Uncategorized / 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

While the Women Are Sleeping Leaves it up to Our Interpretation
Filmmakers / Gateway / Uncategorized / VIFF 2016

While the Women Are Sleeping Leaves it up to Our Interpretation

By Sam Hawkins For all its ambiguity, Wayne Wang’s While the Women are Sleeping shows off some self-awareness early on in the film. Hot on the heels of two mysterious targets, Kenji (played by Hidetoshi Nishijima) walks into the storefront they just walked out of. Attempting to uncover their connection, he strikes up a conversation with … Continue reading

VIFF Review: All This Panic
Filmmakers / Trailers / Uncategorized / VIFF 2016 / Youth Films

VIFF Review: All This Panic

By Anita Bedell All This Panic is a beautifully sympathetic documentary about the fragile transition into adulthood for seven young girls in Brooklyn. Having lived through an adolescence that more closely resembles Larry Clark’s Kids (1995) it is heartwarming to see a film like All This Panic. In this short tender documentary, director Jenny Gage … 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