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GFF 2016 - NUTS! - THURS JULY 21 10:00AM

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Gimli Unitarian Church - Aspire Theatre

76 Second Ave

Gimli, Manitoba R0C 1B0

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Documentary Films / RBC Beach Screenings / New Wave Docs - Boundary-Pushing Documentaries for the Cinephile

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"NUTS!" is the mostly-true story of John Romulus Brinkley, a Kansas doctor who in 1917 discovers that he can cure impotence by transplanting goat testicles into men. From there, the story only gets weirder.

"NUTS!" is a provocation to the status-quo of documentary storytelling. It uses an outlandish story as an opportunity to question how “truths” can be invented by crafty storytellers, and what responsibility nonfiction filmmakers have to reveal the tricks of their craft.

We recommend you line up in the ticket line 30 mins before screening. Please be seated 15 mins before start of film. We will fill all seats if you are a no show or late. Rush seating. At the theatre door, please present your ticket on your smart phone or print your ticket. Pass holders must present both GFF Pass and ticket AND THE NAME/PHOTO ON THE PASS AND TICKET MUST MATCH.

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