Film

  • 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

  • CRITIPEG: Clemency

    Clemency is the second feature from writer/ director Chinonye Chukwu. 

  • Crazy, Winnipeg, love

    Best known for his award-winning films Inertia and My Awkward Sexual Adventure, director Sean Garrity brings a fresh look at romantic-comedy films with his new feature I Propose We Never See Each Other Again After Tonight, highlighting Winnipeg in a very special way.

  • Arts briefs

    Record Sundaze at Barn Hammer // Collage with Takashi Iwasaki // Nothin Butt ‘90s: Freeway // Crywank at Forth // Wheels & Feels // Treaty Talks with Elder Harry Bone

  • We still have some growing to do

    In this week’s issue of The Uniter, comments editor Haley Pauls examines the ongoing cultural conversation about “callout culture.” 

  • PROFile: Andrew Forbes

    Although Andrew Forbes has taught at the University of Winnipeg since 2006, it was only recently that he started teaching full-time for the Department of Theatre and Film.

  • Going Commando

    Commando is back! The wacky Winnipeg Fringe Festival hit from the mind of comedian Cory Falvo is returning to the the Gas Station Arts Centre on Feb. 22.

  • Filmmaking ain’t for everybody

    Spike Lee, Ava DuVernay and Ryan Coogler are successful Black directors, and their journeys can point to an idealistic future where all directors, regardless of race and gender, can have fruitful careers.

  • Arts briefs

    Body of Intrigue // Darkroom drop-in // Cream of the Crap IX // Community discussion on public housing // Indigenous Music Showcase // William Prince Matinee

  • CRITIPEG: Varda by Agnès

    Mass appeal and major box office earnings are often used to gauge a director’s success, but there are other ways to make an impact in film.

  • Arts briefs

    Poptart presents Pillow Talk! // CKUW Fundrive kickoff party // Paper Valentine’s bouquets // Alyssa Fearon curator talk // Merging Mindsets, Wearable Tech // Perogy dinner and cake auction

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