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Can Candan

Duration: 128 mins
Country of Origin: Turkey, 2013
Series:
Turkish Film Festival
Director: Can Candan

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Jan 24 09:30 am

Two documentary short features. My Child (82 mins) is about very courageous and inspiring group of mothers and fathers in Turkey who are parents of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-gender individuals. They have not only gone through the difficult path of accepting their children for who they are but also have taken the next step to share their experiences with other LGBT families and the public. Taşkafa (66 min) is a feature documentary film about memory and the most necessary forms of belonging, both to a place and to history, through a search for the role played in the city by Istanbul’s street dogs and their relationship to its human populations

Frank Capra

Duration: 130 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 1946
Series:
Vancity Theatre Screening
Director: Frank Capra

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Dec 20 04:15 pm

Every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings. You know you need to see this genuine Christmas classic as it was intended to be seen, on the big screen. Jimmy Stewart’s finest hour.

Tim Carroll

Duration: 190 mins
Country of Origin: GB, 2014
Series:
Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen
Director: Tim Carroll

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Jan 04 02:45 pm

Globe artistic director Mark Rylance and Stephen Fry star in this critically acclaimed and award-winning production of Shakespeare’s comedy of melancholia. An all-male cast replicate the performance norms of Shakespeare’s time. "Pure comic delight!"

Tickets $15 ($13 students/seniors)

"Sensational… Pure comic delight!"

Paolo Casalis

Duration: 64 mins
Country of Origin: Italy, 2014
Series:
Italian Film Festival
Director: Paolo Casalis

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Jan 10 08:00 pm

The fascinating story of Barolo wine and how it exploded as a world phenomenon. Now one of the most famous red wines in the world, 30 years ago Barolo was unknown even in its own production region, the beautiful Langhe, in northwestern Italy. Barolo’s current success is mainly due to the courage and initiative of a group of small-scale wine producers, the so-called Barolo Boys.

Edward S Curtis

(Special Centennial Screening)
Duration: 65 mins
Country of Origin: USA,Canada, 1914
Series:
Vancity Theatre Screening
Director: Edward S Curtis

VIFF Vancity Theatre and the Cinematheque join together this weekend to celebrate the centenary of a cinema landmark. In the Land of the Head Hunters was the first feature film made in B.C. and is the oldest extant feature made in Canada. It’s also the first feature made with an entirely indigenous North American cast and arguably the first ever documentary feature. A portrait of the Kwakwaka’wakw (formerly Kwakiutl) people of northern Vancouver Island and the central coast, it was directed by Edward S. Curtis, the renowned American photographer of First Nations life.

(Special Centennial Screening)
Duration: 65 mins
Country of Origin: USA,Canada, 1914
Series:
Vancity Theatre Screening
Director: Edward S Curtis

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Jan 10 12:00 pm

Back by popular demand! In the Land of the Head Hunters was the first feature film made in B.C. and is the oldest extant feature made in Canada. It’s also the first feature made with an entirely indigenous North American cast and arguably the first ever documentary feature. A portrait of the Kwakwaka’wakw (formerly Kwakiutl) people of northern Vancouver Island and the central coast, it was directed by Edward S Curtis, the renowned American photographer of First Nations life.

We are delighted to welcome AARON GLASS and BRAD EVANS, editors of the newly published book, Return to the Land of the Head Hunters (University of Washington Press).

We are delighted to welcome Bill Cranmer and Andy Everson who will attend as spokespeople of the Kwakwaka’wakw. Owen Underhill from the Turning Point ensemble will also be on hand to talk about his involvement with recording the film’s score, and the evening will be hosted by poet, scholar and filmmaker Colin Browne.