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Biography: Films by Prairie Women Filmmakers

Canadian cinema has a short memory of itself, and perhaps an even shorter memory of the women filmmakers working in its midst. This may be most especially true on the prairies, where a crop of independent women filmmakers has been working for a decade or more, often receiving little attention outside of their home provinces and frequently even less within them.

The WFG’s First Decade in a New Century

A film producer stopped me on the street in 2010 and told me he was interested in making a documentary on the Winnipeg Film Group – he wondered what I thought of the idea. Ambitious, I told him, because for every filmmaker in the city, there is a different Film Group, and each of these versions of reality is true, even if it is in direct opposition to other versions.