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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Rising Star – Sonya Ballantyne

Sonya Ballantyne is a Cree filmmaker and writer originally from Misipawistik Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba. With a father that liked to embellish tales of his life and a mother that loved movies of various genres, Sonya grew up with a wild imagination, a bizarre taste in movies, and a love of creating her own […]

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FemFest 2017: Coming of Age

Our 15th FemFest will run September 16-23! This year FemFest celebrates its 15th birthday and we are going all out! In 2003 Chicago was dominating film awards, George W. Bush was faced with protests due to the war in Iraq, America’s Next Top Model premiered on television and FemFest was launched. This year we celebrate […]

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Honouring Courage – Celebrating Diversity

An Evening of Ethiopian Dining and Storytelling Join us for a full course meal of traditional Ethiopian food followed by the story of Ali Saeed, fresh from his appearance at TEDx Winnipeg with his talk, “So Who Wants To Be A Refugee?” Ali is an award-winning human rights activist who shares his experience as a […]

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One Night Stand at Carol Shields Festival

On May 13th at 3:30pm, we will present our final One Night Stand of the season at Prairie Theatre Exchange’s The Carol Shields Festival of New Works! One Night Stand: FRINGE FRENZY! Instant Gratification. Immediate Results. Sarasvati Productions’ One Night Stand series gives playwrights the opportunity to test their work, while providing audiences a chance to […]

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