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MY WINNIPEG (2007) Canadian Cinema Film Talk Series

Tickets: Free

Director: Guy Maddin
Starring: Darcy Fehr, Ann Savage, Louis Negin, Amy Stewart, Brendan Cade, and Wesley Cade

  • Roger Ebert named MY WINNIPEG the tenth best film of the decade

  • In 2015, the Toronto International Film Festival placed MY WINNIPEG in the Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time

  • Toronto Film Critics Association Best Canadian Film

With MY WINNIPEG, iconoclastic filmmaker Guy Maddin continues in the freewheeling, genre-bending tradition that has made him one of Canada’s most consistently intriguing and internationally respected artists. MY WINNIPEG is a documentary (or docu-fantasia, as he describes it) about his hometown. Equal parts mystical rumination and personal history, city chronicle and deranged post-Freudian proletarian fantasy, MY WINNIPEG – which is framed as a goodbye letter – blends local myth with childhood trauma. A deliriously layered provocation, MY WINNIPEG is outrageous, informative and wildly entertaining.


Watch MY WINNIPEG on Kanopy Register for the Zoom Film Talk June 14 at 8:00 pm