Special Events

Gimli Film Festival Presents: Best of The Fest: Minding The Gap

New World Documentaries
Special Events
Gimli Film Festival Presents: Best of The Fest: Minding The Gap
Wed, Mar 20 / 9 pm
Thu, Mar 21 / 7 pm
Fri, Mar 22 / 9 pm
Sun, Mar 24 / 5 pm
Minding the Gap has garnered over 50 awards and recognitions, most recently winning an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary. Three young men bond together over their love of skateboarding to escape their volatile families in their Rust-Belt hometown.

Gimli Film Festival Presents: Best of the Fest: Under The Tree

Canadian & International Features
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Gimli Film Festival Presents: Best of the Fest: Under The Tree
Wed, Mar 20 / 7 pm
Sat, Mar 23 / 5 pm & 9 pm
Under the Tree follows a man who is accused of adultery and forced to move in with his parents. While he fights for custody of his four-year-old daughter, he is gradually sucked into a dispute between his parents and their neighbours over an old and beautiful tree.

McDonald at the Movies: Time Bandits

Canadian & International Features
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McDonald at the Movies: Time Bandits
Wed, Apr 10 / 7 pm
An extraordinarily inventive fantasy in which schoolboy Warnock is rescued from a dull suburban existence by a band of renegade dwarfs, who emerge from his wardrobe and whisk him off on an incredible journey through time and space. Guided by a 'Time Hole Map of the Universe', Warnock and his diminutive pals gatecrash history, meeting up with Robin Hood and Napoleon.

Iranian Cinema: Sheeple (Maghzhaye Koochake Zang Zadeh)

Canadian & International Features
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Iranian Cinema: Sheeple (Maghzhaye Koochake Zang Zadeh)
Thu, Apr 11 / 7 pm
Shahin, a loud-mouth fellow adopted years ago, is trying to establish his authority in a family run by the iron hand of his drug lord brother. When a cell phone video of their sister showing her hair to a strange man – a grave sin in that society – starts circulating, things get really crazy. Can a sheep who has obeyed the shepherd’s crook all his life become anything more – someone who decides on his own life and does not need a shepherd? How does the herd mentality actually influence our life?

Secret Cinema with Stephanie Berrington

Shorts & Artists Talks
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Secret Cinema with Stephanie Berrington
Fri, Apr 12 / 7 pm
In Secret Cinema, our all-celluloid film series, films from our own archive of 16mm film prints are selected by guest curators. The film titles are kept secret until the night of the screening. Stephanie Berrington is an arts administrator, book editor, …
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Decasia

Fri, Mar 22 / 7 pm
Sat, Mar 23 / 3 pm
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Gimli Film Festival Presents: Best of The Fest: Minding The Gap

Wed, Mar 20 / 9 pm
Thu, Mar 21 / 7 pm
Fri, Mar 22 / 9 pm
Sun, Mar 24 / 5 pm
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Gimli Film Festival Presents: Best of the Fest: Under The Tree

Wed, Mar 20 / 7 pm
Sat, Mar 23 / 5 pm & 9 pm
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Falls Around Her

Thu, Mar 21 / 9 pm
Sat, Mar 23 / 7 pm
Sun, Mar 24 / 3 pm & 7 pm
Tue 26

Restoration Tuesdays: Detour

Tue, Mar 5 / 8:30 pm
Tue, Mar 12 / 7 pm
Tue, Mar 19 / 8:30 pm
Tue, Mar 26 / 7 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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