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Day 11- 12 Days of Giving

On Day 11 (only one more day to go!) we thank the filmmakers. Thank you for sharing your work with us. We believe cinema has the power to inspire change. At the 2018 Festival, we were honoured to host Manitoba filmmakers as well as out-of-province filmmakers. This year, 63 Manitoba filmmakers attended the Festival! And special […]

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Day 4 – 12 Days of Giving

It’s Day 4 and it’s a special day to send out a heartfelt thanks to our local and national film community! The support from the industry fuels us and we are so lucky to showcase and celebrate Manitoba’s talent. It’s amazing to unite local production companies and national organizations for our Festival’s five days. Thank […]

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Submissions are now open!

The 19thannual Gimli Film Fest takes place from July 24thto 28th, and the annual open call is now open with submissions closing on April 15th.  However, filmmakers are encouraged to apply early when fees are lowest, before January 15th, 2019. Our programming team is once again looking for the best contemporary cinema from Manitoba, Canada […]

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Job Opportunities with the Gimli Film Festival

The Gimli Film Festival is hiring! Are you a hard-working leader that wants to gain an incredible experience working in the arts and culture sector?  Are you a self-motivated creative type that would love to spend summertime in cottage country working for the largest film festival in Manitoba? Then please consider applying for either of […]

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Festival Manager (now, Festival Director) Aaron Zeghers

GFF welcomes Aaron Zeghers as Festival Manager!

The Gimli Film Festival is proud to announce that Aaron Zeghers has been hired as our new full-time Festival Manager! As Festival Manager, Zeghers will slowly but surely taking over for our outgoing Festival Director Leona Johnson, who will be leaving the Gimli Film Festival after our 2018 festival to pursue a well-earned life of […]

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‘The Red & White’ Fundraiser Raises Over $3,000!

The Gimli Film Festival is ecstatic to have raised over $3000 at our 1st annual Red & White Fundraiser, and it’s all thanks to the amazing support of our fans and sponsors from Gimli and across Manitoba! The event took place in Gimli’s historic Johnson Hall on November 16th and included complimentary wine sampling, a […]

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