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Vancouver filmmaker premiers "Tricks on the Dead," an epic film about WWI's Chinese labourers
Documentary Filmmaker Jordan Paterson premieres "Tricks on the Dead," a film about the Chinese Labourers in WWI
Oct 3rd, 2015
The Invisible War unveils horror of rape in U.S. military
At VIFF, The Vancouver Observer is sponsoring The Invisible War, a brave documentary that shines a light on rape in the U.S. military.
Sep 28th, 2012
What happens when you put an Islamist, a Socialist, a Christian, and a Liberal in an Egyptian garden?
After the Arab Spring revolution, Egypt has struggled to find unity. A management consultant brings together religious and secular Egyptians to discuss their views.
Jan 20th, 2012
Agnus Dei:Lamb of God denounces clerical pederasty
Agnus Dei' reveals the story of Jesús Romero, sexually abused by a priest and the impunity of the Catholic Church towards acts of pederasty by some of his members and the lack of justice.
Sep 10th, 2011
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for the last two days: Thursday & Friday
My picks for the last two days include Incendies, the VIFF film that shook me the most. Also a ghost story, thoughts on marriage and one very speedy bank robber. (read more)
Oct 13th, 2010
Vancouver’s Dynamic Duo produces a film about pioneering couples work
On their way home from their second couples workshop, Dennis Ewasiuk and his wife, Anne Dobbie, had an idea. To make a film about the presenters. The only glitch was that neither of them had ever made
May 5th, 2010
An Evening With Albert Maysles
With a vast array of groundbreaking films, an evening with the incredible Albert Maysles, and a chance to listen to this visionary up close and personal, is clearly an opportunity of a lifetime.
Apr 17th, 2010