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National Canadian Film Day

Celebrate National Canadian Film Day from the comfort of your couch on Wednesday, April 18! Classic Canadian films and The Filmmakers series are available to stream here on CBC!   Stay up-to-date with all of National Canadian Film Day’s events both online and across the country on their website or Facebook page!

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Gimli Film Festival 2018 Team

  As winter thaws, the Gimli Film Festival team is starting to assemble! On behalf of everyone at the Festival, I’m very excited to welcome a stellar core staff team for the coming season! We are so very excited to welcome a brand new film programmer in 2018! Vivian Belik is an ex-pat Winnipegger who […]

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Job Opportunities with the Gimli Film Festival

The Gimli Film Festival is hiring! Are you a hard-working leader that wants to gain an incredible experience working in the arts and culture sector?  Are you a self-motivated creative type that would love to spend summertime in cottage country working for the largest film festival in Manitoba? Then please consider applying for either of […]

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It’s time again to… Submit your film!!

The Gimli Film Festival is excited to announce that our annual call for film submissions is now OPEN!  Earlybird submission rates are in effect until the end of January, so act fast!  The 18th annual festival will take place in Gimli, Manitoba (just north of Winnipeg) from July 25th – 29th, 2018. In 2017, the Gimli […]

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GFF welcomes Aaron Zeghers as Festival Manager!

The Gimli Film Festival is proud to announce that Aaron Zeghers has been hired as our new full-time Festival Manager! As Festival Manager, Zeghers will slowly but surely taking over for our outgoing Festival Director Leona Johnson, who will be leaving the Gimli Film Festival after our 2018 festival to pursue a well-earned life of […]

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‘The Red & White’ Fundraiser Raises Over $3,000!

The Gimli Film Festival is ecstatic to have raised over $3000 at our 1st annual Red & White Fundraiser, and it’s all thanks to the amazing support of our fans and sponsors from Gimli and across Manitoba! The event took place in Gimli’s historic Johnson Hall on November 16th and included complimentary wine sampling, a […]

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GFF Red & White Fundraising event in 2017

The Red and White: A Fundraising Event

The glamour of the cinema and the magic of GFF come together in one unforgettable night for this wine tasting event! Join us for the first annual: The Red and White 7 pm – 11 pm, Saturday, November 18, 2017 Johnson Hall, Waterfront Centre, 94 First Ave, Gimli $50 Red carpet, 4 rounds of tapas […]

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GFF 2017 Raffle Winners

Winner of the Icelandair raffle (RM Gimli No. 2017-14): ticket #012 W. Johannson Winner of the WestJet “gift of flight” voucher (RM Gimli No. 2017-15): ticket #207 A. Gretchen Winners of the GFF $2 raffle (RM Gimli No. 2017-33): Prize #1   ticket #103 M. Derwin Prize #2   ticket #095 R. Fontaine Prize #3 […]

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GFF2017 Wraps with Stellar Overall Attendance

Gimli – July 30, 2017 – The 2017 Gimli Film Festival (GFF) wrapped up today after five full days of diverse and audience-friendly cinema. From July 26th – 30th GFF welcomed filmmakers and film fans to experience our 17th edition, featuring over 100 screenings, out-of-province guests, special events, unique industry and emerging talent programs, and […]

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