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Government cabinet picks bode well for public education and...
Spectacular scenes at Dunkirk, poignant fantasy in A Ghost...
Notes from the Paris underground
PHOTOS: Queen and Adam Lambert rock Vancouver
A great new Planet of the Apes, cultural discord in Tanna...
Your numerology cycles July 16–31
Tinseltown tropes in Bard's "Much Ado"
Spider-Man new and improved, a classic rock festival and...
A “to-do” list for BC's new education minister
"A Winter's Tale" for summer stock
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
VIFF announces 2015 Canadian Images film lineup
Canadian Images Series features 17 films including six world premieres for the Sept. 24-Oct. 9 fest.
Aug 24th, 2015
Spy antics in 'American Ultra', 'Bikes vs Cars' around the world and a funny man’s beginnings
Also a surreal Canadian musical, a bleak view of millennials and a bland horror film
Aug 20th, 2015
QUEER FILM FEST: Choreographer Yvonne Rainer's life in art inspires
Mid-century-to-present choreographer, dancer, filmmaker, feminist, queer advocate Yvonne Rainer's life in art inspires.
Aug 17th, 2015
Rockin’ Meryl Streep, creepy 'Gift', the Vancouver birth of Greenpeace and brilliant 'Shaun the Sheep'
There’s also deadpan humour from Norway in "1001 Grams" and a mystery dud, "Dark Places", undone by too much plot.
Aug 7th, 2015
A third Hobbit, a new Annie and a persecuted genius in The Imitation Game
Also check out The Vancouver Asahi for a bit of local history seen through Japanese eyes.
Dec 19th, 2014