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.
The sheer scale of Austin, Texas’ SXSW lends itself to myriad descriptors. With overlapping music, film, interactive, gaming and comedy festivals augmented with conference sessions focussing on everything from sports to social impact, labels such as labyrinthine, monolithic or just plain monstrous are all quite apt.
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.
We’re thrilled to see some VIFF 2017 favourites amongst the list of nominees, including Call Me By Your Name, Get Out, The Florida Project, Lady Bird, Loving Vincent, Loveless, The Insult, Faces Places, A Fantastic Woman, The Square, and Wonder. Scroll down for the full list of nominees.
A record 92 countries have put forward entries for the Best Foreign-Language Film. Take a look at which VIFF 2017 films are contending for the Oscar.
By Paloma Pacheco 3 films at VIFF that let you to relive the wonder and magic of childhood.