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April 11, 2014

Jenn's Furry Friends Fundraiser l Jeanette Johns l haLf man haLf eLf l The Power Within: Indigenous Canadian Shorts

Please come to The Dog Loft, 245 Marion Street, to help raise money for Jenn's Furry Friends Rescue’s rising vet bills.

Anyone who comes in during April for a walk in nail trim ($10) or anyone taking part in our April day camp activities who gets a nail trim while they stay with us for the day ($5), 50% of the total will be donated to Jenn's.    Phone (204) 233-3828 or Email

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April 17 to May 26
Ace Art, 2-290 McDermot Avenue

Looking for Length
Jeanette Johns uses maps and perspective drawing to understand the infinite. She creates prints, sculptural and videos to convey her investigation into the fascination of landscape.

Perhaps our understanding of the cyclical path of our globe, gained through our experience of days and years is connected to our ability to imagine further than we can measure. 

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April 19 at 7:30 pm
Sam's Place, 159 Henderson Hwy

haLf man haLf eLf serves up some new, old, and borrowed - but not blue - songs.
The $5 cover goes to support the good works of the Mennonite Central Committee.
Join us for a cup of tea, a good book and some fine classical / new wave / folk fusion!

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April 24, 7:00 pm
Winnipeg Cinematheque, Main Floor - 100 Arthur Street

The Power Within: Indigenous Canadian Shorts Program
Curated by Michelle Latimer and imagineNATIVE
Introduced by Michelle Latimer with a Q&A

This collection of shorts from Indigenous visionaries across Canada challenge viewers with stories and perceptions that balance history and future.

L'Enfance Déracinée (Uprooted Generation)
dir. Réal Junior LeBlanc, 2013, Canada, 7 min
A young Innu returns to the scene of the Sept-Îles Residential School, to encourage healing in his community long haunted by ghosts of the past.

A Common Experience, dir. Shane Belcourt, 2013, Canada, 11 min
Playwright Yvette Nolan voices her personal experience in this intimate exploration of the multigenerational affects of Canada's Residential School system.

Snare, dir. Lisa Jackson, 2013, Canada, 3 min
A stunning piece that captures the brutality of violence against Indigenous women, yet celebrates hope for a future through advocacy and understanding.

Micta, dir. Élisa Moar, 2012, Canada, 2 min
The story of “The Little Prince” inspires a visual homage worthy of royalty.

Ruptura, dir. Alejandro Valbuena, 2013, Canada, 13 min
Cinematography and choreography come together to create a tale of love cracking under the strain of secrecy.

I Can't Remember, dir. Michelle Latimer, 2013, Canada, 4 min
One woman’s haunted past leads her to embark upon a journey towards freedom and acceptance.

Totem, dir. Travis Shilling, Canada, 4 min
A bird’s life is honoured in this delicate expression of remembrance and gratitude.

Sight, dir. Thirza Cuthand, 2012, Canada, 4 min
Sharpie markers on Super 8 tell the story of a family’s experience with mental illness and self-induced blindness.

Vessel, dir. Terril Calder, 2013, Canada, 4 min
A decaying body reflects the greed and desire of man in this meditation on violence.

Pilgrims, dir. Marie Clements, 2013, Canada, 7 min
A visceral poem that traverses the underworld to reveal one man’s unsettling journey to his last living moments.

Wakening, dir. Danis Goulet, 2013, Canada, 9 min
Cree warrior Weesagechak braves an apocalyptic war zone to find the ancient Weetigo and possibly end her people’s suffering and emancipation.

Inquiries: Daina Warren | Urban Shaman Gallery | Director | (204) 942-2674
Dave Barber | Cinematheque | Programming Coordinator | (204) 925-3456 ext 108

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