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Tales of the Uncanny: The Ultimate Survey of Anthology Horror

New World Documentaries
Tales of the Uncanny: The Ultimate Survey of Anthology Horror
Available to rent Nov 24 - Dec 15
Cult restoration company Severin Films chief David Gregory and House of Psychotic Women author Kier-La Janisse explore a who's who of more than 60 horror writers, directors and scholars that include Eli Roth, Joe Dante, Mark Hartley, Mick Garris, Ernest Dickerson, Joko Anwar, Ramsey Campbell, David DeCoteau, Kim Newman, Jovanka Vuckovic, Luigi Cozzi, Tom Savini, Jenn Wexler, Larry Fessenden, and more.

How High is the Moon

Canadian & International Features
How High is the Moon
Available to rent Nov 24 - Dec 22
 “How High is the Moon” analyzes Black civil rights in the ghost of ontology.  Filmmaker, Chukwudubem Ukaigwe takes an anthropological approach in mapping Pan-African Black resistance, drawing and analyzing parallels between history and present realities, and also speculating future relationships between race, class, and ideological groupings. Music is the bed rock and spine of this film.

Zappa

New World Documentaries
Zappa
Available to rent Nov 27 - Dec 25
The story of Frank Zappa's irrreverent artistic life told entirely through fantastic footage from previously unreleased material from his personal vault. We discover a totally uncompromising artist who battled a commercial record industry in his pursuit of artistic integrity. Lots of great stories including his SNL appearance where he felt they were mocking him, controversy over his parody of the Sgt Pepper's album cover, on the set of 200 Motels, footage of the final original Mothers performance in Ottawa and performing with John Lennon and Yoko Ono. PLUS BONUS SHORT Backstage and concert Footage from the vaults of The Zappa Trust a 11-minute piece – four minutes of Zappa and his band hanging out backstage before a concert, and then a seven minute electrifying performance of the song “Apostrophe,” from 1973/1974.

Cream of the Crap: Action USA

Canadian & International Features
Special Events
Cream of the Crap: Action USA
Available to rent Nov 28 - Dec 26
Our special team of cultural archaeologists have sifted through dying video stores, thrift shops and garage sales to dig up an especially terrible home video atrocity. In lieu of our regular live event, we bring you the newly restored, rarely …

Queen of Hearts: Audrey Flack

New World Documentaries
Queen of Hearts: Audrey Flack
Available to rent Dec 4-31
At 88 years-old, Audrey Flack holds a unique place in the history of contemporary art in America. Feminist, rebel, mother, painter, sculptor and teacher, Audrey’s often controversial 40-year career evolved from abstract expressionism in the 1950s to photorealism in the 1970s. One of the first women ever included in the famed Janson’s History of Art, Audrey continues to create, explore, and inspire with her unique style and indomitable spirit. Queen of Hearts follows Flack as she takes her work in a brand new direction and reveals her long-term struggles as the mother of a child with. She is a provocateur and a rebel, an example and an inspiration. Queen of Hearts is a moving portrait of an artist who is still testing, still experimenting, still searching.
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ABOUT US

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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