February is Black History Month, and with films Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, If Beale Street Could Talk, Widows, Sorry to Bother You and Hale County all getting awards season nods, now is an excellent time to turn to the screen to explore the stories that shaped our past and the events and dialogues that are currently happening in Black culture.
Kick back and enjoy the trailers for some of the films coming up at Vancity Theatre, including two Oscar-nominated films, a nail-biting adventure story about the triumph of the human spirit, a stunningly shot period film from Emmanuel Mouret, and the start of our Black History Month film series.
The intrepid programmers of VIFF have already started scouring the globe in search of amazing films to share with Vancouver this Fall. Our Director of International Programming, Alan Franey is heading to Germany later this week to attend The 69th Berlinale in search of cinematic delights.
After months of speculation, nominations for the 91st Academy Awards dropped this morning, with Alfonso Cuaron’s black-and-white epic Roma (now screening at Vancity Theatre) and Yorgos Lanthimos’ regal comedy-drama The Favourite (VIFF 2018) leading the pack with 10 nods each.
To round out your PuSh Festival experience, we offer a selection of films inspired by, and intended to be paired with, performances and artists in the 2019 PuSh program. In this partnership with VIFF, the darkened cinema matches the darkened theatre in illuminating and surprising ways.
Trailer Tuesday kicks off in 2019 with a host of must-see movies. Check out the trailers for some of the films screening this week at Vancity Theatre, including one of the most original filmgoing experiences of the year, A Bread Factory (Part 1 & 2), Darren Foster’s joyful documentary Science Fair and two flicks from the VIFF x PuSh Festival Film Series.