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

Top Visually Appealing Films at VIFF 2015
BC Spotlight / Top 10 Lists / VIFF 2015

Top Visually Appealing Films at VIFF 2015

Let these films captivate you with their awe inspiring images on the big screen at VIFF. Charlotte’s Song:  Think Pan’s Labyrinth meets Carnivale and you’ll still be unprepared for this astonishing debut from Done Four Productions and director Nicholas Humphries. In this Dust Bowl-era reimagining of The Little Mermaid, an amphibious siren (Katelyn Mager) falls … 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