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Super-realistic The Lion King, real acting from Awkwafina...
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Under the Stars: Boycotts and Bubblegum
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Candid scenes with Leonard Cohen and his muse, housing...
Holy Dips at Vancouver Sangam
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Vancouver filmmaker premiers "Tricks on the Dead," an epic film about WWI's Chinese labourers
Documentary Filmmaker Jordan Paterson premieres "Tricks on the Dead," a film about the Chinese Labourers in WWI
Oct 3rd, 2015
The Walk, Sicario and Coming Home and more VIFF picks
Reviews of The Walk, Sicario, Coming Home and at VIFF: Dheepan, Eadweard and Ellen Page’s latest
Oct 1st, 2015
Stellar VIFF picks: Hurt, Hadwin’s Judgement, Jafar Panahi’s Taxi
Steve Fonyo’s Hurt, Hadwin’s Judgement, Jafar Panahi’s Taxi drive and two more films
Sep 30th, 2015
A feisty Grandma, a sweet Intern, a chess war and new picks at VIFF
Plus high profile Canadian films Hyena Road and Beeba Boys outdone by a small summer tale
Sep 25th, 2015
My VIFF picks: a delicate immigration yarn, two music stars and a crazed Kevin Bacon
Also: love in a tumultuous China, and a magazine that shaped modern comedy
Sep 23rd, 2015
Syrian refugee crisis, Surrey gangs and Haida Gwaii tragedy among powerful topics covered by VIFF films
As blockbuster movies dominate the theatres, VIFF showcases ambitious, engaging and challenging films from around the world.
Sep 9th, 2015
VIFF announces 2015 Canadian Images film lineup
Canadian Images Series features 17 films including six world premieres for the Sept. 24-Oct. 9 fest.
Aug 24th, 2015
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.
Oct 11th, 2014
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...
Oct 9th, 2014
Just Eat It, an exposé on food waste
Oct 6th, 2014