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The Magnitude of All Things plays as part of this year's Vancouver International Film Festival.The Magnitude of All Things plays as part of this year's Vancouver International Film Festival.

VIFF review: The Magnitude of All Things is a call to action

It is ironic that Jennifer Abbott’s The Magnitude of All Things should begin with the fallout from raging bush fires in Australia’s extreme summer...
In conversation with Monkey Beach's Loretta Sarah Todd

In conversation with Monkey Beach’s Loretta Todd

Receiving its world premiere as the opening to this year's Vancouver International Film Festival, Loretta Todd's Monkey Beach is already making waves. Hailed as "not...

VIFF review: Merkel – Anatomy of a Crisis is a fascinating political thriller

Merkel - Anatomy of a Crisis is set in the summer of 2015 when the Chancellor of Germany welcomed around 800,000 refugees, mostly from...
La Restauración (The Restoration) plays as part of this year's Vancouver International Film Festival.

VIFF review: La Restauración tells a hilarious tale of self-centred greed transformed by love

Set in Peru, La Restauración revolves around the old versus new, architectural design and classism, viewed through the eyes of Tato, a cocaine-addled-would-be-architect and general bum. The...
A still from the film Monkey Beach which receives its world premiere at this year's Vancouver International Film Festival.

VIFF review: Monkey Beach is not to be missed

The all-Canadian movie Monkey Beach, directed by L. Sarah Todd, celebrates its world premiere at this year's VIFF. Adapted from Eden Robinson's award-winning novel of the...

VIFF review: Maguy Marin’s son explores his mother’s goals through dance-theatre in Time to...

Maguy Marin: Time to Act takes acting and dance to a new level revealing her genius as a choreographer through the camera lens of...
The 2020 Vancouver International Film Festival presents the world premiere of Loretta Sarah Todd’s Monkey Beach as part of this year's virtual and in-cinema offerings. Photo: Monkey Beach the Movie / Facebook.

Vancouver International Film Festival extends its reach

There is a huge benefit to this year's Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) going primarily online as it will allow audiences from across British...
A scene from Alaska is a Drag, which plays as part of the 2018 Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

Film review: Alaska Is A Drag drags

Director and writer Shaz Bennett has expanded a short film into the 90 minute feature Alaska Is A Drag, securing some ‘name’ talent, including Margarte Cho...
A scene from Tinta Bruta, which plays as part of the 2018 Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

Film review: Tinta Bruta is a fascinating look into the world of online sex

In Tinta Bruta (Hard Paint), Pedro (Shico Menegat) is a socially awkward young man facing criminal charges for beating up a tormentor. Alone in his...
A scene from Saturday Church which plays as part of the 2018 Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

Film review: Saturday Church is gritty but sensitive

In Saturday Church, Ulysses is a 14-year-old boy whose family has bee devastated by the death of his father in combat.  He is also...

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