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October 2009

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GOGOL BORDELLO: NON-STOP - Friday Oct. 2, 2009

02/10/2009 15:00

Big Smash!, Lo Pub and the Winnipeg Folk Fest bring you the Winnipeg Premiere of the new documentary about gypsy punks GOGOL BORDELLO, the night before the band hits the local stage at the Burton Cummings Theatre!

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JOHN PEEL DAY! Saturday Oct 10, 2009 - DJs all day, film at 6:30

10/10/2009 - 11/10/2009 10/10/2009 - 11/10/2009

CKUW and UMFM DJs come together in celebration of the late, great John Peel, playing his favourite tracks all day at Into the Music, followed by a screening of JOHN PEEL'S RECORD BOX.

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BLOODSHOTS CANADA 2009: The 48-Hour Horror Filmmaking Challenge - registration open!

22/10/2009 19:00 - 24/10/2009 19:00 22/10/2009 19:00 - 24/10/2009 19:00

Start brewing your coffee now, because the people who brought you Vancouver's CINEMUERTE FILM FESTIVAL (1999-2005) are getting set to bring you the 6th annual BloodShots 48-Hour Horror Filmmaking Contest - 25 Teams of filmmakers all fighting against the clock to make the best horror film they possibly can. Grand Prize $1000 as determined by genre megalith DAN O'BANNON (writer ALIEN + TOTAL RECALL, writer/director of punk-horror classic RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD)!

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R.E.M. THIS IS NOT A SHOW - Winnipeg Premiere Film Screening Sat Oct 24th!

24/10/2009

Join us for a sneak screening of French filmmakers Jeremiah and Vincent Moon's stylized portrait of R.E.M.'s unprecedented live rehearsal for their album 'Accelerate' at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin. The screening is at Into the Music on Saturday Oct 24th - It's an early show (6:30pm) and your $5 admission includes a free drink!

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CROPSEY - horrifying new documentary screens on Devil's Night! Oct 30, 2009

30/10/2009

Join us on Devil's Night for the Winnipeg Premiere of CROPSEY - a creepy documentary that explores how fact and fiction intersect in a real-life murder case in Staten Island, New York. Like many kids that grew up in the area, directors Joshua Zeman and Barbara Brancaccio were told the story of Cropsey, a lunatic child-killer that escaped from the Willowbrook Mental Institution. Cropsey was treated as just another urban myth until Jennifer Schweiger, a young girl with Down's syndrome, disappeared from her Staten Island home in 1987. After Jennifer's disappearance, three more kids -- all of whom suffered from a mental or physical disability -- also turned up missing.

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