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VIFF 2017 Galas: Win Tickets to the Closing Gala Film and Party

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The Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) brings films from around the globe to its audience, inviting viewers to share great stories and unique personal visions in a communal, celebratory environment. This year the festival kicks off with the latest from Vancouver’s own Mina Shum. VIFF Opening Gala Film Where: The Centre for Arts (777 Homer […]

Entanglement at VIFF: Win Passes

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Intent on ending his misery, Ben Layten merely adds to a laundry list of embarrassments. So it’s no surprise when subsequent efforts to connect with the woman who was nearly his adoptive sister send him into a darkly comic tailspin that leaves him questioning every relationship in his life, as well as his increasingly tenuous […]

National Canadian Film Day 150

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Big things are happening all around the country for Canada 150 celebrations this year including the world’s largest film festival — ever! National Canadian Film Day 150 (“NCFD 150”) is a massive one-day, coast-to-coast-to-coast celebration of Canadian cinema in honour of our nation’s sesquicentennial. In partnership with REEL CANADA, the Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) […]

VIFF 2016 Award Winners

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The 35th annual Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) has wrapped up but you can still enjoy some repeat screenings, and celebrate some of the homegrown talent that won prizes this year. VIFF 2016 Award Winners BC Spotlight Awards Ignite Award Recognizes the outstanding work of a female key creative on a BC-produced feature or short. […]

Marrying the Family at VIFF

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Comedy is alive and well at the 35th Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”), where you’ll find screenwriter/star Taylor Hill’s latest satire, Marrying the Family. I had the chance to chat with Hill ahead of her previous VIFF hit, Leap 4 Your Life back in 2013, and I’ve followed up three years later to find out […]