Key Screenings

Mr. Soul – Missing and Murdered Screening + ...

Office of Indigenous Achievement 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.. U of M screening Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge FREE film screenings and discussion Mr. Soul – A serial killer preys on prostitutes from the mean streets of a small, mid-west city as the police turn a blind eye. With an insatiable sexual appetite, the killer brutalizes his victims …Written and Directed by Jeremy Torrie of WAFF. Exploitation A poem written and performed by Tyra Cox. Director Luther Alexander Panel Discussion with Jo Seenie and Guest Jo has been volunteering for over 6 years in different searches, for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls;...

Honouring the Elders...

Elders are invited to attend a FREE WAFF screening of the film Charlie’s Country, at the new Adam Beach Film Institute, formerly the Ellice Theatre. Living in a remote Aboriginal community in the northern part of Australia, Charlie (David Gulpilil) is a warrior past his prime. As the...

Bar Italia WAFF Cafe...

Join WAFF and Bar Italia for morning coffee and FREE screening of WAFF staff short film picks. Coffee, latte, cappuccino, americano or tea, on WAFF for the first 60 customers through the door! Some of the best coffee in town. Welcoming, neighbourhood, environment. Start your day with us and...

MTS Stories From Home And WAFF – $20,000 PIT...

For Immediate Release: Media Advisory – MTS STORIES FROM HOME and THE WINNIPEG ABORIGINAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE $20,000 PITCH PRIZE (Winnipeg, MB) – October 22, 2014 – Canada’s premiere Indigenous Film Festival will host a live pitch contest on Thursday, November 20 at the Adam Beach Film Institute (The former Ellice Theatre-587 Ellice) during the Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival (WAFF). First-time and rural filmmakers are encouraged to apply for a chance to win a $20,000 broadcast license from MTS Stories from Home. This new addition to WAFF will be held on Manitoba Filmmakers Night following the showcase of the latest Manitoba...

Manitoba Filmmakers ...

Screening of short films from Manitoba Filmmakers. Short film list TBA.

Youth Education Day

Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival (WAFF) Youth Education Day Program November 19, 2014 9am-3pm The FREE 2014, WAFF Youth Education Day will screen thought provoking films, followed by discussion, at The Ellice Theatre, at 587 Ellice Avenue and offer workshops, across the steet, at The West End...

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2014 Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival

Drunktown’s Finest

Directed by Sydney Freeland
95 min, 2014, USA

Three young Native Americans – an adopted Christian girl, a rebellious father-to-be, and a promiscuous transsexual – strive to escape the hardships of life on an Indian reservation.

Stars Jerimiah Bitsui (Breaking Bad, Natural Born Killers), who is also the keynote speaker at WAFF.