VIFF

VIFF picks: Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell, Holy Motors, Barbara

Sarah Polley investigates some secrets of her own life in Stories We Tell.

VIFF picks: Amour, The Minister, No Job for a Woman and The Angels’ Share

In No Job for a Woman, women changed war reporting for decades to come.

VIFF's Tectonics: the architecture of immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border

Tectonics deconstructs border issues through film and architecture.

VIFF picks for Thursday and Friday: The Hunt, Liverpool, Breakfast With Curtis and three films with illegal immigrants

Mads Mikkelsen stars in The Hunt as a man falsely accused of child abuse.

My favourite VIFF films

Don't miss these documentaries...

VIFF picks for Tuesday and Wednesday: Lore, Tabu, Helpless, Haydn and Johnny Cash

Facing up to World War 2 damage and guilt in the VIFF film called Lore.

VIFF picks: García Bernal in NO, Monsanto in Bitter Seeds

Gael García Bernal revives Chilean history in NO, one of today’s VIFF picks.

The Invisible War unveils horror of rape in U.S. military

At VIFF, The Vancouver Observer is sponsoring The Invisible War, a brave documentary that shines a light on rape in the U.S. military.

Mehta and Rushdie weave intricate history

 I must confess, I’ve never read a Salman Rushdie book. Nor have I ever seen a Deepa Mehta film. The latter is more shocking considering what a film nerd I am and the fact that my parents were...

Best VIFF documentary and drama picks through the weekend

Midnight’s Children kicks it off but the documentaries are extra strong at the film festival this year.