GFF 2018 - Manitoba Shorts In Competition Filmmakers

Day 4 – 12 Days of Giving

It’s Day 4 and it’s a special day to send out a heartfelt thanks to our local and national film community! The support from the industry fuels us and we are so lucky to showcase and celebrate Manitoba’s talent. It’s amazing to unite local production companies and national organizations for our Festival’s five days. Thank […]

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GFF 2018 Beach Screening on Gimli Beach

Day 3- 12 Days of Giving

It’s Day 3 and we’re celebrating the amazing contributions from our major sponsors! These key players support all aspects of the Festival and directly contribute to creating a world-class film festival right here at home in Gimli! Their generous support ensures the Festival is accessible to our community by keeping ticket prices at $10. Without […]

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Day 2 – 12 Days of Giving

Welcome back to Day 2 of GFF’s 12 Days of Giving! We’re ready to jump right in and thank our government funders! Thank you for believing in our vision and supporting the arts in Canada, Manitoba and in the local Gimli community. This year, we brought in 7 out-of-province filmmakers including five from Canada along […]

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Audience at Gimli Theatre

Happy 12 Days of Giving! – Day 1

Tis’ the season to give thanks and we have a lot to be thankful for! Today, we’re launching GFF’s 12 Days of Giving to highlight the generous contributions of our sponsors, supporters, film fans and volunteers. On Day 1, we’re highlight the amazing foundations that support GFF! The 2018 Festival was a record-breaking year for us […]

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Submissions are now open!

The 19thannual Gimli Film Fest takes place from July 24thto 28th, and the annual open call is now open with submissions closing on April 15th.  However, filmmakers are encouraged to apply early when fees are lowest, before January 15th, 2019. Our programming team is once again looking for the best contemporary cinema from Manitoba, Canada […]

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Thank you!

Thank you to all of our supporters, sponsors, volunteers and ticket-holders for making the first-ever Gimli Wine Festival a success!   We would like to thank Liquor Mart and the Interlake Tourism Association for presenting the event.   Special thanks to our local food sponsors who provided us with delicious treats including Arborg Bakery, Ship […]

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GFF Beach Screen on Gimli Beach in early evening

2018 Survey

Take our 2018 GFF survey and let us know about your experience at the festival! By entering the survey, you will be entered to win a 2019 GFF Super Pass! Survey runs from the opening day (July 25) until August 30.   Click this link to take part in the survey.  

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GFF 2018 – What to check out on the last day!

It’s the last day of the Gimli Film Festival and we are sad to see it go, but we wouldn’t want to close it out any other way than with a fantastic lineup. Here is what’s happening today:   At 10 am we have a screening of the dark Icelandic comedy Under the Tree at the Gimli […]

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Films fans enjoy GFF 2018's Rock and Roll Movie Night

Ten things to take in on Saturday!

It’s are second last day of the Gimli Film Festival and if your anything like us your trying to get as much in as you can! Here are our top ten things you can check out today:   1. Check out the RBC $10,000 Emerging Filmmaker Competition at 10 am. To kick it off last […]

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