Enter the RBC Hottest Seats at the Drive-in Contest to win a VIP Drive-in experience!

THE RBC HOTTEST SEATS IN THE DRIVE IN CONTEST is your chance to enjoy GFF’s RBC Sunset Drive-in in style, with the best seats in the house! Enjoy the 30-ft tall Drive-In Screen from your front-row VIP parking spot! Plus, the 6 lucky winners and their passengers (household groups only) will also get a prize package with snacks from Love Local Manitoba, $50 of GFF Merch, plus a take home Gourmet Movie Night Popcorn set with a collapsible bowl, Pop N’ Wow kernels and seasonings – a total value of over $150! See the contest details below on How to Enter!!

How to Enter:

  1. Follow our Facebook or Instagram or Twitter profile
  2. Comment on our Facebook Post / Instagram Post / Tweet at us what RBC Sunset Drive-in film you want to see!
  3. Tag a friend you want to bring!

To enter multiple times, simply mention a different film and tag a different friend! (One entry per film only, for a total of 6 entries maximum)

It’s just that easy! Contest runs Friday, July 9 to Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

Winners will be announced on social media and contacted via DM on Thursday, July 15. One winner will be picked for each screening. There will be 6 contest winners in total!

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FILM LINEUP! | RBC Sunset Drive-In

Indian Road Trip

Wednesday, July 21 at 10 PM

dir. Allan Hopkins
2019 | Canada | 89 min
>> Full Details on GFF On Demand <<

A pair of cousins (Hank and Cody) are forced to drive a cranky elder (Hetta) across the reserve so she can make peace with her dying sister. It quickly becomes clear that a supernatural force is trying to halt the journey.

Golden Arm

Thursday, July 22 at 10 PM

dir. Maureen Bharoocha
2020 | United States| 93 min
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When her best friend, Danny, ropes her into taking her spot at the Women’s Arm Wrestling Championship, Melanie, who is a baker, must trade whisks for barbells to compete against the reigning champ for a chance at the grand prize.


Friday, July 23 at 10 PM

dir. Carlos López Estrada
2020 | United States | 99 min
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Over the course of a hot summer day in Los Angeles, the lives of 25 young Angelinos intersect. A modern love story, set during a summer on the Adriatic coast. An undeniable attraction unites Ale and Summer, two people from very different worlds.

Some Kind of Heaven

Saturday, July 24 at 10 PM

dir. Lance Oppenheim
2020 | United States | 83 min
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A Floridian garden of earthly delights and its discontents, Some Kind of Heaven explores life inside the manicured lawns of meticulously crafted suburban bliss offered by The Villages, the self-described “Disneyworld for Retirees.” 

Psycho Goreman

Saturday, July 24 at Midnight

dir. Steven Kostanski
2020 | Canada | 92 min
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Siblings Mimi and Luke unwittingly resurrect an ancient alien overlord. Using a magical amulet, they force the monster to obey their childish whims, and accidentally attract a rogues’ gallery of intergalactic assassins to small-town suburbia.

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Sunday, July 25 at 10 PM

dir. Irvin Kershner
1980 | United States | 124 min
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The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.

What is the RBC Sunset Drive-In?

Hop in the car and drive to Gimli, Manitoba for a special RBC Sunset Drive-In Theatre experience!

The RBC Sunset Drive-In Theatre runs for 5 nights – July 21-25 – with nightly 10 PM screenings! Pull up your car, turn up the radio, and tune in to a movie under the stars at the Gimli Film Festival this summer!

Audio will be broadcast via FM radio signal. Please ensure that you have access to a FM radio tuner either via your vehicle or via an external radio/boombox.

Your safety is our main concern! Although the RBC Sunset Drive-In Theatre is a contact-less event, GFF recognizes that extenuating circumstances could still force us to cancel this event. In this case, all ticket buyers would be refunded. We will continue to monitor the situation. The well-being of our community comes first and foremost in all our decisions.

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Date & Location

10pm nightly – Wed, July 21 to Sun, July 25
in Pavilion Park, Gimli, MB
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GFF will be hosting five nights of 10pm screenings from July 21 – 25. Screenings will take place at Pavilion Park in Gimli, Manitoba.

When attending the RBC Sunset Drive-In Theatre, please be sure:


  • Attendees must stay in or on their vehicles. If you must leave your vehicle for any reason, you must wear a mask and maintain physical distancing.
  • ALL members in your vehicle must be from the same household.
  • Your vehicle must have enough seatbelts to accommodate all passengers. Vehicles are limited to 6 people total (including drivers), however GFF recommends two passengers for an optimal viewing experience.
  • Please drive slowly, follow volunteer instructions and park where directed.
  • Washroom facilities are available on site.  If you are unsure of the location, please ask a volunteer.
  • Alcohol and drug use IS NOT permitted on the premises.
  • Gimli Pavilion Park playground is closed for the duration of the event.
  • In the event of cancellation due to COVID restrictions or weather, all tickets WILL be refunded electronically.
  • If you have questions about the event or ticketing, please email boxoffice@gimlifilm.com

COVID-19 Safety

GFF’sDrive-In Theatre is **tentative** and the public should stay informed about developments relating to it by subscribing to our eNewsletter for updates. The health and safety of our community is GFF’s number one priority above everything else this year. GFF is dedicated to providing a safe Drive-In Theatre that is contactless and follows all public health and COVID-19 safety measures. Be sure to follow our website, Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter for updates on our programming due to COVID-19.

For the most accurate and up-to-date information on the COVID situation in Manitoba, please see the Government of Manitoba’s COVID Information Page.

And please consider getting vaccinated so we can all enjoy the beach next summer!