Black History Month at Vancity Theatre
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Black History Month at Vancity Theatre

Throughout February, Vancity Theatre will be marking Black History Month with a series of specially curated films; including the powerful documentary King: A Filmed Record; From Montgomery to Memphis, the sexy/sweet animated film Chico and Rita, the beautiful Through a Lens Darkly followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris, 1960 Academy Award Winning … Continue reading

News Blast #9: Latin American & African Cinema at VIFF 2014
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News Blast #9: Latin American & African Cinema at VIFF 2014

Latin American films have certainly made their mark at recent editions of VIFF, including Sebastián Lelio’s heartfelt Gloria, Amat Escalante’s harrowing Heli, Pablo Larrain’s formally adventurous No and Kleber Mendonça Filho’s eerie Neighbouring Sounds. With this region proving to be a hotbed of emerging filmmaking talent, we unveil an even more varied and vibrant sampling … Continue reading