Hot Docs programming manger Jessica Gyll on her standout picks in what she says was the most outspoken Hot Docs line-up yet.
Director Sofia Bohdanowicz shares how she created the deeply felt portrait of 77-year-old Parisian astrologer Julianne, armed with just 30 rolls of 16mm film and a vintage Bolex camera.
A scathing satire of the film scene in our city, The Age of Adulting is a film nevertheless made with love and hope for a better future for Vancouver’s relationship to the seventh art. We caught up with director Mark Lewis to get his perspective on his film and its subject.
Each year Reel Canada organizes a nationwide celebration of Canadian filmmaking and talent and it’s always a special chance to direct your attention to the best cinema our country has to offer.
A film critic for CBC Radio for over three decades, Rick Staehling’s voice on film is beloved to BC audiences. Ahead of his upcoming film lecture series, we spoke with Rick about where his love of movies began, his extensive career and the ever-changing Hollywood industry.
Controversial in its day, Belle de Jour may appear tame by our standards, but its unflinching look at middle-class marital dissatisfaction is potent and incisive.