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Will The Real Dave Barber Please Stand Up? & Tales from the Winnipeg Film Group

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All profits from the rentals of this program will go to The Dave Barber Memorial Fund, a new fund designed to support Manitoban filmmakers in honour of our dear friend and coworker, Dave Barber who tragically passed away in July 2021.


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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. Packed with rare archival footage, dynamic film excerpts, and hilarious interviews this documentary traces the history of the legendary Winnipeg Film Group. Often mired in controversy the Winnipeg Film Group is acclaimed at film festivals around the world for subversive, original filmmaking.

  • Year
    2017
  • Runtime
    80 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    Canada
  • Director
    Kevin Nikkel, Dave Barber