Archive for the category "movies"

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 […]

AirBand at Movies Under the Stars in Surrey

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Surrey’s Holland Park is the site of several free outdoor movies this summer. In conjunction with their screening of the Mamma Mia movie this Saturday, there will also be a special AirBand competition open to youth and children. Photo credit: apotheker on Flickr All kids, 16 and younger, can enter the Movies Under the Stars […]

Waterlife Movie Pass Contest

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

John and I love feeding our brains, even when it comes to entertainment and movies. Even last year at the film festival I realized that almost every movie on my “must see” list was a documentary (including Rip: A Remix Manifesto and Addicted to Plastic). This is why I’m pretty excited about the Canadian film […]

My Sister's Keeper Movie Pass Giveaway

Comments 42 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Next week My Sister’s Keeper will hit theatres and I have a handful of double passes to give away to my readers so they can check it out. Based on the novel by Jodi Picoult, it stars Cameron Diaz, Alec Baldwin, Sofia Vassilieva and Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine), and is directed by Nick Cassavetes […]