Film

  • To be or not to be? That is (still) the question

    William Shakespeare might have written plays during the 16th century, but the pillars of his stories prevail in the modern world. Two virtual classes, presented by theatre company Shakespeare in the Ruins (SIR) and McNally Robinson Booksellers, aim to shed light on his enduring influence.

  • ‘There is no work-life balance’

    Following a strike-averting agreement, the labour unrest among International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) members in the United States seemed to have toned down. However, concerns were  raised again following the on-set shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins while working on the film Rust.

  • What if superman didn’t exist?

    On Oct. 15 and 16, 80 Years and Beyond: A Virtual Symposium on Canadian Comics highlighted speakers from across Canada and brought the world of Canadian comics into the limelight.

  • Arts Briefs

    imagineNative Film + Media Arts Festival// Friday night at the Good Will Social Club// Winnipeg Crankie Festival// Winnipeg comedy showcase at the Park Theatre// Cinémental launches 30th edition// Heartbeat of a Nation

  • Winnipeg Comiccon showcases fandoms

    Comiccon, the popular convention known for gathering comic book fans, cosplayers and pop-culture store owners, is heading to Winnipeg for the first time, running at the RBC Convention Centre from Oct. 29 to 31.

  • Arts briefs

    Reel Pride 2021// Submit your docs// An evening with Colin Smith// Jade Turner album release// MCO presents Raine Hamilton// Museum music minutes at Dalnavert

  • Critipeg: Burst City

    Plays at Cinematheque on Oct. 17

  • WNDX Festival of Moving Image screens innovative films

    The WNDX Festival of Moving Image has brought innovative images and films to Winnipeggers since 2005. The festival exposes audiences to both international works and films from the Prairie provinces, featuring groups often overlooked by mainstream festival circuits.

  • Critipeg: We Are Lady Parts

    “Play Something,” available on the Global TV app

  • Arts briefs

    Orange Shirt Days at the Manitoba Museum// Freddy and the Fire Nation at The Good Will// Cowboys and the Characters at cre8ery// Propagandhi at The Park// WCD Emerging Artist Initiative

  • Critipeg: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    Currently playing in the theatres. 

  • ‘Where film, text and sound meet’

    Film and poetry go hand-in-hand in the upcoming Winnipeg Film Group (WFG) workshop, curated by Irish-born and Montreal-based poet Rachel McCrum. 

    After receiving recognition as the first BBC Scotland Poet-in-Residence and earning the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship, McCrum is ready to share her knowledge once again with students.

  • Arts briefs

    Tailing Pools at Plug-In ICA // Sanctuaries virtual exhibition at Gallery 1C03 // Wong Kar Wai films at Cinematheque // Life's Little Pleasures and Life's Little Pressures at cre8ery // Theatre by the River opens Meet Me at Dawn // People Change dance and music performance

  • Critipeg: The Rainbow Boys

    Plays Sept. 22 to 26 at Cinematheque

  • Critipeg: Blood & Water

    "Fiksation" - new episodes air Sept. 24 on Netflix

  • Documentary series sheds light on four Lake Winnipeg communities

    “I didn't want to focus on stereotypes of our people, because I think it's important to show the beauty in my communities where my family is from and the beauty in the people, as well. I hope we were able to capture that.”

  • Critipeg: Cherry

    Streaming on Apple TV+

  • A ‘maelstrom of urgency and creativity’

    Winnipeg’s 48-hour film challenge goes national

  • Black-made films deserve Canada’s attention

    Media hush surrounding Black Bodies indicates lack of support for Black filmmakers

  • A Fire in the Cold Season

    Streaming on Prime Video

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