Documentaries / Impact / Press Release / Vancity Theatre

8 VIFF Features Returning to Vancity Theatre This Fall

The Assassin October 30 – November 9. Furthering the trajectory of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hero, and The Grandmaster, The Assassin is a martial arts movie recalibrated as an exquisite work of art. “Heart-stoppingly beautiful.” Robbie Colin, Daily Telegraph.  “Mesmerizing.” Justin Chang, Variety. “Captivates and astonishes.” Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian.  TICKETS  Hadwin’s Judgement November 6-12. Valorized with great … Continue reading

Insider’s Blog: Hidden Pasts, Digital Futures at VIFF
Adam Cook / Features

Insider’s Blog: Hidden Pasts, Digital Futures at VIFF

By Adam Cook In cinema’s century-plus spanning lifetime, technological developments, evolutions, and changes have kept the medium on its toes. Always adapting in form, movies went from silent to sound, from short to long, from black and white to colour, from celluloid to digital—with countless smaller, but no less important changes in between. Each time … Continue reading

VIFF Insider’s Blog: Salutation
Adam Cook / Features / Membership Plus+ / VIFF 2015

VIFF Insider’s Blog: Salutation

Insider’s Blog: Salutation By Adam Cook I’m currently the Membership Giving Coordinator for VIFF (which means I’m in charge of this), but my relationship with the festival stretches back eight years when my cinephilia first blossomed in the historic and dearly missed Granville 7 theatre (R.I.P.). After years of typical teenage movie love directed towards … Continue reading

Frank Giustra Announced as the Inaugural Recipient of VIFF Screen Industry Builder Award
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Frank Giustra Announced as the Inaugural Recipient of VIFF Screen Industry Builder Award

Recognizing Thought-leaders and Celebrating British Columbia as a Destination for Excellence and Innovation in Screen-based Media During its 34th edition, the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) will honour Frank Giustra, legendary financier and philanthropist, with its inaugural VIFF Screen Industry Builder Award. The Vancouver Board of Trade will host the 2015 Award presentation on Thursday, … Continue reading