The Running Actress, a pet project from award-winning actress Moon So-ri, addresses some of the struggles that Korean actresses face as they age by highlighting her own experiences competing for leading roles in films only to be passed over for younger actresses, despite her own celebrated career.
While addressing physical waste and cutting costs, green productions are showing how they can work from a script that is both socially conscious and environmentally responsible as well.
By: Jason Margolis.
We were lucky to get a moment to catch up with Lipovsky during VIFF in advance of the screening of his new film, Freaks.
As autumn weather and scattered showers descend upon Vancouver, the arrival of first time director and screenwriter Lhpal Gyal’s new film, Wangdrak’s Rain Boots, is quite possibly the heart-warming distraction that Vancouverites need to offset the impending gloom.
More now than ever in 2018, borders are meant to be crossed. So here is a program that literally does so while also crossing other borders: from reality to fiction, from our world to the next, between identities, between genres, between forms and that expand beyond what we expect from Canadian film—and cinema itself.
By: Hogan Short In 1995 VIFF showed the intense debut film Black List directed by Canada’s own Jean-Marc Vallée. It was apparent even then that this Canadian talent was going to be a force in the industry. Fast forward to the 2018 festival, VIFF will be awarding Vallée with the well earned VIFF Tribute Award. …