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TALES FROM THE WINNIPEG FILM GROUP

TALES FROM THE WINNIPEG FILM GROUP

Kevin Nikkel & Dave Barber · Canada · 2017 · 85 mins · not rated
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SPECIAL EVENT!  CO-DIRECTOR DAVE BARBER WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE!

Two years in the making, this is the explosive, hilarious documentary history of the legendary film centre featuring over 50 interviews and packed with rare archival footage, dynamic film excerpts, and great interviews with everyone from Guy Maddin to Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan.

Featuring over 50 interviews and packed with rare archival footage, dynamic film excerpts, and hilarious interviews.

We hear candid behind the scenes stories that illuminate the storied rise of acclaimed filmmakers like John Paizs (Crime Wave), Matthew Rankin, (Death By Popcorn) Mike Maryniuk (The Goose) Guy Maddin (Tales From the Gimli Hospital, My Winnipeg) Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan (We’re Talking Vulva, Good Citizen, Betty Baker) and Caroline Monnet (Ikwé).

“I really enjoyed it. It’s the essence of the creative spirit that is Winnipeg.” - John Walker , Documentary filmmaker

“4 stars...Compulsively watchable. One does marvel at the talent that fell into the group’s orbit.” - Randall King, Winnipeg Free Press

“Lively and entertaining. These smart comments operate like mini- narratives as if they were spoken haiku to the articulated king poem of the Winnipeg Film Group.” - Robert Enright, Border Crossings.

“Great stuff. Way more comprehensive than I expected.” - Kier La Janisse, Curator, writer and programmer

“Sooooo good. Wow. Can’t believe you did this on a small budget. Very impressive. Really enjoyed it.” - Tricia Wasney, writer, artist

“Incredibly great. You captured the eras, the personalities, the difficulties and the successes.” - Liz Janzen, writer, film programmer
"The movie is amazing! So wonderful…A mother lode of rich and strange filmmaking lore.” –Guy Maddin, filmmaker
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