Special Events

Star Robot: Back to the Markus

Canadian & International Features
Special Events
Star Robot: Back to the Markus
Fri, May 25 / 9:15 pm
Join us for a very special evening of sci-fi B-movie madness as we celebrate the work of local independent filmmaker Greg Roth of Star Robot fame and the premiere of Star Robot: Back to the Markus, Greg has been a figure of legend and cult status in Winnipeg for decades,

McDonald at the Movies: Being John Malkovich

Canadian & International Features
Special Events
McDonald at the Movies: Being John Malkovich
Thu, May 31 / 7 pm
In music video maestro Spike Jonze's crazily inventive feature debut, down-on-his-luck puppeteer Craig Schwartz discovers a mysterious portal that allows him to enter the head of John Malkovich (here sportingly playing himself) for 15 minutes at a time.

Movie Poster Sale & DVD Blowout + free screening of CRIME WAVE!

Special Events
Movie Poster Sale & DVD Blowout + free screening of CRIME WAVE!
Sunday, June 3 / 12pm - 5pm
We are digging out our archive of rare movie posters and putting them on sale - often hard to fine, many are rare! We're also blowing out our books & DVDs of Winnipeg Film Group films - prices are cheap like borscht! BONUS! FREE screening of John Paizs' Crime Wave at 2pm!

The Digital Lodge

Shorts & Artists Talks
Special Events
The Digital Lodge
Thu, Jun 21 / 7 pm
In honour of National Indigenous People’s Day, students from Thompson, Manitoba and the Digital Lodge project are screening a selection of their film work. Working with various Manitoba filmmakers and artists, the students, now in grade 11, have spent the last 5 years creating animation, documentary, music videos and non-fiction films. They have curated a selection of their work to share with Winnipeg audiences.

Jazz Film Fest: Rain the Colour of Blue with a Little Red in It

New World Documentaries
Special Events
Jazz Film Fest: Rain the Colour of Blue with a Little Red in It
Thu, Jun 21 / 9 pm
Sat, Jun 23 / 5 pm
Wed, Jun 27 / 7 pm
Tuareg guitarist Mdou Moctar stars in his first film, a revolutionary story of guitars, motorcycles, cellphones – and the music of a new generation. Riding into Agadez on his purple motorcycle, real life Tuareg guitarist Mdou Moctar must battle fierce competition from jealous musicians, handle family conflicts, endure the trials of love, and overcome his biggest rival – himself.
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Wed 23

Loveless (Nelyubov)

Wed & Thu, May 23 & 24 / 7 pm
Sat, May 26 / 6 pm
Sun, May 27 / 3 pm
Wed, May 30 / 7 pm
Fri, Jun 1 / 7 pm
Wed, Jun 6 / 7 pm
Thu 24

The Young Karl Marx

Fri, May 18 / 9 pm
Sat, May 19 / 3 pm & 9 pm
Sun, May 20 / 3 pm & 7 pm
Thu, May 24 / 9:30 pm
Fri, May 25 / 7 pm
Sat, May 26 / 3 pm
Fri 25

Star Robot: Back to the Markus

Fri, May 25 / 9:15 pm
Sat 26

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Thu, May 17 / 9 pm
Sat, May 19 / 5 pm & 7 pm
Sun, May 20 / 5:15 pm
Sat, May 26 / 9 pm
Sun, May 27 / 7 pm
Thu & Fri, May 31 & Jun 1 / 9:15 pm

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The Winnipeg Film Group is an artist-run education, production, exhibition and distribution centre committed to promoting the art of cinema.
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