Nocturama: One of the Best and Most Provocative Films of the Year
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Nocturama: One of the Best and Most Provocative Films of the Year

Nocturama: One of the Best and Most Provocative Films of the Year By Adam Cook Divided into two parts—the first which follows a group of young people undertaking synchronized terrorist attacks on revolutionary monuments in Paris and the second which finds them all hiding out in a shopping mall after closing time—Nocturama is not so … Continue reading

Journeys, not Destinations in Albert Maysles’ Final Film
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Journeys, not Destinations in Albert Maysles’ Final Film

Journeys, not Destinations in Albert Maysles’ Final Film By Adam Cook Albert and David Maysles were masters of the direct cinema school of documentary. With their fly-on-the-wall approach and keen eye for idiosyncratic details, they created some of the most memorable non-fiction films of all time, including classics Salesman, Gimme Shelter and Grey Gardens. After … Continue reading

Indigenous Stories at VIFF Vancity Theatre
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Indigenous Stories at VIFF Vancity Theatre

This next month, we’re highlighting three remarkable indigenous stories on the big screen at VIFF Vancity Theatre: THE ROAD FORWARD – July 14-20 Casting a much needed spotlight on the untold histories of BC First Nations, Marie Clements’ non-fiction musical is a revelatory work that demands to be seen. Exploring the rise of indigenous activism … Continue reading