Today is Canadian Film Day!

Don’t know any good Canadian films? Well we have a whole day dedicated to fixing that! And, since it’s Canada’s 150th anniversary, this year is extra hardcore. Here are some ways to celebrate Canadian Film Day (April 19) in Winnipeg. Some involve going out, but some can be done while staying in, and all of…

Eyes Without A Face @ Alliance Française French Film Festival

A while ago, I checked out the screening of Eyes Without A Face (1960) at the Alliance Française French Film Festival held at Cinematheque. This year’s theme was Love and Violence. I was surprised at how many of the films were older, but it was kind of nice to have the theatre vibe anyway, with a big…

The Void: Review

This film is suspenseful, intriguing, and the gore is satisfying, but the narrative void is never truly filled. The Void was directed by former Winnipeggers Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie, known for their campy, 80’s style horror films as part of the Winnipeg-based production company Astron-6. Departing from their usual style, The Void puts less…

The Decolonizing Lens: Fire Song & The Grandfather Drum

Happy Sunday! I mentioned the Decolonizing Lens series in my post about film fests/events in Winnipeg. It’s a monthly series that screens Canadian indigenous feature and short films, and hosts panel discussions with the filmmakers. Also, they’re FREE! I’m a fan, so I was excited to write about the March screening for The Projector, Red…

Forthwith Festival

Forth, a coffee shop on McDermot, held a three day festival of experimental visual and vocal arts.