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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)

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 10: Saturday

My best bets for Saturday at VIFF can’t be contained in a short list. From Juliet Binoche to Carlos the Jackal, comedies, art and even hockey, there’s just too much. (read more)

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Days 8 & 9: Thurs and Fri

My picks for the next two days at VIFF include two ugly duckling tales, one for children, the other showing off Gemma Arterton. (read more)

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Days 6 & 7: Tues and Wed

Volkmar Richter’s picks for the next two days include a surreal winner at Cannes and a spellbinding biography of David Suzuki. (read more)

Tinglewood at VIFF

For me, I had worried about directing children, especially when they have to be terrified: in fifty percent of the film they have to be running and fighting for their lives.

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Days 4 & 5

Volkmar Richter’s picks for Sunday and Monday include the best Canadian film in some time, a provocative English comedy and some strong documentaries. (read more)