2018 Gimli Film Festival and OSM Member screenings

July 25, 2018July 29, 2018

2018 Gimli Film Festival and OSM Member screenings


The 18th Gimli Film Festival will kick off on July 25th and run until the 29th in Gimli, Manitoba. The 2018 Festival will host 6 world premieres, 5 Canadian premieres, 10 Western Canadian premieres and 21 Manitoba premieres through 8 distinct film series. 46% of this year’s program is comprised of films written or directed by women.

24 OSM members have films accepted into this year’s Gimli Film Festival. See the listing and links to each film and screening.

Short Films

A Mother’s Love Dir. Jenny Ng-Turner
As We Are –  Dir. Julie Epp
Bush Pilot: Reflections on a Canadian Myth – Dir. Norma Bailey, Bob Lower  
Echoes in the Ice – Dir. BJ Verot
Grain Elevator – Dir. Charles Konowal 
The Heart of the World – Dir. Guy Maddin
If It Ain’t Got  Dir. Nicola Baldwin, Miles S. Crossman (RBC $10,000 Emerging Filmmaker Competition winners)
Laundry Day   Dir. JJ Neepin
Nose and Tina – Dir. Norma Bailey
Nosisim – Dir. Sonya Ballantyne
Saving Grace – Dir. Bisong Taiwo
The Spider – Dir. Roger Boyer
Surfacing – Dir. Trevor Kristjanson
Waabishki-ma’iingan – A White Wolf  Dir. Ryan Wilson
Zaasaakwe – Dir. Madison Thomas


Feature Films

Archangel  Dir. Guy Maddin
Aboard the Namao – Dir. Cam Patterson
A Song For John Ramsay – Dir. Andy Blicq
Bachman – Dir. John Barnard, Prod. Farpoint Films
Before Anything You Say – Dir. Shelagh Carter
Big Drive – Dir. Anita Lebeau
Fat Chance  Dir. Jeff McKay
From Seed to Seed – Dir. Katharina Stieffenhofer
Tales from the Winnipeg Film Group – Dir. by Kevin Nikkel, Dave Barber


Click here for the complete film lineup and schedule.


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