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February Co-Pro’s and Special Events

EVENT DATES

 

Just Film Festival Feb 11 – 13

The Just Film Festival features social justice and environmental documentaries that go to the heart of issues confronting communities here and around the planet. See justfilm.ca and viff.org for program and ticket info. On Saturday, February 13, be sure to visit the Social Justice Bazaar and connect with progressive organizations and fellow activists.

Ticket Pack
 All Access Pack $50 Available  50% discount for retired/students/low income

OPENING NIGHT: Lowdown Tracks + The Hand That Feeds

Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

THU FEB 11 – 7:00PM
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Thursday Night Double Feature – $15. Music is an expression of the spirit for everyone. But for some who survive on the periphery of society, it can also be a life-saving coping mechanism and the last stand of their dignity.

CLOSING NIGHT: Valentino’s Ghost

Valentino's Ghost
SAT FEB 13 – 7:00PM

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guest Guest: Filmmaker in attendenace.
Gore Vidal, Robert Fisk, Niall Ferguson and John Mearsheimer are among the interviewees examining how Hollywood and the media portrays Muslims and Arabs in this important documentary.more

 


Just For Laughs Comedy Festival

VIFF Vancity Theatre and JFL Northwest bring you 7 films on comedy… comedians on film… animal comedies… Patrick Swayze and Turkish Star Wars!  View the whole series HERE 

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead:The Story of The National Lampoon
THU FEB 18 – 6:30PM

Three Harvard graduates start a national humor magazine for adults, launching the careers of some of Hollywood’s most legendary talent. But success and excess among its brilliant and subversive contributors begins to challenge its existence. more

 

FINAL SCREENING:  The Gentlemen Hecklers do Road House 

The Gentlemen Hecklers  do Road House
SAT FEB 27 – 9:30PM

A local institution (they ought to be in one), the Gentlemen Hecklers supply the commentary you wish you had thought of to the best bad movies. In their Vancity Theatre debut, Eric Fell, Patrick Maliha, and Shaun Stewart turn their sites on the 1989 Rowdy Herrington “classic”, Road House, starring Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch and Sam Elliott. more

 


KDocs Documentary Festival Feb 19 – 20

KDocs is Kwantlen Polytechnique University’s very own Documentary Film Festival, led by learners and educators from all of KPU’s communities. See viff.org and kpu.ca/kdocs for more info. All KDocs screenings are $5 and includes a panel discussion/Q&A. ($2 VIFF membership required).

Ticket PackAll Access Pack $20 Available

OPENING SCREENING: Drone 

Drone
FRI FEB 19 – 10:30AM
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guest Guest: Brandon Bryant, founder, Project Red Hand

Drone covers diverse and integral ground from the recruitment of young pilots at gaming conventions and the re-definition of “going to war”, to the moral stance of engineers behind the technology. more

CLOSING SCREENING: Fractured Land 

Fractured Land
 SAT FEB 20 – 5:30PM
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guest  Guest: Caleb Behn

Caleb Behn sports a Mohawk and tattoos, hunts moose, and wears a business suit. His father is a devout environmentalist and residential school survivor. His mother is in a senior position in the oil and gas industry. His people, at the epicenter of some of the largest fracking operations on earth, are deeply divided. How does Caleb balance their need for jobs with his sacred duty to defend their territory? more

 

 


As a non-profit film society we depend on word-of-mouth to help promote our programs. If you are able, please forward this email to those whom you think might be interested in this film or post the event on your social media networks. Thanks for your time.

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