Sleeping Giant Comes Full Circle
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Sleeping Giant Comes Full Circle

It has been a truly remarkable journey for this Canadian film from its premiere at Cannes to its subsequent appearance at over 40 film festivals around the world. “Sleeping Giant”, the 2015 Canadian film, directed by Andrew Cividino, screened at the International Critics’ Week section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and went on to win … Continue reading

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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

VIFF Insider’s Blog: Salutation
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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

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