Archive of posts tagged "film"

One Week Movie Pass Contest

Comments 42 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I won’t be writing anything this weekend since organizing 3 events in 3 months for over 600 people (raising a combined $6,000) has left me a little tired and needing some Bollwitt time with John. However, I would still like to spread some love and appreciation by presenting this contest to go see a preview […]

DOXA Documentary Film Festival 2009

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For 10 days in May, Vancouver will be home to the DOXA Documentary Film Festival. DOXA is presented by the Documentary Media Society, a Vancouver based non-profit, charitable society (incorporated in 1998) devoted to presenting independent and innovative documentaries to Vancouver audiences. The society exists to educate the public about documentary film as an art […]

The Godfather at The Vancity Theatre

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Francis Ford Coppola’s organized crime masterpiece The Godfather will be heading to the big screen in Vancouver, restored to its original state frame-by-frame. This limited run of The Godfather at the Vancity Theatre a film that is so indelible on the history of film that it need not even be described will be followed up […]

Whistler Film Festival 2008 Recap

Comments 1 by Michelle Kim

There wasn’t a lot of snow on the mountain last weekend in Whistler, but there was plenty at the Talelight Films party Thursday night to kick off the 8th annual Whistler Film Festival. Opening Gala – Photo credit: Andy Dittrich Snow spewed out of a machines and sprinkled into the drinks of filmmakers, industry professionals, […]

Vancouver History: City Reflections Screening

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over 101 years later and the earliest movie footage of Vancouver is still making the rounds. Now available on DVD, City Reflections 1907 – 2007 will also be screened December 12th at the Vancouver Public Library. Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm Where: Alice Mackay Room, Lower Level (Central Library Branch, 350 W Georgia) “The film is […]