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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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Review: Diane

This review is provided by Faye Hellner & Marni Hellner from our Open Call for Film Critics & Writers! REVIEW: Diane dir. Kent Jones | United States | English | 2018 | 95 min | Fiction Through exquisite cinematography we experience the visually stunning somewhere-near-Massachusetts setting first hand, driving back and forth on country roads…

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Review: Hail Satan?

This review is provided by Elena Sturk Lussier from our Open Call for Film Critics & Writers! Follow her on Instagram at @elenasturklussier REVIEW: Hail Satan? dir. Penny Lane 2019 | United States | 95 min. If there is one film this year that will change the way you think about religion, it just might…

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Review: Midnight Family

This review is provided by Madeline Bogoch from our Open Call for Film Critics & Writers! REVIEW: Midnight Family dir. Luke Lorentzen 2019 | USA / Mexico | 90 mins | 14A In Mexico City there are only 45 government-run ambulances serving a population of 9 million. This bleak ratio, which is presented at the…

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Wendy Crewson

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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