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Review: Firecrackers

These two reviews are provided by Lindsay Michiels and Kimya Armstrong from our Open Call for Film Critics & Writers!   REVIEW: Firecrackers dir. Jazmin Mozaffari 2018 | Canada | 93 min. Author: Lindsay Michiels Firecrackers, the stunning debut from Jasmin Mozaffari, plunges the audience into the less-than-perfect lives of Lou and Chantal, two girls on the…

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Wendy Crewson at GFF 2019!

We are very excited to welcome Wendy Crewson to the 2019 Gimli Film Festival!   Actress/Producer Wendy Crewson was raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba and attended Westwood Collegiate. She is best known for co-starring with Harrison Ford in Air Force One or appearing with Arnold Schwarzenegger in The 6th Day or even being one of Tom Hanks…

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Review: Jawline

This review is provided by Natasha Havrilenko from our Open Call for Film Critics & Writers! Find Natasha Havrilenko on LinkedIn. REVIEW: Jawline dir. Liza Mandelup | United States | 99 min *Director in attendance!!   The aptly named Jawline exposes the vanity and illusion that envelopes social media superstars, specifically Austyn Tester, a small-town teen trying…

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Part 2 | All the Best International Films

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Gimli Film Fest 2019 PART 2 | All the Best International Films by Festival Director Aaron Zeghers In Part 1 we discussed some of the incredible guests that GFF is bringing in from all around the World for this year’s Festival!  And in Part 2, we’re going…

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Film Review: There Are No Fakes

This review is provided by Natasha Havrilenko from our Open Call for Film Critics & Writers! Find Natasha Havrilenko on LinkedIn. REVIEW: There Are No Fakes  dir. Jamie Kastner 2018| Canada | 114 mins | PG *Director & Producer in attendance at GFF 2019! There Are No Fakes leaves no stone unturned as director/writer Jamie Kastner…

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Programmers’ Picks!! – David Knipe, Senior Film Programmer

Programmers’ Picks are back and we’re kicking off with Senior & Fiction Feature Film Programmer David Knipe. We’ll be sharing all four of our Programmers’ Picks so stay tuned and make sure to add these to your list! DIANE Diane features quite possibly the finest performance in an American film in recent memory. Mary Kay…

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Review: The Hottest August

This review is provided by Lauren Donnelly  from our Open Call for Film Critics & Writers! Follow Lauren at @actorlbd on Twitter. REVIEW: The Hottest August Dir. Brett Story 2019 | Canada/United States | 94 min. It’s August 2017. For a matter of minutes, a total solar eclipse brings daytime darkness to the United States. Hurricane…

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