Shorts & Artists Talks

Winnipeg Dreamers: The Annual WFG Members’ Screening Part One

Shorts & Artists Talks
Winnipeg Dreamers: The Annual WFG Members’ Screening Part One
Jan 30 / 7:00pm
A great selection of new work, more narrative based by some of Winnipeg's finest independent film-makers - featuring Kayla Jeanson, Doug Livingston, Julie Epp, Erin Buelow, Vincent Tang, Ryan Steel, Trevor Kristjanson, Alex Ateah, and Eric Peterson. Do not expect the expected. All of these films represent the dreams and imaginations of Canada’s premiere breeding ground for original and fiercely independent work.

Winnipeg Dreamers: The Annual WFG Members’ Screening Part Two

Shorts & Artists Talks
Winnipeg Dreamers: The Annual WFG Members’ Screening Part Two
Jan 30 / 9 pm
Part two of Winnipeg Dreamers features more great new works primarily non-narrative (experimental/documentary) from Jim Pomeroy, Rachel Beaulieu, Kent Tate, Ryan Steel, Alyssa Bornn, Scott Fitzpatrick, Allison Stevens, and Sage. Do not expect the expected. All of these films represent the dreams and imaginations of Canada’s premiere breeding ground for original and fiercely independent work.

International Comedy Fest: WINNIPEG’S GOLDEN BOYS OF THE GOLDEN AGE

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International Comedy Fest: WINNIPEG’S GOLDEN BOYS OF THE GOLDEN AGE
Thu, Feb. 7, 7:00 pm
This special feature-length program of shorts presents classic WFG short films projected on film and includes the brilliant multi-award-winning 1986 film Primiti Too Taa by Ed Ackerman & Colin Morton, 1919 by Noam Gonick which reimagines the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike with a fictional group of gay men in a Chinese bathhouse, Guy Maddin's legendary debut film The Dead Father, John Paizs classic comedy about life in suburbia, Springtime in Greenland and Lorne Bailey's The Milkman Cometh about a man’s obsession with the world depicted on a can of milk.

Canadian International Comedy Fest: COMMERCIALS, KUBASA, BIRDS, BEES AND DATING IN WINNIPEG

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Canadian International Comedy Fest: COMMERCIALS, KUBASA, BIRDS, BEES AND DATING IN WINNIPEG
Thur, Feb. 7, 9:00pm
Three hilarious short films precede a classic feature pastiche of 80s Winnipeg Broadcast Madness. "The Talk": True Stories About The Birds & The Bees by Alain Delannoy, Alex Ateah’s ode to 80s dating videos, Other Half Dating Service, and Erica Eyres mock advertisements in Commercials. Kubasa in a Glass is a hilarious pastiche of Winnipeg’s commercial and public access programming throughout the 80s, rescued from the trash by the Atelier National du Manitoba, Matthew Rankin and Walter Forsberg.

Canadian International Comedy Film Fest: DANCEY-DANCEY DOGGIES MEET CHILLY WINNIPEG

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Canadian International Comedy Film Fest: DANCEY-DANCEY DOGGIES MEET CHILLY WINNIPEG
Fri, Feb. 8, 9:00pm
A classic documentary from the WFG Golden Age precedes a modern masterpiece of melancholia in the chilliest of Winnipeg Winters. Dog Stories is the legendary 1992 Shereen Jerrett short documentary about dog owners and their dogs. The First Winter is Ryan McKenna’s 2012 feature about a young Portuguese man who impregnates a vacationing Canadian and must face the inhospitable prairie landscape when he emigrates to join her.
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Wed 12

I Am Cuba (Restoration)

Thu, Dec 6 / 7 pm
Sat & Sun, Dec 8 & 9 / 3 pm & 7 pm
Wed - Fri, Dec 12 - 14 / 7 pm
Sat, Dec 15 / 3 pm
Thu 13

The Changeling (Restoration)

Sun, Dec 2 / 7 pm
Thu, Dec 6 / 9:30 pm
Sat, Dec 8 / 9:30 pm
Thu, Dec 13 / 9:30 pm
Fri 14

Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood

Fri & Sat, Dec 14 & 15 / 9:30 pm
Sun, Dec 16 / 7 pm
Thu & Fri, Dec 20 & 21 / 9 pm
Sat, Dec 22 / 5 pm & 9 pm
Sun, Dec 23 / 5 pm
Sat 15

The Heat: A Kitchen (R)evolution

Sat, Dec 15 / 7 pm
Sun, Dec 16 / 3 pm & 5 pm
Wed - Fri, Dec 19 - 21 / 7 pm
Sat, Dec 22 / 3 pm & 7 pm
Sun, Dec 23 / 3 pm

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