What’s your favourite Made-in-Manitoba film?

Gimli Film Fest wants you to reach out with your favourite Manitoba films! The Gimli Film Festival (GFF) has announced Hindsight 2020: A Made-in-Manitoba Film Retrospective will take place during the 20th annual Festival in July 2020. GFF is asking members of the general public to reach out with their suggestions for their favourite Manitoba movies! These cinematic…

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GFF Announces Funding for 11 Local Filmmakers

In celebration of 20 years of GFF and Manitoba’s 150th, 11 local filmmakers receive funding to reflect on Manitoba’s past, present and future. The Gimli Film Festival (GFF) announced today that they have commissioned 11 Manitoba filmmakers to make new films that celebrate, reflect upon and reconcile Manitoba’s history and collective identity!  The funding is just…

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Applications Open! The Future is Female* Winter Filmmaking Retreat

Applications for our NEW Future is Female* Winter Filmmaking Retreat are now open! The Future is Female* Winter Filmmaking Retreat will provide up to 10 applicants free transportation, accommodations and educational programming retreat from Winnipeg, MB to Gimli, MB for 3 days of inspiring and educational woman-driven film programming March 27th – 29th 2020. This mentorship…

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GFF welcomes Miranda Moroz to the team!

The Gimli Film Festival is excited to welcome Miranda Moroz to the GFF Team as we enter our 20th annual Festival, this July 22 to 26, 2020! Miranda – a filmmaker and the current Executive Director of the UWpg Film Festival – will be replacing Cleo Curtis as the Communications & Event Planning Manager.  Miranda joins our returning programming staff –…

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Submissions are OPEN for 20th Annual Gimli Film Festival!

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN! Earlybird Deadline : January 15, 2020 Regular Deadline : March 15, 2020 Final Deadline : April 15, 2020 Submissions for the 20th annual Gimli Film Festival – July 22 to 26, 2020 – are now open!  In an effort to support local creatives, the Festival has eliminated submission fees for all Manitoba-based filmmakers. The GFF…

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Icelandic Films Come to Winnipeg!

Gimli Film Festival supports… WAYWARD HEROES: MODERN ICELANDIC CINEMA The Gimli Film Festival is proud to be a sponsor of a new Icelandic Film Retrospective, running at the Winnipeg Cinematheque starting Thursday, Nov. 21st, 2019. Legendary TIFF programmer and writer Steve Gravestock is coming to Winnipeg for three days to launch his new book A…

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GFF Launches “The Manitoba Project”

The Gimli Film Festival announced today that it will celebrate its 20th anniversary by launching “The Manitoba Project”, a year-long special project focused on engaging Manitoba filmmakers and the general public by exploring the province’s history through the cinematic arts. GFF’s 20th anniversary coincides with Manitoba’s 150th celebration in 2020. Part of this project will…

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Top 10 GFF 2019

This is a list of the TOP 10 FILMS as chosen by the Gimli Film Festival’s audience in 2019!  Congratulations to all of the filmmakers listed below, and thank you dearly for contributing your work to this year’s Gimli Film Festival!  To browse all of the incredible films from GFF’s 2019 Line-up, also check out our…

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GFF 2019 Best of Fest – Audience Choice & Grand Jury Prize

GFF Audience Audience Choice: GFF pleased to present 2019’s Best of Fest – Audience Choice award presented by Outlet Collection Winnipeg to nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up (dir. Tasha Hubbard)! GFF film fans ranked this film the highest at this year’s Festival! The winner of this year’s Audience Choice Award was not only loved by GFF audiences, but…

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Penny Lane’s Masterclass – Rescheduled

Due to a delayed flight, Penny Lane’s Masterclass “Strategies of Appropriation” is delayed until Saturday. Penny was originally scheduled to present a Masterclass today on Friday at 7:30 p.m., but due to a delayed flight this event is now rescheduled for Saturday, July 27th at 2:00 p.m. at the same venue, Johnson Hall (5th Floor,…

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