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VIFF 2009 Canadian Images Gala

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver International Film Festival is known for showcasing homegrown talent and this year the festival is presenting the largest collection of Canadian films in the country. Last night John and I attended the Canadian Images Gala and literally rubbed elbows with some great local film talents. Canadian Images Programmer, Terry McEvoy, Marv Newland, Eva […]

Vancouver Film and Television Forum 2009

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Film and Television Forum is happening September 29th until October 2nd at the Vancity International Film Centre. This is the 24th edition of the Forum and this year’s sessions include discussions about the changing face of media and storytelling. Each day there will be a theme, from Film Talk on Tuesday, TV Talk […]

VIFF 2009 Preview

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver International Film Festival returns October 1 and for 15 days it will entertain the city with over 375 films showing on 640 screens. This year’s line up is thoroughly impressive as 70 countries will be represented. VIFF got me hooked on documentaries last year and also re-kindled my love of Canadian film. This […]

VLAFF Vancouver Latin American Film Festival

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The seventh annual Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF) continues film fest season in town, running September 10th – September 20th. VLAFF will present 29 feature-length films along with 33 short films downtown at Pacific Cinémathèque, Granville 7 and the Vancity Theatre. There will also be events at the SFU Harbour Centra Campus, UBC Robson […]