An interview with Linda Ohama about A New Moon Over Tohoku
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An interview with Linda Ohama about A New Moon Over Tohoku

An interview with Linda Ohama about A New Moon Over Tohoku By Adam Cook Linda Ohama’s new documentary, A New Moon Over Tohoku compassionately chronicles the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident that devastated the coastal Japanese region of Tohoku through numerous interviews with survivors. An essential look into one of the most devastating natural … Continue reading

Why Volunteer at VIFF?
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Why Volunteer at VIFF?

By Mariam Baldeh Corey Ouellet’s passion for working behind-the-scenes fuels many of his projects. When he’s not managing directors, producers, and actors in the film industry at Lucas Talent Inc., he’s appeasing his love of film at Vancity Theatre. This is his third year as a Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) volunteer and his second year … Continue reading

Cineworks Program Manager Jem Noble on Gathering Rhythms at Vancity
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Cineworks Program Manager Jem Noble on Gathering Rhythms at Vancity

Cineworks Program Manager Jem Noble on Gathering Rhythms at Vancity By Adam Cook  This Sunday at 7:45pm, Vancity Theatre is hosting a very special free screening featuring locally produced short films, live music, and the world premiere of a 26-minute short film, The Sound We See: A Vancouver City Symphony, made by 10 young people … Continue reading

Sunset Song is the Cover Feature of Film Comment This Month
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Sunset Song is the Cover Feature of Film Comment This Month

“In Sunset Song, Terence Davies renders a young woman’s loves and strife with grandeur and austerity.” This month’s cover of ‘Film Comment‘ features an in depth interview with Terrence Davies on his literary adaptation of “Sunset Song,” Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s 1932 classic widely considered as a seminal Scottish novel. He speaks on everything from discovering the book … Continue reading

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Award Winning Actor and Director ADAM ARKIN as inaugural guest for DGC Masterclass

Launching in May 2016, the Directors Guild of Canada is pleased to present a series of Master Classes in partnership with VIFF. The DGC Master Class Series will feature multiple award-winning speakers from some of the most celebrated and critically acclaimed films and TV shows. The year-roun sessions are designed to educate and inspire everyone … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Executive Director Jacqueline Dupuis – 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction’s Connecting the Community Nominee

The VIFF team is  thrilled that our fearless leader, Jacqueline Dupuis, has been nominated for the 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction’s Connecting the Community Award. Through Jacqueline’s endeavours to create and support meaningful local connections, her passion for community and youth engagement shines through on a daily basis. If selected for this prestigious award, Jacqueline has chosen the … Continue reading