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Sound of Metal

Available to rent for $5.99
January 8 - 28

This title is available to rent via Cinematheque at Home for $5.99. This is not only an opportunity for our patrons to see new cinema, but is an important way that they can continue to support independent film during this pandemic with 50% of all sales supporting our theatre. Ruben (Riz Ahmed) and Lou (Olivia Cooke) live together, two nomads traveling gig to gig on an endless American tour. Their music is loud, frenzied and passionate, until one day Ruben is…

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IKARIE XB 1 (New Restoration)

Available to rent for $9.99
January 8 - February 5

A legendary work of science fiction this little seen sci fi gem film served as inspiration to Stanley Kubrick in making 2001: A Space Odyssey. The year is 2163. Starship Ikaria XB 1 embarks on a long journey across the universe to search for life on the planets of Alpha Centauri.

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Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan

Available to rent for $6.99
January 8 - February 5

Crock of Gold is the definitive feature documentary on Irish musical legend Shane MacGowan, former lead singer of the Pogues and Ireland’s most beloved punk poet.

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The Reason I Jump

Available to rent for $9.99
January 15 - February 12

Based on the book by Naoki Higashida this immersive film explores the experiences of nonspeaking autistic people around the world.

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Psycho Goreman

Available to rent for $12.99
January 22 - February 25

This title is available to rent via Cinematheque at Home for $12.99. This is not only an opportunity for our patrons to see new cinema, but is an important way that they can continue to support independent film during this pandemic with 50% of all sales supporting our theatre. Siblings Mimi and Luke unwittingly resurrect an ancient alien overlord. Using a magical amulet, they force the monster to obey their childish whims, and accidentally attract a rogues’ gallery of intergalactic assassins…

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Identifying Features

Available to rent for $9.99
January 22 - February 19

A mother travels across Mexico in search for her son who authorities say died while trying to cross the boarder into the United States.

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Another Round

Available to rent for $9.99
January 22 - February 19

Four high school teachers consume alcohol on a daily basis to see how it affects their social and professional lives.

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Safe at Home: Between/Us: Meditations on Distortion, Desire and Distance

Free to view: February 1 - 14

Hello! I am thrilled to share Between/Us: Meditations on Distortion, Desire and Distance with you. This program of experimental short works from the Winnipeg Film Group catalogue explores isolation, glitches and communication as central themes, responding to a time where many of us are struggling to connect in a newly socially distanced world. My hope is this program provides you with comfort, pleasure and solace during these strange times. Happy viewing!  – Stephanie Poruchnyk-Butler, curator Caribou in the Archive Directed by Jennifer…

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Safe at Home: Brown Town Muddy Water w/ Heart

Free to view: February 1 - 14

Brown Town Muddy Water honours the ancient relationship between Indigenous people and the meeting place known as The Forks. This television special chronicles musicians who shaped Winnipeg’s main street in the 1960’s like the late Percy Tuesday, Errol Ranville and Billy Joe Green. For the emerging urban Aboriginal community, echoes of home sounded through music, dance, story and gatherings. Peoples lived experiences of emergence, segregation, racism, camaraderie and resistance are as resilient as the downtown streets of Winnipeg. The professional…

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Safe at Home: Events Transpiring Before, During and After a High School Basketball Game

Fri, Feb 5 / 7 pm
Free to view!

As Middleview High School’s woeful boys basketball team prepares for another certain loss, several unusual dramas take shape around its periphery. Ken, a cantankerous referee, finds himself charged with minding his soon-to-be ex-wife’s Shih Tzu; Brent Davidson, the Middleview Ducks’ obnoxious assistant coach, lobbies to install a complex offensive system; third-string point guard Joel attempts to explain existentialism to his teammates; and a group of theatre students plan a confrontational protest after their “post-colonial” King Lear is banned by the administration.

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Sound of Metal

Available to rent for $5.99
January 8 - 28
Sat 23

IKARIE XB 1 (New Restoration)

Available to rent for $9.99
January 8 - February 5
Sat 23

Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan

Available to rent for $6.99
January 8 - February 5
Sat 23

The Reason I Jump

Available to rent for $9.99
January 15 - February 12
Sat 23

Psycho Goreman

Available to rent for $12.99
January 22 - February 25

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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