Television

  • Hidden in plain sight

    On the first floor of Lockhart Hall at the University of Winnipeg (U of W) is a room unknown to many. From the outside, it looks like almost any other classroom on campus.

  • When dystopia becomes reality

    A modern classic with increasingly relevant dystopian themes will soon return to the Centennial Concert Hall.

  • House of the Dragon’s Moralizing discourse

    Since its premier in August, House of the Dragon, HBO’s prequel series to its controversial fantasy blockbuster Game of Thrones, has already slotted itself into its predecessor’s position in the weekly thinkpiece factory.

  • Alma’s Rainbow

    Plays at Cinematheque until Sept. 18

  • Critipeg: Official Competition

    Although the Argentinian film Official Competition is billed as a comedy, there are some dramatic twists, and the story has a different ending than one usually associated with the comedic genre. 

  • Scamming and streaming

    Netflix’s scammer series have recently emerged as the new pop-culture trend. The Tinder Swindler, Inventing Anna and even Bad Vegan have been well-received by critics and audiences alike. It seems rather strategic that these documentaries and series based on true stories premiered so close to one another, keeping the audience hooked and wanting more.

  • Arts briefs

    APTN: DJ Burnt Bannock// Astral Zeneca at Park Alleys// The art of walking// Folk Fest to announce 2022 lineup// Neuro-Hilarity// Manitoba Remembers: A COVID Elegy

  • Origin stories: James Peebles

    Former Winnipegger and astrophysicist James Peebles recalls receiving a 5 a.m. phone call from Stockholm back in 2019. The call informed him he was the recipient of the Nobel Prize in physics.

  • Award-losing

    Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Academy Awards this past weekend, but I don’t want to talk about that.

  • Arts briefs

    Investigations into motion capture/ Bushland Series at cre8ery/ Calling all green thumbs/ WCD presents in between here and now/ Decolonizing Lens: Tia and Piujuq/ Apply for Plug-In ICA’s Summer Institute

  • RWB dancer returns for The Sleeping Beauty

    To live life to the fullest is to focus on your passions as if there were no tomorrow. After receiving a brain cancer diagnosis in 2013, dancer and former Broadway performer Catherine Wreford Ledlow decided to return to Winnipeg and take a second shot at dance.

  • PTE launches two new streaming projects

    Whether dystopian audio dramas or animated serials are your jam, the Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE) has you covered.

    After postponing in-person performances, PTE announced the March release of two digital projects.

  • Searching for Solace

    I think if you ask anyone in the UkrainianCanadian diaspora how they’re doing, most of us will tell you that the last two weeks have been among the worst, most stressful periods of our lives. That’s certainly been the case for me.

  • Critipeg: Nationtime

    Plays until March 11 on Cinematheque At Home

  • Origin stories: Rosemary Barton, CBC Chief Political Correspondent

    Rosemary Barton originates from our wintry city. A couple of years ago, I interviewed her mother, Mary Barton, a beloved early childhood educator who had an honorary street in Winnipeg named after her.

  • Origin stories: Wookey Films

    Award-winning Wookey Films is coowned and co-produced by brother/sister combo Jérémie and Janelle Wookey. The production company has been operating in the Exchange District since 2013.

  • Mosaic Award invests in emerging film voices

    Funds can be the most significant stepping stone for a filmmaker’s career, so awards are highly sought after. There are several awards and funds available for filmmakers in Winnipeg, and the winner of the Mosaic award from Winnipeg Film Group was just announced.

  • Critipeg: Red Rocket

    Plays at Cinematheque Feb. 4 to 17

  • The Uniter Speaker Series presents Adeline Bird

    Currently residing in Tkaronto, Adeline Bird is an Afro-Anishinaabe storyteller creating new waves in Canada’s television and film industries.

  • Critipeg: The House

    Streaming now on Netflix

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