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Winnipeg Film Group members speak!

Guy Maddin may be one of Canada's best-known unknown filmmakers. From his early, improbable success with "Tales From the Gimli Hospital," the director has relied on near-extinct film techniques to convey both a heavy dose of melodrama and a sly sense of humour. Maddin now works with international stars, but his humble origins are with the Winnipeg Film Group — a filmmakers' co-op that, over 30 years, has brought global acclaim to many Manitoba moviemakers.

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Guy Maddin, Greg Klymkiw and John Paizs talk about their start in the Winnipeg Film Group.

Medium: Radio
Program: Prime Time
Broadcast Date: Feb. 5, 1991
Guest(s): Guy Maddin, Greg Klymkiw, John Paizs
Host: Geoff Pevere
Duration: 15:10

Last updated: July 6, 2012

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