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VIFF 2013: Win Closing Gala Tickets

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We’re at the halfway point of this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival, which will present over 500 screenings of 341 films from more than 75 countries, making it one of the largest and best attended film festivals on the continent. Many films have been enjoyed so far including the sold-out premiere of Leap 4 Your […]

VIFF 2013 Opening Gala: Nebraska

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Alexander Payne’s Nebraska will be opening the Vancouver International Film Festival this year with a gala screening on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at The Centre for Performing Arts. After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father (Bruce Dern, Best Actor winner at Cannes) thinks he’s struck it rich, and wrangles his son […]

VIFF 2013: Leap 4 Your Life

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As a very proud sponsor of the Vancouver International Film Festival I have the honour of sponsoring an individual film as well. This year I have chosen the world premiere of Leap 4 Your Life. This afternoon I caught up with the film’s writer and producer Taylor Hill who also stars in this mockumentary about […]

VIFF 2013: Vancouver International Film Festival Preview

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Our fair city is preparing for another incredible year of the Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) beginning on September 26th. I am very proud to once again be an official VIFF media partner, and a media partner for a hand-picked Canadian film that will screen during the festival (more details on that will follow over […]

VIFF 2012: Win Film Tickets

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The Vancouver International Film Festival is in full swing for its 31st year of celebrating international, national, and local productions. Last night the festival officially opened with a screening of Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children which was followed up by the opening gala at the Salt Building in the Village on False Creek. Photo credit: John […]

VIFF 2012: Random Acts of Romance

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The Vancouver International Film Festival will be hosting the World Premiere of Random Acts of Romance, the latest offering from award-winning Director Katrin Bowen. Love is never perfect, and director Katrin Bowen’s follow-up to Amazon Falls (VIFF 10) shows us just how messy it can be. This anti-romantic comedy revolves around two couples whose relationships […]