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Playing like an extended and deeply unsettling episode of Black Mirror, Hao Wu’s stylishly crafted doc portrays a dystopia where all human interactions are mediated and monetized through social media platforms, and the value of an individual life is determined by clicks and cash.
The Running Actress, a pet project from award-winning actress Moon So-ri, addresses some of the struggles that Korean actresses face as they age by highlighting her own experiences competing for leading roles in films only to be passed over for younger actresses, despite her own celebrated career.
While addressing physical waste and cutting costs, green productions are showing how they can work from a script that is both socially conscious and environmentally responsible as well.
By: Jason Margolis.
We were lucky to get a moment to catch up with Lipovsky during VIFF in advance of the screening of his new film, Freaks.
As autumn weather and scattered showers descend upon Vancouver, the arrival of first time director and screenwriter Lhpal Gyal’s new film, Wangdrak’s Rain Boots, is quite possibly the heart-warming distraction that Vancouverites need to offset the impending gloom.