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Thank You VIFF Videographers & Photographers!

Hats off to our expert volunteer photographers and videographers who worked behind-the-scenes to capture the magic of VIFF! Find their beautiful work on all VIFF channels and archived video on our Vimeo channel. Meet the team: Photographers Ashley Tanasiychuk, VIFF Photographer Coordinator Andrea Icaza Largaespada Arjun Hair Christopher Edmonstone Elizabeth Rose Holt Jon Vincent Ragay … Continue reading

Why Volunteer at VIFF?
Interviews / Uncategorized / VIFF 2016 / volunteer

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

VIFF Review: The Love Witch
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VIFF Review: The Love Witch

By Brent Holmes Anna Billers’s The Love Witch is a modern-day throwback to the technicolor melodramas of the late 60’s early 70’s. It goes head over heels for lavish sets, dramatic dialogue and classic techniques. Ultimately, the film celebrates style and the sumptuous aesthetics of old-age cinema. Elaine (Samantha Robinson) is a witch obsessed with love … Continue reading

VIFF Review: We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice
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VIFF Review: We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice

By Alex de Boer Alanis Obomsawin’s We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice documents the lifespan of a case brought against the federal government by indigenous child welfare activist and social worker Cindy Blackstock. Filed in 2007, Blackstock and the Assembly of First Nations alleged the Canadian government was guilty of systemic discrimination against First … Continue reading