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Frank and the Wondercat. Image courtesy VIFF

VIFF announces 2015 Canadian Images film lineup

Canadian Images Series features 17 films including six world premieres for the Sept. 24-Oct. 9 fest.

VIFF closing gala: Vancouver Asahi nabs top audience award

The Vancouver Asahi, based on the true story of a Japanese Canadian baseball team during the 1930s, broke attendance records as it made its world premiere in VIFF.

Picks for last days of VIFF: Behaviour, Looking for Light, Yakona

Behaviour (Cuba): This is a truly powerful film, well worth seeing. Director Ernesto Daranas delves in the difficult life of 11-year old Chala, who breeds pigeons for living. Chala is lured by easier...

Eccentrics, boy sopranos and hockey players show up in the last few VIFF picks

Laura-Kay Prophet is an eccentric from Vancouver in John Zaritsky’s documentary Different Drummer.

Three VIFF picks for Monday including the funniest film in the festival

A bride has just learned a shocking truth about her new husband in the laugh riot Wild Tales

VIFF picks for the weekend, including a near-masterpiece from Germany

Nina Hoss in Phoenix, trying to figure out if her husband betrayed her to the Nazis

VIFF's "Turbulence" highlights the emotional toll of war on Kurdish survivors

A young Kurdish Iranian woman's harrowing descent into Vancouver's drug scene shows the difficulties of rehabilitating after a war.

Mid-week VIFF picks: Preggoland, Two Step, Mr. Turner and more

 Jason Reitman, of Juno fame, has a new film. Alex R. Johnson has his first. And Sonja Bennett may have a hit with the first one she’s written. For different reasons, they’re my next picks for...