Showcasing 5 days (July ) of exceptional award-winning Manitoban, Canadian and international films in the town of Gimli, Manitoba. Film enthusiasts can view movies from the beach on a 35-foot screen that rises out of the water in one of the most scenic regions in Canada. Audiences can choose from over 80 features, shorts and documentaries at the indoor venues. Featuring Short Film Awards, industry sessions such as: workshops, panel discussions, master classes and a speaker series. A yearly program highlights films from the circumpolar nations and annual series showcases Manitoba filmmakers. Established and emerging filmmakers will enjoy relaxed networking events at lakeside venues with expansive views of Lake Winnipeg. Riveting entertainment, special guests, up and coming filmmakers, industry programming, parties and fun are all part of the Gimli Film Festival.