Manitoba Movie Night #4 – FM YOUTH


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GFF is launching a new monthly movie series Manitoba Movie Night, which will be available online for free every month! This series of classic Manitoba-made movies will screen on GFF’s website on the 20th of each month, in celebration of GFF’s 20th anniversary, and Manitoba’s 150th anniversary in 2020. Generously sponsored by Donald K. Johnson.



Thanks for tuning in!  The show starts on Sunday, September 20 at 7PM CDT!   

Q&A with Filmmaker Stéphane Oystryk to follow at 8:30 PM CDT.



7pm CDT | Sun, September 20, 2020


Followed by a Q & A with director Stéphane Oystryk

FM YOUTH by Stéphane Oystryk.

Release date: 2014

Running time: 90min

Saint-Boniface, the French Quarter of Winnipeg, where everyone knows each other, the rumor mills work overtime, young people can’t figure out where they belong and French mixes with English. Natasha and Charlotte have big dreams. Tomorrow, they’re leaving their little Western Canadian francophone community for the great metropolis of Montreal. It’s a tough pill to swallow for their best friend Alexis. Tonight, the trio parties one last time in their neighborhood. FM Youth is a look at being young and French in Western Canada.


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Stéphane Oystryk is a filmmaker and writer from St-Boniface. He completed his first feature film FM Youth in 2014 which depicts young Franco-manitobans embracing their culture and language in the heart of Winnipeg’s French neighbourhood.

**Upcoming Screening Schedule**

October 20 – The One-Take Super 8 Films of Gwen Trutnau

November 20 – Black Field, dir. Danishka Esterhazy

December 20 – Careful, dir. Guy Maddin

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