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Chloe meets Greta, Ruben Brandt steals art and Jean-Luc Godard ponders the state of the world in his Image Book
Also dancers on an acid trip in Climax and four other movies not available for review
Feb 28th, 2019
QUEER FILM FEST: Choreographer Yvonne Rainer's life in art inspires
Mid-century-to-present choreographer, dancer, filmmaker, feminist, queer advocate Yvonne Rainer's life in art inspires.
Aug 17th, 2015
'Man from UNCLE', rappers' 'Outta Compton' and sexy stuff in a 'Teenage Girl’ diary
Also a quick history of Women’s Lib, a wannabe screwball comedy and uplifting homilies beautifully animated
Aug 13th, 2015
Just Eat It, an exposé on food waste
Oct 6th, 2014
Vancouver’s vintage movie theatres fall victim to progress
A new documentary Broken Palace shines a light on what's being lost with the destruction of the city's old-style movie houses
Sep 24th, 2014
Great films to watch in the last days of VIFF
A controversial French drama about lesbian love and a documentary about the fatal 2008 tragedy at the K2 mountain in Pakistan are among the movies to watch today and tomorrow at the VIFF....
Oct 10th, 2013
Tourism Group Decries Logging in Discovery Islands and Desolation Sound: VIDEO
BC Timber Sales issues logging contract for Maurelle Island, despite concerns of local tour guides that their input has been ignored.
Daniel J. Pierce
Sep 9th, 2013
VQFF's Lace Bite features women hockey players united against Cystic Fibrosis
Vancouver- based filmmakers and producers Sharron Bates and Carmen Klotz had found the story of their dreams when they worked together on the movie Lace Bite, shown at the Vancouver Queer...
Aug 22nd, 2013
Trashed: documentary shines light on global waste crisis
Killer whales so contaminated that they were classified as toxic waste. A once-beautiful Lebanese beach that’s now a towering mound of garbage, bleeding contaminants into the Mediterranean Sea. The...
Apr 23rd, 2013
The Ancient Forests of Cortes Island #2: The Carrington Bay Children's Forest
Take a journey with some young Cortesians into the Children's Forest—a magical gateway to discussing land trusts, conservation covenants, and the need for a BC park acquisition fund.
Daniel J. Pierce
Feb 18th, 2013