Still Image from Under the Tree

Best of Fest is back at the Winnipeg Cinematheque this spring!

Get yourself back into the GFF Season with a recap of last year’s fest!

The Gimli Film Festival and the Winnipeg Cinematheque teamed up to present an encore screening of two of the best films from the 2018 Gimli Film Festival! You’ll want to add these screenings to your list this week.


Still image from Minding the Gap

Minding the Gap won the Festival’s coveted Best of Fest Award in 2018, for its emotionally bare and bluntly honest portrayal of domestic abuse in middle America. Minding the Gap was also nominated for Best Documentary at the 2019 Academy Awards.

Minding the Gap
Directed by Bing Liu
2018, USA, 93 min

Your chances to catch this film:

Wednesday, March 20 at 9 PM
Thursday, March 21 at 7 PM
Friday, March 22 at 9 PM
Sunday, March 24 at 5 PM

Guarantee your seat and purchase your tickets here!


Still image from Under the Tree

And, Under the Tree is a pristine example of the wry sense of dark Icelandic humour that GFF so often features in their Icelandic and Northern Lights Film Series.

Under the Tree
Directed by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson
2018, Iceland, 89 min | Icelandic with English subtitles

Your chances to catch this film:

Wednesday, March 20 at 7 PM
Saturday, March 23 at 5 PM and 9 PM

 

Purchase your tickets here!