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Conflicting toy movies and two films to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day
Also: Anna, the assassin with a slight feminist bent and a Fakir’s international wanderings
Jun 21st, 2019
Warfare’s scary future, Mark Wahlberg’s terrorist hunt and Ben Affleck’s gangster flick
Also a Canadian woman’s porn-to-Bollywood odyssey and some ludicrous fun in a BC-filmed kids’ movie
Jan 13th, 2017
Meet Shiamak Davar, the man behind the splendor of Times of India Film Awards
How does one create a spectacular show for the world to see when the performers aren't trained professionals? For Shiamak Davar, anything is possible.
Apr 4th, 2013
After "Vicky Donor", sperm donations no longer taboo in India
A Bollywood movie is shifting attitudes around sperm donation in India. But while some young men are stepping up to become sperm donors, old prejudices remain.
May 9th, 2012
Movie reviews: Monsieur Lazhar,The Grey, newspaper films and Bollywood hit Agneepath
Monsieur Lazhar, our Oscar contender, takes an emotional look inside a modern classroom.
Jan 27th, 2012
A living painting in The Mill and the Cross, an exorcism in The Devil Inside and classic hip hop with A Tribe Called Quest
It takes an entire movie to explain the famously complex painting by Bruegel, while The Devil Inside creeps out audiences with its Vatican cover-up plot.
Jan 6th, 2012
Vancouver Asian Film Festival Screening: You Can't Curry Love
You Can’t Curry Love, a timely and provocative short about homosexuality in India, will be screening in the 2011 Vancouver Asian Film Festival on Friday November 4th at 5pm at the Cineplex Odeon...
Oct 11th, 2011
South Asian actors breaking into Hollywood
Indian bombshell Frieda Pinto and Aziz Ansari, who stars with Jesse Eisenberg in 30 Minutes or Less are not the only South Asian actors who are breaking new ground in Hollywood. South...
Aug 25th, 2011
Who are the hottest Bollywood stars?
Top Bollywood picks from Vancouver's Little India.
Jun 4th, 2011
Colourful and culturally rich Sawan Mela Festival comes to Stanley Park this weekend
The 8th Annual Sawan Mela Festival is taking place this weekend at Stanley Park's Lumberman Arch on Saturday June 12 and Sunday June 13. A free event that features live performances, and a Bollywood m
Jun 9th, 2010