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