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

Travel without Luggage: 6 Films at VIFF 2014 That Will Take You Around the World
Documentaries / Impact / Top 10 Lists / VIFF 2014 Films

Travel without Luggage: 6 Films at VIFF 2014 That Will Take You Around the World

At the Vancouver International Film Festival (September 25th to October 10th) this year, we are screening a selection of films from the “Extraordinary Places” series. The series features a handful of films in the 2014 program lineup that will awe you with their beautiful cinematography and unique filming locations. Get ready to travel the global with these … Continue reading

VIFF 2014 BC Spotlight: 6 Questions with Scott Renyard
BC Spotlight / Interviews / true north / VIFF 2014 Films

VIFF 2014 BC Spotlight: 6 Questions with Scott Renyard

Wild fish populations in BC have been declining since the late 70s, roughly the same time the open net fish farm industry began to grow fish in marine waters. Focusing on the research of biologist Alexandra Morton, filmmaker Scott Renyard links the crash of many fish species on Canada’s West coast to diseases spread from … Continue reading

Documentaries / Impact / true north

Extraordinary Places & Amazing Visions

One of the huge pleasures of film festivals is the ability to travel the world through cinema and to discover extraordinary places and ways of living. Same planet, different worlds! These 6 upcoming VIFF films transport us to the ends of the earth, providing huge pleasure simply ‘being’ in amazing seascapes or landscapes. Seeing them … Continue reading