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February 28, 2013

Carol Wincenc & Leonard Yakir: The Ruby Concerts l Aymee Tuckett: Hell on Heels


The Ruby Concerts, dir. Leonard Yakir, 2013, US, 60 min
March 8, 7:00 PM 
Cinematheque, 100 Arthur St. 
WSO Box Office, 555 Main Street
Winnipeg: 204.949.3999
Brandon: 204.725.1165 (toll free)

Carol Wincenc is one of the most respected and acclaimed flutists performing today. She appears with orchestras worldwide and has premiered works written for her by numerous prominent composers. During the 2010 concert season she celebrated 40 years of performing in New York.  This film is an in-depth look at what makes a great classical musician and her history and insights.  

Former Winnipeg filmmaker Leonard Yakir is an important figure in the early days of the Winnipeg filmmaking community. 
In addition to his great portrait film about Ray LeClaire, Main Street Soldier, he also created a key film in the early days of feature filmmaking in Winnipeg, The Mourning Suit and was the writer/producer of the cult film Out of The Blue directed by Dennis Hopper and starring Linda Manz (Days of Heaven).

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Hell on Heels Documentary Screening & Panel
March 7, 7:00 pm
Winnipeg Free Press News Café, 237 McDermot Avenue

Appetizers: 7 p.m.
Screening & Panel: 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $15
For tickets email Aymee Tuckett or call 204.996.6289

Hell on Heels iexplores the health problems that result from wearing high heeled shoes. 
It focuses on mandatory heel height policies for female workers in restaurants, and why government needs to develop legislation to protect female workers. 

A panel discussion and Q&A will follow.
Panelists:
Dr. Shannon Sampert - Department of Politics, U of W
Dr. Glen Bergeron PhD CAT© - Kinesiology and Applied Health, U of W
Amy Tuckett - Filmmaker and Remedial Massage Therapist
Hannah Pratt - Former Earls Employee 
   and current Communications Coordinator for The Winnipeg Humane Society

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