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Recycling Day cometh
Notable films for Easter, Canada and Earth Day
Huffing in a henhouse
Your numerology cycles: April
Magic reelism: smoke & mirrors
Rx for youngsters: Take physic, pomp
Two good kids films (though one is better for adults) and...
"Never the Last," a virtuosic séance
A rock and a hard place
Vancouver International Film Festival
Just Eat It, an exposé on food waste
Oct 6th, 2014
Galas, after parties and celebrations at the Whistler Film Festival
The wind chill was -20 degrees and the streets were icy yet there was no shortage of lovely holiday dresses, film industry big wigs and celebrities at this year’s Whistler Film Festival (WFF)...
Dec 26th, 2013
Great films to watch in the last days of VIFF
A controversial French drama about lesbian love and a documentary about the fatal 2008 tragedy at the K2 mountain in Pakistan are among the movies to watch today and tomorrow at the VIFF....
Oct 10th, 2013
VIFF: last chance to catch a spirited drama and three documentaries
Three great documentaries and a drama are playing in the last two days of the 31st Vancouver International Film Festival. Come As You Are: This one is true crowd-pleaser – it won...
Oct 11th, 2012
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
Festival Cinemas president Leonard Schein brings more than great films to Vancouver
Festival Cinemas president Leonard Schein has helped shape Vancouver culture over the years, and sets an example for others by giving back to the community.
Apr 15th, 2012
Miss Representation highlights youth efforts to fight sexism in the media
I recently had the pleasure of attending Jennifer Siebel’s Miss Representation at the Vancouver International Film Festival. Miss Representation explores the under-representation of women in...
Oct 24th, 2011
Enbridge, broken homes, Emily Carr and Frida Kahlo:Canadian films to watch at the VIFF
There's plenty of Canadian content to watch for at this year's Vancouver International Film Festival. A documentary that exposes the dangers of the Enbridge Northern Gateway project, a film that...
Oct 8th, 2011
Filmmaker Saul Landau on a mission: Unveiling the real terrorist
Documentary fimmaker Saul Landau in a candid interview a propos of his new film "Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up" on U.S. Policy and Cuba-US relations.
Oct 7th, 2011
VIFF films highlight sex traffic, class conflict and...yoga?
At the Vancouver International Film Festival, a brave documentary unveils high profile criminal organizations and uncovers a government failing to protect sex crime victims. In another film, a woman...
Oct 5th, 2011