Best International LGBTTQ* Commercial: 2017 Edition
May
26
7:00pm 7:00pm

Best International LGBTTQ* Commercial: 2017 Edition

Eventbrite - Best International LGBTTQ* International Commercials: 2017 Edition

The annual fundraiser for Winnipeg's LGBTTQ* Film Festival has returned with a brand new lineup of commercials and it's better than ever!  We're kicking off Winnipeg Pride Week with REEL PRIDE!

2 SCREENINGS: 7PM & 9PM

NEW LOCATION! The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne St

This year's best commercials from around the world will make you laugh, make you think, and maybe pull your heartstrings.  Don't miss this fun evening that highlights the queer community through the art of advertising.

Tickets: $10.00

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Major!
Oct
16
7:00pm 7:00pm

Major!

Directed by Annalise Ophelian | USA | 2015 | 95 min

Documentary

BUY TICKETS - This film has been rated 14A - Language may offend

MAJOR! explores the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a formerly incarcerated Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of colour for over 40 years. Miss Major is a veteran of the Stonewall Rebellion and a survivor of Attica State Prison, a former sex worker, an elder, and a community leader and human rights activist. She is simply “Mama” to many in her community...

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Real Boy
Oct
16
4:00pm 4:00pm

Real Boy

Directed by Shaleece Haas | USA | 2016 | 72 min

Documentary

BUY TICKETS - This film has been rated PG - Not recommended for young children, language may offend

The coming-of-age story of Bennett Wallace, a transgender teenager on a journey to find his voice-as a musician, a friend, a son, and a man. As he navigates the ups and downs of young adulthood, Bennett works to gain the love and support of his mother, who has deep misgivings about her child’s transition...

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Hurricane Bianca
Oct
15
to Oct 16

Hurricane Bianca

Directed by Matt Kugelman | USA | 2016 | 85 Min

Comedy

BUY TICKETS - This film has been rated 14A

A New York teacher moves to a small town in Texas, gets fired for being gay, returns disguised as a mean “lady” to get revenge on the people who were nasty to him. It’s Tootsie meets Revenge of the Nerds, or Mrs. Doubtfire for the Jackass generation...

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RBC Gala
Oct
15
9:00pm 9:00pm

RBC Gala

Join us after the film Other People for the RBC Gala. Enjoy a complementary drink and food provided by RBC Royal Bank and cake from Chocolate Zen Bakery. We are also excited to announce our 2016 Festival Award Winners.

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Other People
Oct
15
7:00pm 7:00pm

Other People

Directed by Chris Kelly | USA | 2016 | 96 min

Drama

BUY TICKETS - This film has been rated 14A - Coarse Language

David (Jesse Plemons), a struggling comedy writer fresh from a breakup with his boyfriend, moves from New York City back to his childhood home in Sacramento to help his sick mother, Joanne (Molly Shannon). David attempts to breach an impasse with his emotionally distant dad (Bradley Whitford), who still can’t bring himself to accept or even talk about David’s sexuality. But things aren’t what they used to be, because David isn’t who he once was and neither is anyone else...

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Same Difference
Oct
15
4:00pm 4:00pm

Same Difference

Directed by Nneka Onuorah | USA | 2015 | 78 min

Documentary

BUY TICKETS - This film has been rated PG - Not recommended for young children, disturbing content

Same Difference is a feature-length documentary that presents the lives of two adolescent boys who identify as gay from a young age. Graeme Taylor, now 18 and off to college, grows up and goes to school in a supporting environment that allows him to thrive. Justin was just one of nine teens that took their lives while attending the Anoka-Hennepin School District between 2009-2011...

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SEE THE WORLD, FEED YOUR MIND: ANIMATED SHORTS
Oct
15
1:30pm 1:30pm

SEE THE WORLD, FEED YOUR MIND: ANIMATED SHORTS

FROM CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL SEATTLE 2016 | 66 MINUTES

FREE TICKETS - This film has been rated G

Zip around the world with this baker’s dozen of high-energy, high-imagination animated shorts. You’ll be dazzled by the light, colour and storytelling in this vibrant celebration of creativity. Meet the world’s tidiest mouse, see sushi come to life, fly high in the sky with a flock of birds, watch out for trouble in a wacky barnyard, make music with a jazzy octopus, and see how kindness can change the day.

This is a FREE event for the entire family.

