Nettie Wild and KONELĪNE: our land beautiful at Vancity Theatre
Adam Cook / Documentaries / Impact / Uncategorized / Vancity Theatre / VIFF 2016

Nettie Wild and KONELĪNE: our land beautiful at Vancity Theatre

Nettie Wild and KONELĪNE: our land beautiful at Vancity Theatre By Adam Cook Over the past thirty years, Nettie Wild has established herself as one of the strongest voices in Canadian documentary. Films such as Blockade (1993), about a very tense standoff over the claiming of unceded Aboriginal territory in Northern BC, and A Place Called Chiapas … 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

JUST ANNOUNCED: 22 Award Winning Films Coming to VIFF 2015
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JUST ANNOUNCED: 22 Award Winning Films Coming to VIFF 2015

Having already announced 20 prestigious Cannes titles playing this fall’s festival, VIFF now unveils 22 award-winning films that have just been added to our line-up. Standouts from Berlin, Sundance, Tribeca, Rotterdam, and SXSW are just some of the exceptional films that are sure to strike a chord with festival-goers. More films will be announced on … Continue reading

Events / Vancity Theatre

Who Was David Oliver? And The Story of Ibérica Films

Who Was David Oliver? David Oliver was a man for whom the term “movie mogul” might have been created. Distributor, cinema builder and founding director of UFA, by 1920, he had already overseen the production over 200 films including such examples as the 1919 expressionist masterpiece The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. In 1934 he vanished without … Continue reading

Industry / Interviews / Uncategorized

Behind the Scenes with Executive Director Jacqueline Dupuis – 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction’s Connecting the Community Nominee

The VIFF team is  thrilled that our fearless leader, Jacqueline Dupuis, has been nominated for the 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction’s Connecting the Community Award. Through Jacqueline’s endeavours to create and support meaningful local connections, her passion for community and youth engagement shines through on a daily basis. If selected for this prestigious award, Jacqueline has chosen the … Continue reading