Film

Love Shines

"Everything you want is on the other side of fear."

Gold & Copper at VIFF

The most important challenge was that they had broached a subject that was very sensitive to Iranian society. It was almost like walking on a tight-rope.

Mokhtar, an awesome little Canadian film based in Morocco

In this part of the world, children get punished for what they do, with a lot of violence.

Sturla Gunnarson's film, Force of Nature: the David Suzuki Movie, screens to sell out crowd

It was identifying the key turning points: the moments in his life that made him who he is or that caused the distillation of this body of thought.

VIFF shout out for Marion Woodman: Dancing in the Flames

Marion Woodman takes you on a spiritual journey that will cause you to rethink your relationship with the earth.

Tinglewood at VIFF

For me, I had worried about directing children, especially when they have to be terrified: in fifty percent of the film they have to be running and fighting for their lives.

Good Morning Africa!

There's a moment in the film where Margaret, the journalist from Uganda, goes to the countryside and talks to the women and tries to explain to them that they can protect themselves through the use of

I Was a Child of Holocaust Survivors

It was completely arresting and so innovative with its narrative and take on these issues.

The Winnebago Man is coming to Vancouver

It was so funny it just had to be scripted, I thought. But it wasn't.