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Ali Ahmadzadeh

(Madare ghalb atomi)
Duration: 93 mins
Country of Origin: Iran, 2015
Series:
Vancity Theatre Screening
Director: Ali Ahmadzadeh

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Jul 13 08:30 pm

Pitched somewhere between dream and reality, this surreal tale follows two party girls and their close encounter with… the devil? “An exciting example of Iranian independent filmmaking, one that gives hope for the future.” Alissa Simon, Variety

Muayad Alayan

Duration: 94 mins
Country of Origin: Palestine, 2015
Series:
B&W By Design: Monochrome Movies in the Colour Era
Director: Muayad Alayan

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Jul 11 06:30 pm

In this Palestinian comedy-thriller, Sami Metwasi plays Mousa, a petty thief looking to leave his home behind. There’s a chance to sneak out through Israel to Italy, but our hero will need $5,000 cash. He steals a Volkswagen, expecting a big payoff, but there’s an awful surprise in the trunk, and poor Mousa winds up caught between Palestinian militants and Israeli intelligence in a deadly dilemma.

Darren Aronofsky

Pi
Duration: 84 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 1998
Series:
B&W By Design: Monochrome Movies in the Colour Era
Director: Darren Aronofsky

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Jul 25 06:30 pm

In the mind-bending first feature from Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan, The Wrestler and Noah) Max is a renegade mathematician searching for numerical order in the New York Stock Exchange. He’s looking for the perfection in the world, an order underneath all the chaos. He believes that if he puts a numerical analysis on the data he’ll be able to find this unifying order. Instead, his discoveries have the opposite effect…

Reuben Atlas

Duration: 86 mins
Country of Origin: GB,USA,France, 2016
Series:
Bell Media Best of Hot Docs 2016
Director: Reuben Atlas

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Jul 08 06:30 pm

Presenting the cream of the crop from this year’s HotDocs Film Festival, VIFF Vancity Theatre is pleased to showcase five of the outstanding documentaries of 2016. Sour Grapes (from Jerry Rothwell, the director of How to Change the World) is one for the connoisseurs, the eye-opening, mouth-watering true crime tale of what happened when oenophilia met high finance in the heady years leading up to the crash of 2008.

Austin Andrews

Duration: 83 mins
Country of Origin: Canada,South Africa, 2016
Series:
Community Events
Director: Austin Andrews

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Jul 21 06:30 pm