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Jan Haaken

Duration: 76 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2015
Series:
Just Film Festival
Director: Jan Haaken

Psychologist and filmmaker Jan Haaken revisits the region where she spent childhood summers on her aunt and uncle’s dairy farm, following four Pacific Northwest families as they try to survive amidst intense pressures that have led most dairies to go under.

Matthew Heineman

Duration: 98 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2015
Series:
Vancity Theatre Screening
Director: Matthew Heineman

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Feb 17 04:30 pm

"Like Breaking Bad in real life," (Newsweek), Cartel Land plunges us into the heart of darkness, the front lines of Mexico’s narco wars, where the Knights Templar wreak havoc on anyone who opposes them, and into Arizona’s "Cocaine Alley", where paramilitaries vainly attempt to bolster the border patrols.

Patricio Henríquez

Duration: 56 mins
Country of Origin: Canada,Zambia,Tanzania, 2015
Series:
Just Film Festival
Director: Patricio Henríquez

 

This feature documentary recounts the incredible odyssey of 22 men from China’s persecuted Uyghur minority who were detained in Guantánamo as terrorists. These Turkicspeaking Muslims, persecuted by the authorities in Beijing, escaped to the Middle East where they were captured and sold as terrorists to the American forces. From northern China to Guantánamo, Cuba, this new documentary by Patricio Henríquez charts the incredible odyssey of three of these “prisoners of the absurd,” linked to worldwide terror networks through no fault of their own

Rowdy Herrington

Duration: 114 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 1989
Series:
Northwest Comedy Festival
Director: Rowdy Herrington

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Feb 27 09:30 pm

A local institution (they ought to be in one), the Gentlemen Hecklers supply the commentary you wish you had thought of to the best bad movies. In their Vancity Theatre debut, Eric Fell, Patrick Maliha, and Shaun Stewart turn their sites on the 1989 Rowdy Herrington "classic", Road House, starring Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch and Sam Elliott.

Tonje Hessen Schei

Duration: 75 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2014
Series:
KDocs
Director: Tonje Hessen Schei

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Feb 19 10:30 am

Drone covers diverse and integral ground from the recruitment of young pilots at gaming conventions and the re-definition of “going to war”, to the moral stance of engineers behind the technology, the world leaders giving the secret “green light” to engage in the biggest targeted killing program in history, and the people willing to stand up against the violations of civil liberties and fight for transparency, accountability and justice.

Special Guest and Keynote Speaker: Brandon Bryant, founder, Project Red Hand, star of Drone

Zoe Hopkins

(Cinematic Indigenous Sovereignty series)
Duration: 72 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2015
Series:
Vancity Theatre Screening
Director: Zoe Hopkins

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Feb 25 08:30 pm

Arising from the Embargo Collective II project, this feature-packaged collection of five short films is based on Lars von Trier’s The Five Obstructions. Five Canadian Indigenous female filmmakers challenged one another with creative restrictions pushing their artistic form,

Patrick Horvath

Duration: 89 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2015
Series:
Vancity Theatre Screening
Director: Patrick Horvath

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Feb 19 09:10 pm
Feb 20 09:10 pm
Feb 25 06:30 pm

A deserted stretch of lonely highway is all it takes to pull together this eerie anthology film, a remarkably cohesive and consistent collaborative effort pulled together by the makers of V/H/S.

"This anthology of five horror tales is the rare group effort without a dud, as it cruises through variations on the genre with style and confidence." Film Comment