GFF 2018 Lutheran Church - Audience outside of venue entering front door

Day 8 – 12 Days of Giving

Only four more days of the 12 Days of Giving and today we’re thanking our hometown heroes! The local community drives our Festival and we are so lucky to have so many community supporters on board. These sponsors are our theatre and special event hosts along with our venue partners. Thank you to the New…

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GFF 2018 - Beach Screen at dusk

Day 5 – 12 Days of Giving

Welcome to Day 5! We’ve already celebrated so many of our generous supporters and we’re not even half way through yet. Today, we celebrate our supporters of the Festival! This list of supporters touches every aspect of the Festival from hospitality to administration, without these sponsors we couldn’t grow into the largest rural film festival…

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GFF 2018 Beach Screening on Gimli Beach

Day 3- 12 Days of Giving

It’s Day 3 and we’re celebrating the amazing contributions from our major sponsors! These key players support all aspects of the Festival and directly contribute to creating a world-class film festival right here at home in Gimli! Their generous support ensures the Festival is accessible to our community by keeping ticket prices at $10. Without…

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National flags flying in the sky

Day 2 – 12 Days of Giving

Welcome back to Day 2 of GFF’s 12 Days of Giving! We’re ready to jump right in and thank our government funders! Thank you for believing in our vision and supporting the arts in Canada, Manitoba and in the local Gimli community. This year, we brought in 7 out-of-province filmmakers including five from Canada along…

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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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Tango Dancers at The Red & White Event 2017

‘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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