Pamela Grcic

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...

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...

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,...

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....

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...

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.

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...

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.

Fascinating films to watch for at VIFF

Take a look on film participating at the 30th Vancouver International Film Festival.

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...