Spain

Some early Film Festival picks, including my #1

Films from Morocco, Spain, Korea, California and Hamilton, Ontario. Plus, a documentary about a scary future

Films about Alita, a troubled cyborg, Mads, lost in the Arctic and Rebel lost in a dream

Also films attached to the big comedy festival in town right now

More X-Men, another Alice fantasy and two films about the status of women

There are five of these “smaller” films: Love & Friendship, Sunset Song, The Boy and the Beast, Truman and Borealis

Young adult action in Insurgent and two wonderful road movies

Spain’s Living is Easy With Eyes Closed and China’s Lost and Love are worth seeking out

Spain's Princess Letizia: royal, but not immune to sexism in media

A divorced journalist will be the future Queen of Spain. Letizia Ortiz, an educated woman, is judged harshly by the media for her appearance and marital status.

You All are Captains: a film on filmmaking with Moroccan children

You All are Captains recounts the experiences of an European director teaching filmmaking to a group of disadvantaged children in Morocco.

A Spanish caravan of films arrives Friday in Vancouver

Animation, documentaries and sweeping historical drama takes over Vancouver screens this week.

A few more recommended films for VIFF’s last three days, Wed., Thurs. and Fri.

The Kid With a Bike brings a deeply affecting finale to the 30th anniversary VIFF