Pamela Grcic

Pamela is a Vancouver Observer contributor. 

VIFF films to watch this week: thrillers, documentaries and a great film on Chinatown

With hundreds of films participating at the Vancouver International Film Festival, the challenge for many festival-goers is deciding which films to see. Here are a few picks: four international...

Leonard Schein honoured on VIFF opening night: photos

Last night, the Vancouver International Film Festival celebrated its opening gala with the induction of Leonard Schein into the Entertainment Hall of Fame at the Centre for the Arts. The induction...

A Brimful of Asha offers a hilarious take on marriage and tradition

A Brimful of Asha offers a glimpse into generational and cultural differences between a mother and son.

PAP Theatre revisits The Dragonfly of Chicoutimi with a twist

A quintessential French-Canadian one-man show, turned into a collective performance by stage director Claude Poissant, brings Quebec to the spotlight at PuSh Festival

Except in the Unlikely Event of War takes satirical look at the (im)probability of war

The new play, Except in the Unlikely Event of War, explores the direst issues of modern society - government transparency, politicization of media, war as a means of societal control - but does so in...

Stand Clear of the Closing Doors: an autistic boy's journey

An autistic boy in New York gets lost in the subway system for 11 days in a bold new film by Sam Fleischner.

Great films to watch in the last days of VIFF

A controversial French drama about lesbian love and a documentary about the fatal 2008 tragedy at the K2 mountain in Pakistan are among the movies to watch today and tomorrow at the VIFF....

Vancouver Latin American Film Festival starts today

Here's a look at this year's films.

VQFF's Lace Bite features women hockey players united against Cystic Fibrosis

Vancouver- based filmmakers and producers Sharron Bates and Carmen Klotz had found the story of their dreams when they worked together on the movie Lace Bite, shown at the Vancouver Queer...

Vancouver Queer Film Festival brings bold new films to audiences

The Vancouver Queer Film Festival is on from August 15- 25, and it's looking to be a great lineup.