2023 Visiting Artist

Aaron Zeghers  

Aaron Zeghers is a Canadian filmmaker, based in rural Manitoba.

Zeghers works primarily as an experimental and non-fiction filmmaker, utilizing found images and histories, analog formats and obsolete technologies. His form-bending documentaries and expanded cinema performances blend the formally experimental with the intimately personal.

Zeghers’ films have screened at festivals and venues around the world including International Film Festival RotterdamSheffield Doc/FestVancouver IFFAnn Arbor Film FestivalFestival du nouveau cinémaDOXA Film Festival, and New York’s Mono No Aware. Zeghers has also toured widely with his work, performing his expanded cinema work in Rotterdam, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland, Chicago, Vancouver, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Toronto and more.

As a film programmer, Zeghers is the founder of the Winnipeg Underground Film Festival and the former Festival Director for the Gimli Film Festival, Manitoba’s largest film festival.


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