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Conflicting toy movies and two films to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day
Also: Anna, the assassin with a slight feminist bent and a Fakir’s international wanderings
Jun 21st, 2019
News and notes from the VIFF look-ahead press conference
Wonderstruck, from a YA novel, is the VIFF closing film this year.
Sep 6th, 2017
Midnight’s Children by Deepa Mehta and Salman Rushdie is this year’s VIFF opener
Midnight’s Children revives the magic and the painful history of India.
Sep 5th, 2012
Hope and concern at VIFF: the film festival announces its 30th season
Circumstance, set in Iran and soon to play at VIFF, co-stars a young Port Moody woman. For more on that and other glimpses ahead to this year's festival, read more.
Sep 7th, 2011