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"Everything you want is on the other side of fear."

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for the last two days: Thursday & Friday

My picks for the last two days include Incendies, the VIFF film that shook me the most. Also a ghost story, thoughts on marriage and one very speedy bank robber. (read more)

April Telek Nominated for 2010 Women in Film and Television Artistic Merit Award

April is receiving rave reviews for her starring role in ‘Amazon Falls’, featured at both the Toronto and Vancouver film festivals.

Vancouver International Film Festival picks for day 14: Wednesday

My VIFF picks for Wednesday start once again with Canadian films, two very good ones that couldn't be any more different (read more)

Gold & Copper at VIFF

The most important challenge was that they had broached a subject that was very sensitive to Iranian society. It was almost like walking on a tight-rope.

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 13: Tuesday

Two Canadian films are among my top VIFF picks for Tuesday as well as a little known outrage from World War 2. (read more)

Reel Youth Films at VIFF: protest, poetry and sneakers

The diverse voices of young people require as many mediums as possible. On October 13th and 14th, you have the opportunity to have a glimpse into the lives of today's young citizens. These films...

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 12: Monday

Mike Leigh’s new film Another Year is my best pick for today but check out some others too, including some great repeats. (read more)

Sturla Gunnarson's film, Force of Nature: the David Suzuki Movie, screens to sell out crowd

It was identifying the key turning points: the moments in his life that made him who he is or that caused the distillation of this body of thought.

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 11: Sunday

Another very busy day at VIFF brings us two BC athletes, unexpected blasts at education and a kind of green energy and a harrowing and mysterious pre-Holocaust story. (read more)