Ellice Theatre | Nov 23 - 1:00pm
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 | Nov 21 - 8:00am
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...
82 George Ave | Nov 20 - 8:30pm
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...
82 George Ave | Nov 20 - 7:00pm-9:00pm
Screening of short films from Manitoba Filmmakers. Short film list TBA.
ABFI/WECC | Nov 19 - 9:30am-3:30pm
Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival (WAFF)
Youth Education Day Program
November 19, 2014
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...
Ellice Theatre & Cafe (Adam Beach Film Institute) | TBA
Opening Night Guest – From Drunktown’s Finest - Jeremiah Bitsui, Native American actor, best known for his portrayal of Victor in the AMC series Breaking Bad. He started his career at the age of five as Mickey in the Japanese film Mickey’s House. He appeared in the 1994 film Natural Born Killers and the 2005 film A Thousand Roads.
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.