Author Archives: Jaimz Asmundson

We’re Back! Cinematheque re-opens August 14th

We’re so excited to see you all again and can’t believe our theatre has been dark for nearly 5 months. On Friday, August 14th we’re firing up the projector and you’ll once again be able to bask in the glow of our silver screen! There are some changes that we want you all to be aware of before joining us again to watch great cinema.

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Solidarity Statement from Cinematheque

Cinematheque stands in complete solidarity with Black, Indigenous and other POC and minority groups in Winnipeg, Canada and around the world. The deaths of George Floyd, Regis Korchinski-Paquet, Eisha Hudson and many, many others at the hands of the police …

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Everything’s on Sale! (Now until June 30, 2020)

For the month of June, we are offering some deep Winnipeg discounts on some amazing items for yourself of that special cinephile in your life.

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What We’ve Been Watching

What have the Cinematheque staff been watching while in isolation? Quite a bit! Here are a few of our suggestions on what to watch.

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Introducing Cinematheque at Home!

With COVID-19 closing down many independent theatres across North America, Winnipeg Film Group’s Cinematheque has banded forces with several film distributors to offer a new virtual streaming option so you can enjoy watching movies from the comfort of your home. …

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Cinematheque Statement re: COVID-19

To all patrons of Cinematheque, Please rest assured that our top priority is to be mindful of the health and safety of our staff and patrons at Cinematheque. We are keeping a close watch on public health updates and news …

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Alliance Française French Film Festival (March 5-8, 2020)

Alliance Française du Manitoba is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to teaching and promoting French and its diverse culture. For the 6th time, the Alliance Française’s French Film Festival provides an opportunity to see a selection of vibrant new French features.

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March/April Staff Picks

Check out some highlights of what’s coming up at Cinematheque in March / April and download a PDF copy of the program guide.

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Afro Prairie Film Festival (Feb 19-23, 2020)

The Afro Prairie Film Festival is the first Black-centric film festival in the prairie region of Canada. Our five-day festival celebrates Black cinema across North America and promotes the work of established and emerging Black filmmakers from right here in Manitoba. Participants are welcome to a weekend filled with programming that explores Black narratives in filmmaking.

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Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival (January & February 2020)

The 19th edition of Canada’s Top Ten films, as curated by the Toronto International Film Festival, presents a superb line up of new independent cinema – from Zacharias (Atanarjuat) Kunuk’s latest moving story set in the North, One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk, to Heather Young’s Murmur – a compassionate look at an older woman who finds meaning in her life by adopting pets.

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