New World Documentaries

Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind

New World Documentaries
Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind
Thu & Fri, Aug 29 & 30 / 7 pm
Sat, Aug 31 / 3 pm & 7 pm
Personal archive materials, studio sessions and interviews with everyone from Steve Earle to Syliva Tyson paint an intimate picture of this legendary songwriter in his element, candidly revisiting his idealistic years in Yorkville's coffeehouses, up through stadium tours and the hedonistic '70s.

Echo in the Canyon

New World Documentaries
Echo in the Canyon
Sun, Sept 1 / 5 pm
Wed, Sept 4 / 7 pm
Thu, Sept 5 / 9:30 pm
Fri, Sept 6 / 9 pm
Sat, Sept 7 / 5 pm
Sun, Sept 8 / 5 pm
Thu, Sept 12 / 9 pm
Echo in The Canyon revisits the most influential music of the mid-60s from The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield, and The Mamas and the Papas and how the neighborhood of musicians in Laurel Canyon was the seeding ground for a lot of great music. The canyon jammed with unparalleled creativity and collaboration inspiring these neighbors to create some of the most influential music in history. Featured interviews include Michelle Phillips, Tom Petty, Roger McGuinn, Jackson Browne, John Sebastian, Jakob Dylan, and Beck.

After Munich

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After Munich
Fri, Sept 6 / 7 pm
Sat, Sept 7 / 3 pm
September 5th 1972, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September stormed the Israeli athletes’ quarters at the Munich Olympics. The world watched live on television. For the first time, this story is told through the eyes of four women. It’s a story of intrigue; secret identities; it’s about love and death; conflict and reconciliation; war and peace.

Architecture+Film: Push

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Special Events
Architecture+Film: Push
Fri, Sep 20 / 7 pm
Around the world, housing prices are soaring past income levels and the cost of living. This groundbreaking film follows Leilani Farha, newly appointed UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing, in her fight to define affordable housing as a …

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

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Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
Fri, Sept 13 / 7 pm
Sat, Sept 14 / 3 pm & 9:30 pm
Sun, Sept 15 / 3 pm
Wed, Sept 18 / 9:30 pm
Sat, Sept 21 / 3 pm & 9 pm
Sun, Sept 22 / 7 pm
The beautiful, enduring love story between legendary folk singer Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen is explored in this film. Never-before-seen footage shot by Nick Broomfield and the late legendary documentarian D. A. Pennebaker make for a unique portrait of an idyllic 1960’s bohemia. It was a time that left a lasting imprint on both Marianne and Leonard, whose friendship would last another fifty years before their deaths in 2016.
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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

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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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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