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Films about a son’s addiction, the continuing assault on...
Shave and a haircut => ragout!
Your numerology cycles October 16–31
Three films of big journeys: to the moon, to a seedy motel...
VIFF picks: Fun with the Italian Mafia, tension with Ben...
VIFF picks to start a new week, from Italy, Poland and, an...
The road to hell: B.C. will struggle to meet its emissions...
A Star is Born, a triumph, The Sisters Brothers, Canadian-...
More VIFF recommendations: a Haida tale, sailing with...
"Transfigured Light" -- spine-tingling
VIFF chinoiserie: Taiwan island fever, mainland navel-gazing
Taiwan's Hsiao Ya-chuan upholds Hou Hsiao-hsien lineage; PRC documentarian world-premieres her narrative film debut; director-producer duo Nai An and Yang Mingming co-star in feminist tragicomedy
Oct 1st, 2018
A dog lover’s cinematic delight, Spielberg’s dip back into the 1980s and another expose of a financial racket
Also the emotional life story of a BC slam poet, and three new films from France (one about the country our peacekeepers are going to)
Mar 29th, 2018
Quebec Film and Television Commission returns to the American Film Market
After choosing to not attend the American Film Market in 2016, the QFTC (Quebec Film and Television Commission) is now preparing to follow tradition and maintain a booth at the AFM once again in...
Oct 16th, 2017
"Yangtze Landscape" -- dystopian downside of 'Chinese miracle' @ VIFF in gorgeous B+W
Oct 13th, 2017
A rising tide that swamps all boats
VIFF screens "Human Flow," Ai Weiwei's pilgrimage on the long refugee road to nowhere
Oct 3rd, 2017
DOXes without Topses
Short -- but suite -- documentaries shine at DOXA
May 9th, 2017
Issue films at VIFF: the harm that blue jeans do, a woman fights a developer and Tony Blair cashes in
Also the future of energy and a tragic drama from India based on a Chekhov story
Oct 3rd, 2016
How to make a movie with a little help from your friends
About two years ago, Ross Munro and his wife María were juggling their work-schedules, their shooting-schedule and their crew’s schedules in order to complete the final scenes of A Legacy of Whining...
Valentina Ruiz Leotaud
Mar 28th, 2016
Canadian Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy wins documentary short Oscar
LOS ANGELES — A searing look at honour killings in Pakistan earned Pakistani-Canadian filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy an Academy Award on Sunday night. The 37-year-old director claimed her second...
The Canadian Press
Feb 29th, 2016
Vancouver filmmaker premiers "Tricks on the Dead," an epic film about WWI's Chinese labourers
Documentary Filmmaker Jordan Paterson premieres "Tricks on the Dead," a film about the Chinese Labourers in WWI
Oct 3rd, 2015