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Five Sure Bets at VIFF 2014

In its 33rd year, the Vancouver International Film Festival is one of the largest film festivals in North America. Featuring 300+ films from over 60 countries, it can be overwhelming. Stick to sure bets (like these) or just be daring and go!

By published Sep 18, 2014
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Vancouver International Film Festival

Sep 25, 2014
Vancouver's biggest, most high profile film festival is bringing the best cinema from around the globe next Thursday to October 10. In its 33rd year, the Vancouver International Film Festival is one of the largest film festivals in North America. Featuring 300+ films from over 60 countries. Look out for B.C. and Canadian nominated films vying for one of the titles of the Canadian Image Awards and BC Spotlight Awards. And check out these five sure bets from our October issue.
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Start the Show: Rick Staehling on the Art of the Opening Sequence

May 24, 2014

Rick Staehling's three-decade-plus career as CBC's British Columbia film critic started with a review of Hitchock's Family Plot and ended with a review of Toy Story 3. Somewhere along the way he also found time to serve as the art director for Vancouver Magazine and Western Living. Join Staehling at the Vancity Theatre and watch him put 34 years of film watching to work, as he examines the evolution of the opening sequence.

Eckhart Tolle's book Milton's Secret gets film treatment

When Barnet Bain set out to adapt an Eckhart Tolle story, crowd-funding provided a fitting springboard

By published Mar 1, 2014

Bird Is the Word

A film based on the killer app Angry Birds is set to help local studios soar, thanks to powerhouse producer Catherine Winder

By published Mar 1, 2014