What Walaa Wants played at VIFF 2018 and will be screening again at VIFF Vancity Theatre this coming Wednesday February 27th. This film follows Walaa from the ages 15-21 as this defiant young girl navigates formidable obstacles to reach her dream of becoming a policewoman in the Palestinian Security Forces. Often times we see stories …
“Does this finally prove that size matters?” James Cameron asked, cheekily, when he picked up the award for Best Film at the Golden Globes for his epic romance, Titanic, 21 years ago this week. His point: no matter how cheap and convenient DVD might be, people would go to the movies if you gave them enough of a reason not to stay at home.
Curtis Woloshuk reflects on the film that lured him into the darker waters of cinephilia.
Playing throughout February at VIFF Vancity Theatre, this year’s Black History Month program includes exciting new work from young Canadian filmmakers, a focus on inspirational women, and finds recurring themes in the power of music, political protest, and education.
The Taviani brothers have been at the forefront of Italian cinema since the mid-1970s. The 2018 Italian Film Festival is a bittersweet opportunity to discover one last work of art from the singular pair of masters.
5 films at VIFF for the action junky in all of us!