Canadian & International Features

The Souvenir

Canadian & International Features
The Souvenir
Wed, Sept 4 / 9 pm
Thu, Sept 5 / 7 pm
Sat & Sun, Sept 7 & 8 / 7 pm
Wed, Sep 11 / 9 pm
Fri, Sep 13 / 9 pm
Sat & Sun, Sept 14 & 15 / 5 pm
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. Joanna Hogg’s dream-like, tale of first love stars Honor Swinton Byrne alongside her mother, Tilda Swinton, and Tom Burke. Based on elements from Hogg's own life, the result is a film of great power and unforgettable imagery, perfectly capturing the social milieu, and all the euphoria of first love and it’s accompanying harsh realizations.

McDonald at The Movies: To Be or Not to Be

Canadian & International Features
McDonald at The Movies: To Be or Not to Be
Wed, Sept 11 / 7 pm
Kids in The Hall co-founder Kevin McDonald introduces Ernst Lubitsch’s WWII screwball classic To Be or Not to Be, one of Hollywood’s funniest, and most poignant, classics - featuring Jack Benny And Carole Lombard. The story centers on a troupe of Polish actors stranded in the Nazi-occupied Warsaw of World War II.

Iranian Cinema: Cold Sweat

Canadian & International Features
Iranian Cinema: Cold Sweat
Thu, Sept 12 / 7 pm
Afrooz, whose Iranian women’s futsal team is off to play the finals in Malaysia, can’t board the plane — her husband hasn’t signed the permit for her to leave the country. Based on real cases of women athletes being denied clearance to travel, Soheil Beiraghi’s second feature is a timely and gripping account of the strict patriarchal laws that still exist.

Asako I & II

Canadian & International Features
Asako I & II
Sat, Sept 14 / 7:30 pm
Wed, Sept 18 / 7 pm
Thu & Fri, Sept 19 & 20 / 9 pm
Sat, Sept 21 / 5 pm
Wed, Sept 25 / 9 pm
Sat & Sun, Sept 28 & 29 / 3 pm
A mysterious and intoxicating pop romance, Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s follow-up to the acclaimed Happy Hour begins with Asako, a young woman who meets and falls in love with a drifter, Baku, who one day vanishes right out of her life.

Running Water 3D

Canadian & International Features
Running Water 3D
Thu, Sept 19 / 7 pm
Sat, Sept 21 / 7:30 pm 
Andy, a lonely machinist who has difficulty communicating with the opposite sex, is fishing at his good friends’, Mass and Julie, summer house in Manitoba’s cottage country. Sara, a troubled young artist and a friend of Julie’s from their days in Art School arrives to cabin sit for the couple and Andy becomes smitten with her. They are drawn together while being guided through a mysterious dimension in order to reconcile with their past.
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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
Tue 20

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

ABOUT US

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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.

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