The Gimli Film Festival is widely recognized as the most successful film festival in Manitoba. Over the last sixteen years, our audience, sponsors and partners have supported and shaped the festival into what it is today.

We showcase fiction feature films, documentaries and short films from Manitoba, Canada and the world, that promise informative, fascinating and riveting entertainment.

The 2017 Gimli Film Festival will celebrate the 17th edition of GFF and continue to showcase the best new films from Canada’s and Manitoba’s most promising directors and an exceptional selection of features, documentaries and shorts from around the world.

Spread over 5 days, festival goers have the chance to experience:

Six indoor venues and the popular free on-the-beach screenings
Industry workshops and seminars
Over $10,000 awarded in pitch competitions & film competitions
Canadian and Manitoban Short Film Awards
Networking events