Gimli International Film Festival 2022

What We've Pulled Off... So Far

Expired July 26, 2021 4:59 AM
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The Gimli Film Festival is proud to present our annual overview of the best in Manitoban cinema through our Manitoba Film Series. As Manitoba’s premiere film festival for emerging and established filmmakers alike, we work hard to provide local filmmakers a platform to showcase their work to a diverse and engaged audience. In 2021, GFF also celebrates the history of Manitoban cinema with a number of retrospective film titles, made right here in Manitoba!


Generously sponsored by the Manitoba Liquor Mart.

After the film, don't forget to rank the film using the 5 Stars found below the video container! The top-ranked film as chosen by our audience will win GFF's coveted Best of Fest Audience Choice Award, sponsored by the Winnipeg Free Press!

Manitoba master documentarian Kevin Nikkel explores the roots of filmmaking in his home province. Through the decades, we see the film and community that has given Winnipeg and Manitoba notoriety as the underground filmmaking hotbed of Canada. An archival documentary providing a survey of Manitoba’s cinematic family tree Nikkel's film showcases work that is rooted in persistence, resistance, and experimentation.

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    Kevin Nikkel