Farpoint Films’ Room For Rent wins at Chicago Comedy Film Festival

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Awards for best feature and best actress in a feature for lead Stephnie Weir.

Penny McCann contributes to new Ottawa Art Gallery book celebrating art from Ottawa-Gatineau region

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The book is a companion catalogue to OAG’s upcoming exhibition of the same name.

New documentary Fostering Hope from Liam Brennan, Chris McIvor in production

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Focuses on the issue of stray dogs in Northern Manitoba reserves and follows K9 Advocates Jasmine Colucci and Dave Brooker.

Jordan Canning’s Suck it Up opens theatrically in Canada on December 1

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The film opens December 1 at Carlton Cinema in Toronto and Landmark Cinemas in Ottawa, Whitby, Winnipeg and Calgary for a week-long run.

Frederick Kroetsch’s doc Beneath the Surface screens at Festival Inclús in Barcelona

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The film follows Daniel Ennett as he attempts to become the first scuba-certified quadruple amputee.

Tasha Hubbard’s Birth of a Family airs on CBC, November 19

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In the film, three sisters and a brother, adopted as infants into separate families across North America, meet for the first time.

Brianne Nord-Stewart’s web series The Dangers of Online Dating launches November 23

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In the series a sexual health nurse challenges her fears of STIs and relationships by online dating.

11 films from 18 NSI grads at the 2017 Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Fest

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Including two CBC New Indigenous Voices shorts, Forgotten (pictured) and Bank Statement.

The Breadwinner opens theatrically in US and Canada, launches storytelling campaign

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Produced by NSI grad Anthony Leo and exec produced by Angelina Jolie.

How to Buy a Baby from Lauren Corber, Molly McGlynn launches on CBC Comedy, November 13

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The web series follows couple Jane and Charlie Levy as they struggle through infertility treatments.

Rodney Contois, Frances Koncan featured on CBC Manitoba Future 40 list

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CBC Manitoba Future 40 showcases some of the province’s next generation of bright minds, builders and change-makers.

Indictment: The Crimes of Shelly Chartier by Lisa Jackson, Shane Belcourt now available to watch on CBC Docs POV

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The award-winning doc recently screened at imagineNATIVE.