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Intimately sized theatre treats audiences to limited-run screenings of independent Canadian films and restored 35mm American classics

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  • $8 for a movie for two (up to a $16 value)
  • $27 for a pass valid for 10 movies (a $55 value)

Upcoming, limited-run screenings include a newly restored 35mm print of the 1957 thriller The Incredible Shrinking Man; a documentary on dance-punk band LCD Soundsystem's last concert, titled Shut Up and Play the Hits; and Passionflower, the debut film from Canadian writer-director Shelagh Carter. Click here for a full schedule.


For 30 years, Cinematheque, which is operated by The Winnipeg Film Group, has devoted itself to screening a wide variety of independent and international films while exposing audiences to local filmmakers and special events. The intimately sized theatre's vast programming includes restored 35mm classics, contemporary Canadian and aboriginal films, and films that demonstrate unique and innovative approaches to the art of cinema. During weekly and one-off presentations, special guests such as directors, actors, and scholars place selected works into context by explaining the director's intentions, the film's impact on other filmmakers, and why dogs were used on set instead of ottomans. Similarly, the ongoing Cinema Lounge: Critical Dialogue on Canadian Cinema series features Canadian artists introducing a contemporary or classic Canadian film that has personally shaped their career, thus encouraging a public debate about the film's importance and influence.

Customer Reviews

Keep up the great work!
Romeo R. · March 28, 2013
I love this theatre, and the movie I caught was great!
Shauna F. · March 1, 2013
I love it there!
Sara M. · January 26, 2013
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    Downtown Winnipeg

    100 Arthur St.

    Winnipeg, MB R3B 1H3


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