New World Documentaries

Jazz on Film: Summer Of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

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Jazz on Film: Summer Of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
Wed, June 1 / 9pm
Thu, June 2 / 7pm
Sat, June 4 / 3pm
Wed, June 8 / 9pm
In his acclaimed debut as a filmmaker, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson presents a powerful and transporting documentary-part music film, part historical record created around an epic event that celebrated Black history, culture and fashion. Over the course of six weeks in …

Jazz on Film: No Ordinary Man

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Jazz on Film: No Ordinary Man
Thu, June 2 / 9:20pm
Sat, June 4 / 8pm
Sun, June 5 / 7:15pm
Sun, June 12 / 5:10pm
American jazz musician Billy Tipton developed a reputable touring and recording career in the mid-twentieth century, along with his band The Billy Tipton Trio. After his death in the late 80s, it was revealed that Tipton was assigned female at …

Jazz on Film: BIX: “Ain’t None of Them Play Like Him Yet”

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Jazz on Film: BIX: “Ain’t None of Them Play Like Him Yet”
Fri, June 3 / 9pm
Sat, June 4 / 5:20pm
Sun, June 5 / 3pm
Thu, June 9 / 7pm
Cornetist / pianist / composer Leon “Bix” Beiderbecke (1903-1931) was jazz’s man who got away – the James Dean, Jim Morrison and Kurt Cobain of his day. Born in Davenport, Iowa into an upper middle-class family, Beiderbecke became a legend …

Jazz on Film: 20 Feet From Stardom

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Jazz on Film: 20 Feet From Stardom
Sun, June 5 / 5:20pm
Thu, June 9 / 9:20pm
Sat, June 11 / 7:15pm
Wed, June 15 / 7pm
Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we’ve had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now. Presented …

Jazz on Film: Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story

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Jazz on Film: Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story
Fri, June 10 / 7pm
Sat, June 11 / 9:15pm
Sun, June 12 / 7pm
Celebrating the music, food, and arts and crafts of all of Louisiana since 1970, The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, also known as Jazz Fest, is an essential showcase of the rich heritage of the region, and hundreds of …
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Trash Cult Tuesdays: The Loveless

Tue, May 3 / 7pm
Tue, May 10 / 9pm
Tue, May 17 / 7pm
Tue, May 24 / 9pm
Tue, May 31 / 7pm
Wed 18

Trash Cult Tuesdays: Class of 1984

Tue, May 3 / 9pm
Tue, May 10 / 7pm
Tue, May 17 / 9pm
Tue, May 24 / 7pm
Tue, May 31 / 9pm
Thu 19

Petite Maman

Fri, May 6 / 9pm
Sat, May 7 / 3pm & 7pm
Sun, May 8 / 5:15pm
Wed, May 11 / 7pm & 9:15pm
Thu, May 12 / 7pm & 8:45pm
Sun, May 15 / 7:15pm
Wed, May 18 / 7pm & 8:45pm
Fri 20

Lux Aeterna

Thu, May 19 / 7pm
Sat, May 21 / 5pm
Sun, May 22 / 3pm
Wed, May 25 / 9pm
Fri 20

Vortex

Thu, May 19 / 8:30pm
Fri, May 20 / 9:45pm
Sat, May 21 / 2pm & 6:30pm
Sun, May 22 / 4:30pm & 7:30pm
Thu, May 26 / 9pm

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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