RBC SUNSET SCREENINGS ON THE BEACH!

10 PM | Wednesday, July 24 to Sunday, July 28

Join us for cult hits and classic flicks on the beach, every night at 10 pm! As always, our films are ABSOLUTELY FREE at the RBC Sunset Screenings on Gimli Beach.  Find the Beach Screen location on Google Maps!

Note: Rain venue is Dr.George Johnson Middle School, 53 Third Ave @ Keenora Dr.  Please watch the GFF website, and social media. Signs will also be posted at the beach and GFF box office by 8 pm if the screening is moved to the school.

 

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10 PM | WEDNESDAY, JULY 24 | CLUELESS  | PG | 1998 | 93 min.

10 PM | THURSDAY, JULY 25 | RUSHMORE | PG | 1998 | 93 min.

10 PM | FRIDAY, JULY 26 | MEAN GIRLS | PG | 2004 | 97 min

10 PM | SATURDAY, JULY 27 | SCHOOL OF ROCK | G | 2003 | 109 min

10 PM | SUNDAY, JULY 28 | THE BREAKFAST CLUB | PG | 1985 | 97 min

 

 


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7:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Friday, July 26 & Saturday, July 27

FREE | Gimli Beach, Before the RBC Sunset Screenings

Leading up to our nightly beach films, join us for FREE fun on the beach including interactive activities, large outdoor big games, free giveaways and a GFF table with 2019 merchandise & raffle tickets and more!  Find this location on Google Maps!

Friday, July 26 | 7:30 – 9:30 PM
Join us on the RBC Mobile Truck for unique virtual reality experiences created by the National Film Board of Canada and hosted by New Media Manitoba!

Saturday, July | 7:30 – 9:30 PM
Mama Cutsworth’s famous Family Dance Party is hitting the beach! Join us at the RBC Mobile Truck for an all-ages dance party along with a face-painter who will be providing cool designs for free!

 


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RBC $10,000 EMERGING FILMMAKER PITCH COMPETITION

10 am | Saturday, July 27 | FREE | Gimli Theatre, 72 Second Ave

Emerging MB-based filmmakers with an idea for a short dramatic film are invited to compete for $10,000 courtesy of RBC, in-kind services from William F. White International Inc. and mentorship from the National Screen Institute.

Join us Saturday morning as five finalists present their pitches to our jury, organized by On Screen Manitoba. The event kicks off at 10 am with the World Premiere of Palm House (Eternal Youth) by Erika Ulrich, our 2018 RBC Pitch Winners.

2019 Finalists:

ADELINE BIRD – Rooted In Magic
EVAN FRIESEN – Choppy Waters
ELI MATILDA RIDLEY – shakingwakingnightmare.
MATTHEW VAN GINKEL – First Session
RITVICK MEHRA – One

Read more here!

 


SPECIAL FOCUS: CINEMA OUTSIDE THE BOX!

This special focus for 2019 will explore cinematic work outside of traditional single-channel films by showcasing expanded cinema live performances, multi-media installations, and virtual reality projects at this year’s festival. Full info here!

INSTALLATIONS AROUND TOWN | CINEMA OUTSIDE THE BOX

Explore various locations around town during the Festival to catch additional cinematic installations from local and Canadian artists including Leslie Supnet, Mike Maryniuk, Damien Ferland & the National Film Board of Canada. Stop by the Following locations and see if you can spot the installed video & VR works:

• Flatland Coffee Roasters – 41 Centre Street

• Evergreen Basic Needs – 71 Fourth Avenue

• Robin’s Donuts Gimli – 10 Centre Street

• The Gimli Art Club – 3 Centre Street

• Ship and Plough Tavern – 42 Centre Street

• GFF Box Office – 73 First Avenue