Film

  • How to get away with screenwriting

    PROFile: Noam Gonick, instructor, theatre and film  department, U of W

  • Critipeg: Ratatouille: the TikTok Musical

    Original TikToks available under #RatatouilleMusical

  • A peek at Fred Penner’s world

    New documentary digs into the history of the beloved children’s entertainer

  • Favourite local podcast

    Favourite local podcast

    1. Bikini Drive-In
    2. Barking Dog
    3. 8-way tie

  • Favourite local filmmaker

    Favourite local filmmaker

    1. Ryan Steel
    2. Ian Bawa / Fabian Velasco (tie)

  • Young dynamo

    Origin Stories: Madison Thomas

  • Arts Briefs

    Children’s Special Allowance // CRAFTED 2020 // Jazz Film Festival // Restaurants struggling with Code Red // Towards a Queer Prairie Aesthetic // Solidarity Winnipeg

  • Critipeg: Black Narcissus (1947)

    Available on Apple TV and Criterion Channel

  • Arts Briefs

    Safe September // Apart, Together // Gimme Some Truth // Playground Chitchat // Little Brown Jug X Beetlejuice // Speaking Crow

  • You reap what you sow

    Percy, filmed in Canada, the United States and India, is set to be released in theatres on Oct. 9. Directed by Clark Johnson, the film is set in Bruno, Sask. in 1997. 

  • Arts Briefs

    Theory at home // Reel Pride // Winnipeg Film Group Workshop // Free Sunday at the WAG // Storying Violence

  • Critipeg: Eraserhead

    This is the kind of film that’s designed to make the audience feel disturbed but captivated. It’s highly stylized, eerie and deliberately bewildering.

  • Bringing African cinema to Winnipeg screens

    Despite its name, the African Movie Festival in Manitoba (AMFM) offers much more than film screenings.

  • Critipeg: Kuessipan

    Adapted from a novel by Naomi Fontaine, the French-Canadian film Kuessipan (directed by Myriam Verreault) follows the lifelong friendship between two Innu women in Uashat-Maliotenam.

  • Strong father, Strong Son

    Ian Bawa, local filmmaker and University of Winnipeg grad, is showing a new short film Strong Son at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this month in its combined digital and in-person format.

  • The festival circuit

    Despite the cancellation of many Manitoban summer festivals, Gimli Film Festival (GFF) will still go ahead online.

  • Arts funding is more important now than ever

    In 2013, Jessica Botelho-Urbanski wrote in The Uniter’s Urban Issue that Winnipeg could be improved with more arts funding. Unfortunately, arts funding is again on the chopping block in the municipal budget this year, facing a 10 per cent decrease.

  • Back to the ... present?

    Currently sporting a 100 per cent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, James vs. His Future Self, which is slated to be released on April 3 on iTunes and VOD, has impressed both audiences and critics. Jonas Chernick, writer and lead actor, says “As we are about to open across Canada, given what is happening in the world right now, I feel that the scenes in this movie are suddenly more important and timelier.

  • Winnipeg’s Artists of Colour

    Many of Winnipeg’s marginalized artists are multitalented people who fall into a wide spectrum of racial categories. Their stories need to be heard, their accomplishments deserve celebration and more work needs to be done to create a more inclusive and truly diverse space.

  • Arts briefs

    Global pandemic // Free streaming services // Take an online tour of a museum // Read books // STAY HOME

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