Posts Tagged ‘Winnipeg’


Redemption on the Red: this river


Updated August 7, 2016 Tina Fontaine was last seen alive in Winnipeg on August 9, 2014. Eight days later her body was pulled from the muddy waters of the Red River, her life cut short at the age of 15. Her death has raised new levels of awareness about the growing numbers of missing and


Here At Home: An Interactive Window into a Radical Canadian Experiment


Most of us living in cities routinely cross paths with the homeless. Faced with their hardship, we can’t help but wonder: Who are these people? How did they end up on the street? And more importantly, what would they need to get back on their feet? Enter Here At Home, our new web doc about

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Focus on the Prairies: The West TV Series


The story behind the West television series.


John Law and the Mississippi Bubble: The Madness of Crowds


When most people think about Richard Condie’s films, his classic Oscar-nominated short The Big Snit (1985) immediately springs to mind. While I agree that it is brilliant, I prefer his earlier film John Law and the Mississippi Bubble, released in 1979. I love the way it combines Condie’s zany animation with an incredible history lesson.


Anita Lebeau’s Big Drive to screen in Winnipeg and Vancouver this spring


When I was a kid and my parents would take us on road trips to visit with my cousins, down in the States, my brother and I would always get into the worse fights. Between the are-we-there-yet’s and the mommy-I-gotta-pee’s, being stuck in the back of a car with my brother was the fastest way


NFB Tour – Winnipeg


To prevent us from having to change the name of this blog to “Carolyne’s Films and Foods”, I’m going to go ahead and not tell you about what I had for lunch in Winnipeg. Ha! I will say it involved minestrone, but that’s about it. (OK it was delicious and had chunks of squash and


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