Behind Closed Doors: Frederick Wiseman’s Titicut Follies
Adam Cook / Features / Vancity Theatre

Behind Closed Doors: Frederick Wiseman’s Titicut Follies

Behind Closed Doors: Frederick Wiseman’s Titicut Follies By Adam Cook On June 13th, we’re screening Frederick Wiseman’s breakthrough masterpiece Titicut Follies to honour its 50th anniversary. In the five decades following this film’s controversial release—more on that later—Wiseman has spent his prolific career peeking into American institutions, and picking them apart, but not with the … Continue reading

Fire at Sea
Adam Cook / Documentaries / Film Reviews / Vancity Theatre / VIFF 2016

Fire at Sea

Fire at Sea By Adam Cook One of the most talked about films of the year is Gianfranco Rosi’s masterful documentary, Fire at Sea. After having picked up the Golden Bear back in February—the Berlin Film Festival’s top prize—the film has gone onto rave reviews from critics and audiences around the world. It’s being described … Continue reading

Fun Stuff / VIFF 2016 / volunteer

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?
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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