TALES FROM THE WINNIPEG FILM GROUP

Part of Matchbox Cine’s Tales from Winnipeg series, also including CRIME WAVE and COWARDS BEND THE KNEE!

Home to maverick directors Guy Maddin, John Paizs, Matthew Rankin and many others, the Winnipeg Film Group has been the source of some of the most creative, inspiring movies to come out of North America for years. TALES FROM THE WINNIPEG FILM GROUP is the explosive story of how a stubborn band of independent filmmakers started a film co-operative that became the most highly respected film centre in Canada.

Directed by Dave Barber, Kevin Nikkel. Canada. 2017. 85 Minutes. Digital.

preceded by short film

WILL THE REAL DAVE BARBER PLEASE STAND UP?

In April of 2013 long time Winnipeg Cinematheque programmer Dave Barber was invited to receive the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal. It was a remarkable occasion. The awards ceremony was in a packed hall at the Legislative Building. Everything was going fine until…

Directed by Dave Barber. Canada. 2014. 4 Minutes. Digital.


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