Vancouver International Film Festival 2019 Martha: A Picture Story – a review

“Martha: A Picture Story” chronicles more than 50 years in the life and exploits of extraordinary New York City photographer, Martha Cooper as she follows her own muse, documenting the city and its residents with a unique, and often underrated expertise.

Vancouver International Film Festival – 2019 It Was All So Wonderful – a review

Pratt’s life was not without struggle and pain. She was disarmingly honest in describing the hard times, but was always able to find something positive or humorous to add to her narrative. As she herself recounts near the end of the film, “Well, it has been fascinating. Never a dull moment. It was all so much: it was all so wonderful”.

Vancouver International Film Festival – 2019 – “Cranks” a review

The film, shot in black and white, uses many local actors to achieve the ‘80’s look. Everyone is always listening to the radio and sometimes the movie audience sees actual “crank” letters superimposed with the action on the screen.

Vancouver International Film Festival 2019 presents “No. 7 Cherry Lane”

Yonfan’s first animated film is entirely original and completely mesmerizing. Reality, invention, passion and politics intertwine seamlessly, making for an unforgettable journey. Hong Kong natives will love the fact that the characters look like, and are voiced-over by some of their favourite movie stars.

Vancouver International Film Festival 2019 “We Are Not Princesses” – a review

“We Are Not Princesses”, an NFB documentary dedicated “to all displaced persons”, offers an unflinching opportunity to see into the lives of a group of women from Syria.

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