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Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

New World Documentaries
Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché
Wed, Aug 14 / 7 pm
Thu & Fri, Aug 15 & 16 / 9:15 pm
Sat, Aug 17 / 5 pm & 9:15 pm
Sun Aug 18 / 3 pm
Wed, Aug 21 / 9 pm
How could Alice Guy-Blaché, a contemporary of Edison, the Lumieres, and Melies, ( all silent film pioneers) who wrote, directed or produced a thousand films and had a career longer than any of them, reach the heights of fame in France and financial success and then be forgotten? Eight years in the making, with narration by Jodie Foster, this detective thriller takes us around the world to find out more about the first female filmmaker who was shut out from the very industry she helped create.

The Visionary Cinema of Alice Guy-Blaché

Shorts & Artists Talks
Special Events
The Visionary Cinema of Alice Guy-Blaché
Sun, Aug 18 / 5 pm
Alice Guy-Blaché was a pioneering French filmmaker who made films at the origin of cinema in the late 1800’s. She made her first film in 1896 and went on to have a 20-year career in France and in the United …

There Are No Fakes

New World Documentaries
There Are No Fakes
Thu & Fri, Aug 15 & 16 / 7 pm
Sat, Aug 17 / 2:30 pm & 7 pm
Sun, Aug 18 / 7 pm
Barenaked Ladies keyboardist, and part-time art collector, Kevin Hearn purchased a prized painting by acclaimed artist Norvel Morriseau only to discover later that it was probably a forgery. He then decides to sue the gallery that sold it to him. As Jamie Kastner’s jaw-dropping doc reveals, there was a cottage industry in fake Morrisseaus, an industry that flourished unchecked for years. As this mesmerizing story develops the details only get darker.

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

New World Documentaries
nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up
ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS ADDED:
Sat & Sun, Aug 3 & 4 / 1 pm
Sat, Aug 17 / 1 pm
Mon, Aug 19 / 7 pm *
Mon, Aug 26 / 7 pm
On August 9, 2016, a young Cree man named Colten Boushie died from a gunshot to the back of his head after entering Gerald Stanley’s rural property with his friends. The jury’s subsequent acquittal of Stanley captured international attention, raising questions about racism embedded within Canada’s legal system. Producer Jon Montes will introduce the Monday, Aug, 19, 7 pm screening.

Restoration Tuesdays: Between the Lines

Canadian & International Features
Restoration Tuesdays: Between the Lines
Tue, Aug 6 / 7 pm
Tue, Aug 13 / 9 pm
Tue, Aug 20 / 7 pm
Tue, Aug 27 / 9 pm
Please note, the August 6th post-screening panel has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. New 2K restoration courtesy of Cohen Media Group. At the offices of a Boston alternative newspaper, the staff members enjoy a positive and open-minded work …
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Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

Wed, Aug 14 / 7 pm
Thu & Fri, Aug 15 & 16 / 9:15 pm
Sat, Aug 17 / 5 pm & 9:15 pm
Sun Aug 18 / 3 pm
Wed, Aug 21 / 9 pm
Sun 18
Sun 18

There Are No Fakes

Thu & Fri, Aug 15 & 16 / 7 pm
Sat, Aug 17 / 2:30 pm & 7 pm
Sun, Aug 18 / 7 pm
Mon 19

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS ADDED:
Sat & Sun, Aug 3 & 4 / 1 pm
Sat, Aug 17 / 1 pm
Mon, Aug 19 / 7 pm *
Mon, Aug 26 / 7 pm
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Restoration Tuesdays: Between the Lines

Tue, Aug 6 / 7 pm
Tue, Aug 13 / 9 pm
Tue, Aug 20 / 7 pm
Tue, Aug 27 / 9 pm

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Cinematheque is an intimate movie theatre devoted to screening the very best in Canadian and world cinema. More than just screening films, we also provide artist talks, panel discussions and special events to feed the minds of cinema fans.
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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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