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VIFF picks for Thursday and Friday: The Hunt, Liverpool, Breakfast With Curtis and three films with illegal immigrants
Mads Mikkelsen stars in The Hunt as a man falsely accused of child abuse.
Oct 4th, 2012
Obama's speech addresses climate change, women's rights, citizenship
US President Obama delivered a speech tonight at Democratic National Convention that addressed a wide range of issues, from economic struggle to citizenship to climate change and gay rights...
Sep 6th, 2012
More VIFF picks: films to see Monday and Tuesday
A young boy from Africa is on the run from police in Le Havre, the French port city and this charming film playing at VIFF.
Oct 9th, 2011
Canada, U.S. reach agreement on $1-billion border security deal
The world's longest undefended border is getting a $1-billion makeover. To be modelled after the Canada-U.S. Smart Border Declaration, a strategy announced in late 2001, the new perimeter security...
Oct 4th, 2011
Illegal aliens live first in U.S. then try to get status in Canada: Wikileaks
Vancouver one of the prime destinations after migrants cool their heels in the States, report says.
The Canadian Press
Apr 30th, 2011
Biutiful, Hall Pass, Alamar, a re-edited Justin Bieber and some Academy Award thoughts
Javier Bardem is up for an Oscar for playing a dying criminal and good father in Biutiful. (read more)
Feb 25th, 2011