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VIFF 2014: Galas, Film Series

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The Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) has announced its lineup featuring 353 films from over 65 countries, including 223 features and 130 shorts. This also includes 32 world premieres, 38 international premieres, 22 North American premieres, and 47 Canadian premieres. Reese Witherspoon in Wild. There are 9 major film series at VIFF: Galas and Presentations, […]

September Events in Metro Vancouver

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September in Vancouver means festival season of a different kind has begun. Gone are the dusty outdoor concerts and here are the red carpet galas, opening nights, and theatre showcases. Headlining this season are the Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) and the Vancouver Fringe Festival. I have listed the Fringe Festival each day but I […]

VIFF 2014: BC Film Spotlight

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The Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) is known for showcasing local, Canadian, and international film talent and this year homegrown talent is front and centre as VIFF has just confirmed 13 features for the BC Spotlight program. Sonja Bennett of Vancouver and James Caan in Preggoland. Launched in 2013, this showcase of British Columbia productions […]

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 […]