Here are 5 films at VIFF that are bringing the action in a big way and deserve to be seen on an equally big screen. Check them out in the coming days across various VIFF venues!
Paradox succeeds as a mystery, a stomp-fest and a poetic reflection on grief, power and sacrifice. Come for the action, stay for the humanity. Screening Saturday, October 7 @ 4:45pm at Vancouver Playhouse, Monday, October 9 @ 1:30pm at International Village, and Friday, October 13 @ 8:30pm at Rio Theatre.
2. Hidden Sword
A parade of soon-to-be-classic swordplay set pieces anchor this dazzlingly shot, star-studded comic action masterpiece. Screening Wednesday, October 4 @ 9:00pm at Vancouver Playhouse, Saturday, October 7 @ 2:30pm at The Centre, and Wednesday, October 11 @ 9:00 PM at Rio Theatre.
At the End of the Tunnel has enough plot twists and reversals to keep even the most seasoned thriller aficionados guessing. Screening Monday, October 9 @ 1:15pm at Rio Theatre and Thursday, October 12 @ 9:00pm at Vancouver Playhouse.
4. In the Fade
Furiously pursuing justice while simultaneously grieving her dead family, Kruger’s Katja will stop at nothing to ensure the perpetrators pay for their senseless slaughter, leading to a double climax of shocking power that calls into question any number of assumptions we hold about terrorism and terrorists themselves. Screening Wednesday, October 4 @ 9:00pm at The Centre.
The Canadian north’s unforgiving nature is amplified to chilling effect in this claustrophobic, white-knuckle thriller from Ana Valine. Screening Friday, October 6 @ 4:30pm at International Village.
For tickets to any of these films visit viff.org!