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Five more films worth catching at VIFF

Including an early award winner, a wildly funny party, a sad Swedish parallel to our treatment of indigenous people and the star architect who designed our latest hi-rise

An unusual Accountant, a portrait of American Honey and some animated girl power

Also Martin Sheen as a priest, Carol Shields’ last novel now a movie and a BC award winner called Violent

Star Trek and Ab Fab return with new episodes and Captain Fantastic tries parenting

And there’s more: a new Ice Age, Yo Yo Ma in a documentary, scares with Lights Out and a Canadian award winner, Closet Monster

Room, Haida Gwaii among top picks for VIFF this week

Room is a gem, Haida Gwaii a paradise, Remember a well-acted implausibility and Amina Profile recalls an international deception

Jack Ryan, Charles Dickens, plus singing oil sands workers and Canada’s “best” films

A mobile spy, a revered writer and a cross-dressing entrepreneur are featured in the new movies this week.

Drive, The Guard, Lion King 3-D, I Don’t Know How She Does It and a VIFF update

Ryan Gosling doesn’t say a great deal but communicates a lot in Drive. To find out what, read more.