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Paris 05:59 [Théo et Hugo dans la même bateau]
Oct
14
to Oct 16

Paris 05:59 [Théo et Hugo dans la même bateau]

Directed by Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau | France | 2016 | 97 min

Drama Romance

BUY TICKETS - This film has been rated R -  Explicit sexual content

Théo and Hugo meet each other in a Paris sex club. After an instantaneous special connection, they meet outside the club where they realize they don’t want to part. But their romantic wander through the deserted streets of Paris comes to a screeching halt when one of them recounts a mistake made at the club. Is their connection over? Can they recover the magic moment of just a short time ago?

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Kiss Me Kill Me
Oct
14
9:00pm 9:00pm

Kiss Me Kill Me

Directed by Casper Andreas | USA | 2015 | 100 min.

Drama

BUY TICKETS - This film has been rated 14A - Violence, Coarse Language

Kiss Me, Kill Me is a sexy gay thriller. Dusty (As the World Turns four-time Emmy nominee Van Hansis) blacks out while confronting his cheating boyfriend Stephen, (Queer as Folk gay icon Gale Harold). When Dusty comes to, Stephen was murdered and he’s the prime suspect...

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Women Who Kill
Oct
14
7:00pm 7:00pm

Women Who Kill

Directed by Ingrid Jungermann | USA | 2016 | 91 Min

Comedy

BUY TICKETS - This film has been rated 14A - Coarse language

Morgan (Jungermann) and Jean (Ann Carr) work well together as hosts of their semi-famous true crime podcast because they didn’t work, at all, as a couple. When Morgan strikes up a relationship with the mysterious Simone (Sheila Vand, importing substantial menace from her breakout role in A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night) their professional interest boils over into a cycle of suspicion, paranoia, and fear...

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Front Cover
Oct
13
9:00pm 9:00pm

Front Cover

Directed by Ray Yeung | USA | 2015 | 87 Min

Romantic Comedy

BUY TICKETS - This film has been rated 14A - Coarse Language

Front Cover is about a gay New York City fashion stylist, Ryan, who detests and rejects his Asian upbringing. He is given an assignment to style Ning, a foreign actor, for an important photo shoot. After a rocky start, an unlikely friendship develops between them leading Ryan to examine his identity and make a major decision about an enticing new path for his life and career. 

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Thursday Night is Date Night! Bring a date and get two admissions for only $10. Use discount code “datenight” to buy your tickets online.

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Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things
Oct
13
7:00pm 7:00pm

Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things

Directed by Mark Kenneth Woods and Michael Yerxa | Canada | 2016 | 71 min

Documentary

BUY TICKETS - This film has been rated PG

As a small group in Nunavut, Canada prepare for a seminal LGBTTQ* Pride celebration in the Arctic, the film explores how colonization and religion have shamed and erased traditional Inuit beliefs about sexuality and family structure and how, 60 years later, a new generation of Inuit are actively “unshaming” their past...

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13th Annual Canadian LGBTTQ* Short Films Competition
Oct
12
7:00pm 7:00pm

13th Annual Canadian LGBTTQ* Short Films Competition

BUY TICKETS - This film has been rated 14A

Reel Pride is excited to once again be hosting the 13th Annual Canadian LGBTTQ* Short Films Competition.

The competition features short films (not exceeding 30 minutes in length) that have a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit and/or a queer aspect to them.  This expression can come in many formats ranging from theme or content to the background of the filmmaker. 

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Shared Rooms
Oct
11
9:00pm 9:00pm

Shared Rooms

Directed by Rob Williams | USA | 2016 | 75 min

Comedy Romance

BUY TICKETS - This film has been rated 18A - Nudity, sexual content

Shared Rooms explores the meaning of home and family through three interrelated stories of gay men finding connections during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day - a married couple who take in a teenage relative who was kicked out of his home after his parents discovered he was gay…

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Me, Myself and Her [Io e Lei]
Oct
11
7:00pm 7:00pm

Me, Myself and Her [Io e Lei]

Directed by Maria Sole Tognazzi | Italy | 2015 | 102 min

Comedy Romance

BUY TICKETS - This film has been rated PG - Not recommended for young children, coarse language

Marina and Federica have been together for five years now, they share the same apartment, bed, face cream, they laugh, they fight, but even so sometimes they are not sure if they’re a couple or not....

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Desert Migration
Sep
24
7:00pm 7:00pm

Desert Migration

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Directed by Daniel F. Cardone | USA | 2015 | 80 min

Documentary

BUY TICKETS - This film has been rated 14A - Language may offend

Saved by the introduction of protease inhibitors in the mid-1990s, many HIV positive men needed to rebuild the lives they thought they’d never be able to live. In an effort to reach equilibrium with the virus inside them, some migrated to Southern California’s Palm Springs in the hope of finding...

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