Carl Bessai

Acclaimed actor Gabrielle Rose reigns over this year's VIFF

Award-winning Canadian actor Gabrielle Rose took the 2011 Vancouver International Film Festival by storm, starring in 3 of the festival's films.

Canada's Sweetheart Gabrielle Miller heading to VIFF

One of the country's most recognized and talented performers, Gabrielle Miller, joins a cast which includes some of Canada’s most gifted actors in Carl Bessai’s newest feature film entitled “Sisters...

Vancouver beauty Beatrice King, the Queen of Mortal Kombat

Actor Beatrice King takes on the role of Queen Sindel in the new Warner Bros. web series "Mortal Kombat".

Weekend movie reviews

Disney finds the cute and downplays the harsh in the new wildlife documentary African Cats. (read more)

Incendies, Another Year, No Strings Attached, and more, plus a new film festival

Incendies is one of two exceptional films newly arrived this week. It’s our hope for the Oscars. (Read more).

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 10: Saturday

My best bets for Saturday at VIFF can’t be contained in a short list. From Juliet Binoche to Carlos the Jackal, comedies, art and even hockey, there’s just too much. (read more)

Ben Ratner appearing in four films at this year's VIFF

Canadian actor Ben Ratner is making a huge splash at the Vancouver International Film Festival, appearing in four films screening at the prestigious film event.

Same Planet, Different Worlds. The 29th Vancouver International Film Festival.

September 30 marks the opening day of the 29th Vancouver International Film Festival. This year there are 359 films in total, from 80 countries.

VIFF Picks For Day 8

How're ya gonna keep 'em in Lytton when they've seen Vancouver? A familiar story plays today at The Vancouver International Film Festival.