Wendy Dallian

Changeling

Directed by Clint Eastwood, Changeling is a true account of the unbelievable events surrounding the 1928 disappearance of nine-year-old Walter Collins. It tells the astounding story of the LAPD's...

Sita Sings the Blues at VIFF

Nina Paley (Fetch, Dandaka Dharma) parallels the Indian epic The Ramayana, with her own story of a bitter break-up, in a beautifully orchestrated animated work of art, Sita Sings the Blues....

Blue Gold: World Water Wars/More from VIFF

Sam Bozzo's film Blue Gold: World Water Wars, based on the book by Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke, is a bold and important look at the present day water crisis. It takes a hard look at the...

Captain Abu Raed Brings Jordan to VIFF

Captain Abu Raed is a tragic loving tale of an elderly man, Abu Raed (Nadim Sawalha), who comes across a discarded airline captain's hat and is mistaken for a pilot by one of the local...

VIFF's Firaaq Tells a Tale of Human Darkness

Director Nandita Das's Firaaq is a dramatic look at the aftermath of the 2002 Gujarat riots in India.Told through the stories of four Hindi and Muslim families, it tells a striking tale of...

VO Reviewer Says: "Catch Mothers and Daughters at VIFF"

Carl Bessai's latest film, Mothers and Daughters, is a comedic drama that looks at the relationships between three mother and daughter pairs, exploring the needs, desires, denials, and short...

Paruthiveeran: VIFF Lemon

Director Ameer's Paruthiveeran was a huge disappointment, mainly because of the potential of a good film locked within a very lengthy not so good film. The present day scenes with Paruthiveeran...

Stone of Destiny: A VIFF Feel Good Movie

Based on the book, The Taking of the Stone, by Ian Hamilton, Director Charles Martin Smith's film, Stone of Destiny, is of an ancient stone used for centuries in the coronation of the monarchs of...

The Good The Bad The Weird

The Good The Bad The Weird, now playing in the Vancouver International Film Festival, is definitely that and a bag of chips. South Korean director Kim Jee-Woon's film is a glorious mix of western...

Eden: A Little Slice of Heaven at the Granville Theatre

Eugene O'Brien's award winning play of the same name is stunningly brought to the big screen by veteran television director and first time feature filmmaker Declan Recks. Filmed in a small...