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A pop star as a diva, a French hit transferred to New York...
"Full Light" at end of long, dark tunnel
Counting violence against women
RBG’s early triumphs; a gem of a Canadian movie and old and...
Your numerology cycles for 2019
Christian Bale becomes Cheney, a James Baldwin novel gets...
Aquaman, just big that's all, Mary Poppins, charming...
Your numerology cycles December 16–31
Roma, one of the year’s best, animated Spider-Man, also a...
Cognitive dissonance on LNG as B.C. pursues climate goals
Marguerite Pigott at the American Film Market: Gender Diversity Panel 2018
Marguerite Pigott, Vice President of Outreach and Strategic Initiatives for the Canadian Media Producers Association, will be a featured guest at the American Film Market 2018
Oct 22nd, 2018
VIFF chinoiserie: Taiwan island fever, mainland navel-gazing
Taiwan's Hsiao Ya-chuan upholds Hou Hsiao-hsien lineage; PRC documentarian world-premieres her narrative film debut; director-producer duo Nai An and Yang Mingming co-star in feminist tragicomedy
Oct 1st, 2018
A dog lover’s cinematic delight, Spielberg’s dip back into the 1980s and another expose of a financial racket
Also the emotional life story of a BC slam poet, and three new films from France (one about the country our peacekeepers are going to)
Mar 29th, 2018
Quebec Film and Television Commission returns to the American Film Market
After choosing to not attend the American Film Market in 2016, the QFTC (Quebec Film and Television Commission) is now preparing to follow tradition and maintain a booth at the AFM once again in...
Oct 16th, 2017
"Yangtze Landscape" -- dystopian downside of 'Chinese miracle' @ VIFF in gorgeous B+W
Oct 13th, 2017
A rising tide that swamps all boats
VIFF screens "Human Flow," Ai Weiwei's pilgrimage on the long refugee road to nowhere
Oct 3rd, 2017
DOXes without Topses
Short -- but suite -- documentaries shine at DOXA
May 9th, 2017
Issue films at VIFF: the harm that blue jeans do, a woman fights a developer and Tony Blair cashes in
Also the future of energy and a tragic drama from India based on a Chekhov story
Oct 3rd, 2016
How to make a movie with a little help from your friends
About two years ago, Ross Munro and his wife María were juggling their work-schedules, their shooting-schedule and their crew’s schedules in order to complete the final scenes of A Legacy of Whining...
Valentina Ruiz Leotaud
Mar 28th, 2016
Canadian Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy wins documentary short Oscar
LOS ANGELES — A searing look at honour killings in Pakistan earned Pakistani-Canadian filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy an Academy Award on Sunday night. The 37-year-old director claimed her second...
The Canadian Press
Feb 29th, 2016