Sam Hagenlocher

  • Controversial? Maybe. Unorthodox? Definitely.

    Sean Garrity is not a man averse to taking risks with his craft.

    The Winnipeg-born filmmaker first made waves in 2001 when his feature debut, Inertia, won the award for Best First Canadian Feature at the Toronto International Film Festival.

  • Bold, raw and unforgettable

    While Zooey and Adam, the latest by endlessly inventive Winnipeg filmmaker Sean Garrity, may not the most controversial film I’ve seen this year, it could be the most raw.

  • Arts Briefs

    Roadside distraction; Blending in; Tilt-a-kitchen; Volunteer exhibition

  • Five local artists to watch in 2010

    2009 was another banner year for music in Manitoba, and although it seems impossible, 2010 could very well trump it. Here are five local acts you should keep your eye on.

  • Arts Briefs

    Demolition Men; Prince Of Piece; Divine Disfunction; Flynt Strikes

  • FIVE STAR TRAILER PARK - The Fight That Broke Your Heart

    To all you psuedo-gruff-alt-rock musicians across this nation: Stop. Please stop.

  • Making a personal story into a universal one

    Shane Belcourt is getting back to his roots.

    The Ottawa-born Metis filmmaker, and son of aboriginal rights leader Tony Belcourt, will be in town this week for screenings of his feature film Tkaronto at the Cinematheque.

  • The struggle to belong

    Tkaronto, the first feature from Ottawa-born filmmaker Shane Belcourt, is a very personal one.

  • Arts Briefs

    Man’s Breast Friend; Now It’s Official; Bad Inventions; Watch Out, Manitoban

  • This is mass madness, you maniacs!

    When Sydney Lumet’s anti-media opus Network premiered in 1976, many people didn’t know what to make of it. The film, which follows the lives of a seasoned journalist of integrity Max Schumacher (William Holden), his fellow newsman-turned raving prophet Howard Beale (Peter Finch) and their amoral ratings-thirsty television programmer Diana Christensen (Faye Dunaway), is a timely satire which, in many ways, predicted much of the world we live in today.

  • Arts Briefs

    Sleep now in the Friar; Chocolate Reign; Feel the Breeze; Fat Club

  • Arts Briefs

    Know Your Groceries; Free At Last; The Gift That Keeps Giving; Environmental Orgasms

  • Culture imitates art, and art, culture

    Stop me if you’ve heard this plot before: Joe has a perfect life. He has a car, a house, a wife and a child.

  • Theatre of insecurities

    Kevin McDonald is bringing his very personal one-man show, Hammy and the Kids, to Winnipeg this weekend.

  • Block rockin’ beats

    Public notice to all dance floor occupants: There’s a new beat in town.

  • THE PAPS - Not Looking for Romance

    The Paps are playing the Park Theatre this Saturday, Oct. 10. The four girls in the band, who formed under the ballsy moniker The Papsmears when they were in Grade 8, are now adults.

  • Pet shop boys and girls

    “I call him my boyfriend because he loves me,” a young woman said, describing her relationship with her cat, Chester.

  • INGRID GATIN - Tin Heart EP

    Earlier this year, after weeks of self-imposed solitude up at her grandparents’ cabin near Christopher Lake, Sask., Winnipeg-based singer/songwriter Ingrid Gatin emerged with a little prairie gem.

  • Not your average hidden camera show

    “When I pick up the camera, maybe my hands are shaking. I may have a heavy heartbeat. I have nothing in my mind, I have only my subject. I just shoot.” The subject, whom we later come to know as “Joshua,” describes his work.


    “I come to you open, organs on my sleeve,” she trembles. “Won’t you help me now/Help me find my peace?”

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