Film

Movies about our digital age, a dirty history, a judge on trial and a beloved children’s book

And a hit Swedish film takes a funny tour through history.

Picks for last days of VIFF: Behaviour, Looking for Light, Yakona

Behaviour (Cuba): This is a truly powerful film, well worth seeing. Director Ernesto Daranas delves in the difficult life of 11-year old Chala, who breeds pigeons for living. Chala is lured by easier...

Three VIFF picks for Monday including the funniest film in the festival

A bride has just learned a shocking truth about her new husband in the laugh riot Wild Tales

VIFF Best New Director Winners ceremony: Photos

Last night the VIFF announced the winners of the inaugural Best New Director Award prior to the screening of the film Welcome to Me (U.S.) directed by Shira Piven, a comical, daring and poignant film...

VIFF's "Turbulence" highlights the emotional toll of war on Kurdish survivors

A young Kurdish Iranian woman's harrowing descent into Vancouver's drug scene shows the difficulties of rehabilitating after a war.

Mid-week VIFF picks: Preggoland, Two Step, Mr. Turner and more

 Jason Reitman, of Juno fame, has a new film. Alex R. Johnson has his first. And Sonja Bennett may have a hit with the first one she’s written. For different reasons, they’re my next picks for...

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...