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Earthly Delights: Other-Worldly
New vs old in Birds of Passage; an easy look at a killer...
Your numerology cycles March 16–31
Red on red at Vimy Ridge
Butoh on the brink of The Singularity
Watching that new female super hero, more women in film and...
À la recherche de Mom perdue
"Come from Away" comes home via BAC
"39 Steps" -- farce and frisson
Pamela is a Vancouver Observer contributor.
Vancouver 125 Poetry Conference: "A unique way to bring poets together"
The Vancouver 125 Poetry Conference (V125pc) is a legacy project organized and curated by poet laureate Brad Cran to bring the poetry community together and “see them interact in ways...
Oct 21st, 2011
New Westminsters's first own green documentary fest to kick off on Friday
The inaugural New West Doc Fest will showcase environmentally focused films on October 21 and 22 at Douglas College’s Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre. The two-day...
Oct 18th, 2011
Pamela Yates' documentary Granito in the quest for justice for Guatemala genocide
Filmmaker Pamela Yates was in town to present her latest film Granito: How to nail a Dictator (Jury Award prize at Politics in Film Fest) at the Vancouver International Film Festival . In 1982,...
Oct 13th, 2011
VIFF documentary "The Price of Sex" gives a voice to female victims of human trafficking and prostitution
Bulgarian-born photojournalist and director Mimi Chakarova was in Vancouver to promote her first documentary award winning "The Price of Sex” shown at the Vancouver International Film Festival....
Oct 11th, 2011
Enbridge, broken homes, Emily Carr and Frida Kahlo:Canadian films to watch at the VIFF
There's plenty of Canadian content to watch for at this year's Vancouver International Film Festival. A documentary that exposes the dangers of the Enbridge Northern Gateway project, a film that...
Oct 8th, 2011
Filmmaker Saul Landau on a mission: Unveiling the real terrorist
Documentary fimmaker Saul Landau in a candid interview a propos of his new film "Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up" on U.S. Policy and Cuba-US relations.
Oct 7th, 2011
VIFF films highlight sex traffic, class conflict and...yoga?
At the Vancouver International Film Festival, a brave documentary unveils high profile criminal organizations and uncovers a government failing to protect sex crime victims. In another film, a woman...
Oct 5th, 2011
Thanksgiving dinner to-go takes the stress and mess out of holiday entertaining
Too busy to cook a Thanksgiving dinner? No, problem. Tableau Bar Bistro will do it for you plus you will supporting a good cause.
Sep 30th, 2011
Fascinating films to watch for at VIFF
Take a look on film participating at the 30th Vancouver International Film Festival.
Sep 27th, 2011
Soldier tells father he's gay on YouTube
On Monday, just one day before the U.S. military formally ended its ” don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, a 21-year-old soldier stationed in Germany confessed over the phone to the father in Alabama...
Sep 20th, 2011