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Glauber Rocha and the Cinema Novo
Adam Cook / Film Reviews / Vancity Theatre

Glauber Rocha and the Cinema Novo

By Adam Cook “Cinema Novo stood with the Brazilian utopia. Whether it is ugly, irregular, dirty, confusing and chaotic, it is, on the other hand, beautiful, shining and revolutionary.” – Glauber Rocha On Tuesday, August 30th, we are proud to present, along with the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival, a very special double bill of … Continue reading

Remembering Abbas Kiarostami
Adam Cook / Events / Film Reviews / Filmmakers / Vancity Theatre

Remembering Abbas Kiarostami

Remembering Abbas Kiarostami By Adam Cook On July 4th, 2016, we lost who may have been our greatest working filmmaker. Out of all the directors to have emerged in the last thirty years, I’m not convinced that anyone challenged, expanded, and ennobled the medium of cinema to the extent that Iranian master Abbas Kiarostami did. … Continue reading

Trailer Tuesday
Trailer / Vancity Theatre

Trailer Tuesday

Here’s a look at what’s playing this week at Vancity Theatre this coming week! For films that are part of the DE PALMA RETROSPECTIVE – (Blow Out, Carlito’s Way, Passion, Scarface) – you can check out our blog post on the series here. De Palma (Documentary)   Mia Madre   Unlocking the Cage Atomic Heart (Iranian) Dark Horse Tickled (Added … Continue reading

Hot Docs at Vancity Theatre
Adam Cook / Documentaries / Environment / Hot Docs / Vancity Theatre

Hot Docs at Vancity Theatre

Hot Docs at Vancity Theatre By Adam Cook              Founded in 1993 in Toronto, Hot Docs is the largest documentary film festival in North America. Over the years it has earned a reputation for having the most eclectic and high quality range of documentaries at any film festival. We’re lucky to have a small slice … Continue reading