Came for the Films, Stayed for the Tacos: A VIFF Programmer’s Guide to SXSW
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Came for the Films, Stayed for the Tacos: A VIFF Programmer’s Guide to SXSW

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. Continue reading

Insiders’ Blog: Celebrating Dragons & Tigers
Asian Cinema / Awards / Guest Posts

Insiders’ Blog: Celebrating Dragons & Tigers

By Adam Cook VIFF’s characteristically diverse and large lineup of films runs the gamut from documentaries to commercial films, to arthouse, and everywhere in between, but if there’s one thing this festival is, and should be, known for, it’s the long running Dragons & Tigers program. Originated by programmer Tony Rayns in 1994, this section’s … Continue reading