Vancouver Art Gallery presents Canadian Premiere of ‘Guo Pei: Couture Beyond’, First Fashion Exhibition in Gallery’s History

Exquisite. Theatrical. Inimitable. Fashion Designs Become Masterworks of Art in the Canadian Premiere of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond Exhibition Marks First Fashion-Focused Presentation in Vancouver Art Gallery’s History For the first time in its history, the Vancouver Art Gallery presents an exhibition dedicated to the art of fashion with the Canadian premiere of Guo Pei: … Read more


“What They Had”   “What They Had” is a moving drama about difficult decisions and the interplay of family members as they search for solutions. Bridget (Hilary Swank) is phoned from her home in California by her brother Nick (Michael Shannon), telling her that she is needed in Chicago to help solve a concern with … Read more


VIFF – the “Docs” “Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable”   The Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 is in full swing, providing movie lovers with a veritable gold mine of films to see every morning, afternoon and evening from now through October 12th. Contemporary World Cinema (including a special focus on both France and Italy), … Read more

Kid Koala’s Satellite Turntable Orchestra events at VIFF!

Kid Koala Presents: Satellite   From October 5-7, the iconic DJ Kid Koala is bringing his latest album Music to Draw to: Satellite to life with the help of Vancouverites. Through six interactive performances, the Satellite Turntable Orchestra will invite audiences to recreate the album’s soundscape with 50 individual turntables, LED lights and stacks of colour-coded vinyl records.   This is … Read more

VIFF 2018 – More to see…

    Here is a brief review of two more films you’ll soon be able to see at VIFF 2018. The Sisters Brothers   “The Sisters Brothers” is a cowboy movie with a twist. Instead of being entertained by two upstanding citizens trying to tame the Wild West in 1851, we meet Charlie (Joaquin Phoenix) … Read more

VIFF – a film worth considering…

VIFF – another film to consider…   Ala Changso   The following is another short review of a Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 option.   “Ala Changso”, a Chinese film which won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Screenplay in Shanghai this year, is enjoying its North American Premiere at VIFF 2018. Beautifully set in … Read more

VIFF 2018: Oscar contenders and Hollywood star power in Special Presentations

VIFF unveils Special Presentations slate for 2018 edition 37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018   The Vancouver International Film Festival’s (VIFF) Special Presentations series features 16 of the most highly anticipated and acclaimed films of the festival season. Canadian films in the series include the late Rob Stewart’s final testament, … Read more

VIFF – Films To Consider Seeing

Vancouver International Film Festival As the 37th Annual Vancouver International Film Festival draws closer, we will be featuring some short reviews of films that movie buffs will want to add to their “must see” list. “The Heiresses” Already critically acclaimed in several countries, “The Heiresses”, a film from Paraguay, will have its Canadian Premiere during … Read more

VIFF 2018 Gateway stream features the latest from masters of East Asian cinema Jia Zhangke, Lee Changdong and Hong Sangsoo

37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018   The 2018 Vancouver International FIlm Festival’s (VIFF) Gateway stream will once again illustrate that Vancouver’s ties to the Pacific Rim are not only geographic and economic; the city is also a vital port of call for East Asia’s finest cinema. From China, Gateway … Read more

VIFF 2018 hosts Dr. Jane Goodall and VIFF Impact Award

37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018 As part of its Impact programming stream, the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) is partnering with the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada (JGI Canada) to host a special charity screening of the documentary Jane followed by a 45-minute Q&A with Dr. Goodall herself on … Read more

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