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Four good ones at VIFF take us to The Vatican, India, the Arctic and Hong Kong:
We watch two Popes, Hindu thugs, Ottawa’s control of the Inuit and a trippy dream in Hong Kong
Oct 7th, 2019
Political lobbyists in America, a French woman re-building her life and two critical swipes at China
Also serious music for a rough neighborhood in Brazil in The Violin Teacher
Dec 8th, 2016
Crying out for Hong Kong democracy: police teargas Occupy Central protesters
#OccupyCentral protesters are furious with Beijing's plan to require the Communist Party's approval of candidates running for the city's top elected position
Sep 29th, 2014
Hong Kong and Japan show Vancouver what a farecard can be
The octopus and the penguin revolutionized the commute.
Sep 12th, 2013
Meet Vision Vancouver city council candidate Tony Tang
Vancouver 2011 Municipal Election: Vision Vancouver's newest face says he's in it for a chance to improve his community, even if he can't make all of them happy all of the time.
Nov 10th, 2011
Vancouver riot YouTube parodies: video
Vancouver riots are now the subject of a number of parody videos on YouTube. Particularly popular in China is Next Media Animation, a Taiwanese animation team owned by Hong Kong media group...
Linda Solomon Wood
Jun 20th, 2011
Top Chinese superstars: Sammi Cheng, Faye Wong and more
Who's hot in China? We asked our twitter followers for their favourite Chinese celebrities. Sammi Cheng, 38-year-old Hong Kong Cantopop singer and actress, topped their list. Think Canto-Gaga....
Jun 8th, 2011
Where to lay the blame in the Manila hostage debacle? Everywhere.
On Tuesday, a little after 12:30 AM in the Philippines, recently-elected Philippine President Benigno Aquino III stepped up to the podium in Manila to comment on the crisis that had begun nearly...
Aug 28th, 2010