Special Events

WUFF: Something About Taste

Shorts & Artists Talks
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WUFF: Something About Taste
Sat, June 1 / 8:30 pm
Truth as held to be self-evident, however inconsequential or ludicrously subjective. A collection of 9 short films and videos investigating matters of subjectivity, standards, classification, art and consumer desire. Oh god, that dress? Those shoes? This font? That movie was a …

WUFF: No End: 6 Films by Josephine Massarella

Shorts & Artists Talks
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WUFF: No End: 6 Films by Josephine Massarella
Sat, June 1 / 10 pm
Josephine Massarella was an independent filmmaker and teacher based in Hamilton, Ontario, who worked primarily with 16mm film. She employed lyrical filmmaking strategies to create beautiful, enigmatic works, stripped of the clichés of dramatic action, haunted by a sense of loss. …

Restoration Tuesdays: Amazing Grace

New World Documentaries
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Restoration Tuesdays: Amazing Grace
Tue, June 4 / 7 pm
Tue, June 11 / 9 pm
Tue, June 18 / 7 pm
Tue, June 25 / 9 pm
In 1972, Sydney Pollack was hired to film the making of Aretha Franklin’s live album Amazing Grace, as she performed with a full gospel choir over two consecutive nights at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. Unavailable for 50 years due to contract issues, Alan Elliot has now put all that electrifying footage together in this essential document that showcases the legend at her absolute peak.

Restoration Tuesdays: True Stories (New 4K Restoration)

Canadian & International Features
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Restoration Tuesdays: True Stories (New 4K Restoration)
Tue, June 4 / 9 pm
Tue, June 11 / 7 pm
Tue, June 18 / 9 pm
Tue, June 25 / 7 pm
A new 4K restoration. Music icon David Byrne was inspired by tabloid headlines to make his sole foray into feature-film directing, an ode to the extraordinariness of ordinary American life and a distillation of what was in his own idiosyncratic mind. The Talking Heads front man plays a visitor to Virgil, Texas, who introduces us to the citizens of the town during preparations for its Celebration of Specialness.

Iranian Cinema: Dressage

Canadian & International Features
Special Events
Iranian Cinema: Dressage
Wed, June 5 / 7 pm
For Iranian teenager Golsa and her group of bored, upper-class friends, it seems like a bit of fun to rob a local corner shop. But the robbery quickly become serious when they realise they left behind security footage that could incriminate them.
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Ghost Town Anthology (Répertoire des ville disparues)

Thu - Sat, May 23 - 25 / 9 pm
Sun, May 26 / 5 pm
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Sun, June 2 / 7 pm
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CatVideoFest

Thu & Fri, May 23 & 24 / 7 pm
Sat, May 25 / 3 pm & 7:15 pm
Sun, May 26 / 3 pm & 7 pm
Wed, May 29 / 7 pm
Thu, May 30 / 9 pm
Sat & Sun, June 1 & 2 / 3 pm & 5 pm
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Restoration Tuesdays: The Juniper Tree (New 4K Restoration)

Tue, May 14 / 9:15 pm
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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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