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The Invisible War unveils horror of rape in U.S. military
At VIFF, The Vancouver Observer is sponsoring The Invisible War, a brave documentary that shines a light on rape in the U.S. military.
Sep 28th, 2012
VIFF Film and TV Forum unites top-notch talent
The 27th Annual VIFF's Film and TV Forum opened yesterday (through Sept 28), bringing experts in filmmaking, TV and new media to help other professionals to develop new projects and explore current...
Sep 27th, 2012
VLAFF's "We All Have Sinned" brings new twist to death
Mexican director, Alejandro Ramirez talks about his film We All Have Sinned and the afterlife.
Sep 7th, 2012
VLAFF's "Mia" an Argentine triumph for transgender rights
Argentine director, Javier Van de Couter sheds a light on the making of his award winning film, Mia.
Sep 5th, 2012
Vancouver Latin American Film Festival opens today
The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF) celebrates its 10th year (August 31- September 9th) not only marking a milestone, also its growth through the years bringing an array of selected,...
Aug 29th, 2012
A Trip to the Moon:Méliès' extraordinary voyage lives on
Serge Bomberg and Eric Lage's documentary \'The Extraordinary Voyage" pays homage to George Melies' whimsical film "A Trip to the Moon". Both films are playing at the Pacific Cinemateque.
May 25th, 2012
Inti Illimani celebrates 45 years of music and Day of Latin American Music and Roots
Inti Illimani offered an unforgettable concert last week at the Chan Centre (UBC), taking the audience through an emotional, musical journey through Latin America.
Apr 30th, 2012
The Colours of the Mountain depicts armed conflict in Colombia through childrens' eyes
Reel to Real International Film Festival for Youth (April 13-20) presents "The Colours of the Mountain", a Colombian film about children's dreams and the inmiente violence emerging in their village.
Apr 13th, 2012
Hometown Boy chronicles Chinese painter’s rediscovery of his hometown
The Chinese-Taiwanese documentary depicts the story of a renowned artist heading home for the first time in over a generation.
Mar 29th, 2012
DreamRider's Vanessa LeBourdais on new play about water
Vanessa LeBourdais talks about the making of DreamRider and educating children and their families on water conservation in new play H2Woah!
Mar 22nd, 2012