thu, Jan 20 / 9pm
Thu 20

Bootlegger

Fri, Jan 7 / 7pm
Sat, Jan 8 / 2:30pm & 5:15pm
Sun, Jan 9 / 5:40pm
Tue, Jan 11 / 9:30pm
Thu, Jan 13 / 9:30pm
Sat, Jan 15 / 9pm
Sun, Jan 16 / 5:30pm
Wed, Jan 19 / 7pm
Thu, Jan 20 / 7pm

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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