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Tony Girardin

Duration: 90 mins
Country of Origin: Italy,Canada,France, 2014
Vancity Theatre Screening
Director: Tony Girardin


Mar 27 06:30 pm
Mar 28 06:30 pm
Mar 29 05:20 pm
Mar 31 06:30 pm
Apr 01 08:50 pm
Apr 02 06:30 pm
Apr 03 04:30 pm
Apr 04 04:30 pm
Apr 05 07:30 pm

The charismatic Giuseppe Marinoni has been making some of the most desirable bicycle frames in Canada for decades. A competitive cyclist in Italy in his youth, he decides, at age 75, to attempt a World Record for distance cycled in one hour for his age group. Giuseppe’s determination and perseverance lead him back to his native Italy for his training and, ultimately, his attempt at the record. This is a film not only for the spandex-and-helmet crowd but for anyone who believes that a man’s reach should exceed his grasp.

Kristina Grozeva

Duration: 107 mins
Country of Origin: Bulgaria, 2014
Women in Film and Television Festival
Director: Kristina Grozeva


Mar 06 04:00 pm

An honest, hard-working schoolteacher in a small Bulgarian town is driven to desperate measures to avoid financial ruin. This is an austere and well-composed film that builds dramatic tension through the main character’s shifting moral perspective. A disciplined performance by Margita Gosheva beautifully captures the specificity of time and place.

Preceded by the short film: Flash (Canada, 10 min)

A young woman on a bicycle, with a dangerous curiosity, takes an unexpected detour through a magical fantasy on her usual ride home from work.