The very first Afro Prairie Film Festival, a weekend devoted to the screening of films featuring and created by Black individuals, takes place from Feb. 23 to 25 in Winnipeg.
As a teenager in 1970s Ohio, future cartoonist John Backderf struck up a friendship with future serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.
Attempting to discuss writer-director Ruben Östlund’s The Square in the arts and culture pages borders dangerously close on self-parody.
Winnipeg exists in an odd cultural space; we’re self-deprecating but have fierce hometown pride.
Birth of a Family, the documentary from director Tasha Hubbard, chronicles the first meeting of the four Adam siblings more than 50 years later.
Marie Clements’ The Road Forward bills itself as a “musical documentary” exploring the history of Indigenous activism in Canada.
Mattias Graham’s Gas Can is a seemingly simple short film.
Half Moon Market // Cold Specks // Pitaloosie Saila at the WAG // Holiday movies at the Park // Terra Botanica // New Constellations at WECC
Sonya Ballantyne is at the forefront of Winnipeg’s new wave of Indigenous cinema.
The Winnipeg film industry has been growing in recent years. In 2016, the film industry in Manitoba brought in $127 million in production, and Carole Vivier, CEO of Manitoba Film and Music says this year is anticipated to exceed $150 million.
Unarmed Verses is a miracle of a movie – the kind of minor masterpiece that makes clear why documentaries are reaching new heights of popularity.
Unlikely connections are at the core of Faces Places.
Cinephiles are excited for Cinémental, Manitoba’s festival of French-language films.
Documentarian Errol Morris has made some of the medium’s most defining pictures. The Fog of War earned him an Oscar, and The Thin Blue Line wrote the book on true-crime docs while freeing an innocent man from death row.
Congratulations to Tina Keeper // Double, Double, Toil and Trouble // Sister Cycle // Local Governor General finalists // Mosaic family programs // Seeking: musicians
Winnipeggers love their cult classics.
The moviegoing experience has been a part of Winnipeg culture since the 19th century. More than just a leisure activity, how and where Winnipeggers see movies can be a barometer for gauging local cultural and economic trends.
A surreal and sprawling sci-fi meditation, Stalker is set in a dystopian future society whose fabric is forever altered by the appearance of “The Zone,” a mysterious geographic space of seemingly otherworldly origins.
The word “obituary” can have misleading connotations.
Art City clay on display // More Indigenous art at the WAG // Circle of Life Thunderbird House Fundraiser // Vegan SMACDOWN // JJ Neepin selected for apprenticeship // Wall-to-Wall presents Hotel Room