United Skates is a documentary exploring the subculture of roller skating rinks.
Over the last few years, the Winnipeg Film Group (WFG) has been hosting a 16-millimetre film screening event called Secret Cinema.
Studio 54 is the confession of a man trying to find closure, trying to explain himself to his family, to the world at large – though on his own terms. Ian Schrager is setting the record as straight as he feels is responsible in a (mostly) flattering light.
Aida’s Secrets is another entry in the genre of “long-lost family” documentaries that have seen a recent explosion in popularity.
As the old song says, “Everything old is new again.” But when the old things are nuclear tensions, anxieties about espionage and global power struggles, is it anything to sing about?
The recently released movie Black Panther attempts to demonstrate what it means to be African.
Laine Groeneweg’s Sea Levels is a collection of works derived from aquatic dreams. Utilizing traditional printmaking techniques dating back centuries, Groeneweg’s work examines oceanic imagery with a storybook cadence and a fairytale sense of darkness.
Human Flow, the new film from Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei, is more than just a powerful activist documentary.
Walt Disney World is located between the cities of Orlando and Kissimmee, Fla., places where America’s wealth disparity is egregious.
The very first Afro Prairie Film Festival, a weekend devoted to the screening of films featuring and created by Black individuals, takes place from Feb. 23 to 25 in Winnipeg.
As a teenager in 1970s Ohio, future cartoonist John Backderf struck up a friendship with future serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.
Attempting to discuss writer-director Ruben Östlund’s The Square in the arts and culture pages borders dangerously close on self-parody.
Winnipeg exists in an odd cultural space; we’re self-deprecating but have fierce hometown pride.
Birth of a Family, the documentary from director Tasha Hubbard, chronicles the first meeting of the four Adam siblings more than 50 years later.
Marie Clements’ The Road Forward bills itself as a “musical documentary” exploring the history of Indigenous activism in Canada.
Mattias Graham’s Gas Can is a seemingly simple short film.
Half Moon Market // Cold Specks // Pitaloosie Saila at the WAG // Holiday movies at the Park // Terra Botanica // New Constellations at WECC
Sonya Ballantyne is at the forefront of Winnipeg’s new wave of Indigenous cinema.
The Winnipeg film industry has been growing in recent years. In 2016, the film industry in Manitoba brought in $127 million in production, and Carole Vivier, CEO of Manitoba Film and Music says this year is anticipated to exceed $150 million.
Unarmed Verses is a miracle of a movie – the kind of minor masterpiece that makes clear why documentaries are reaching new heights of popularity.