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Sharon McGowan

Duration: 52 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2015
Series:
Vancouver International Women in Film Festival
Director: Sharon McGowan

Showtimes

Mar 09 03:30 pm

Bearded Ladies is an engaged and engaging documentary about Rosamond Norbury, a self-described “omnisexual” Vancouver photographer who explores gender and identity with a playful ‘wink and a nod’. The film follows Norbury as she creates her most recent show, a series of surprising and often hilarious portraits of women donning male drag for the first time.

Plus short films Kanada Girl (11 min) and Synesthesia (20 min)

Caroline Monnet

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

Showtimes

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,

Andrew Morgan

Duration: 92 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2015
Series:
Vancity Theatre Screening
Director: Andrew Morgan

Filmed in countries all over the world, from the brightest runways to the darkest slums, and featuring interviews with the world’s leading influencers including Stella McCartney, Livia Firth and Vandana Shiva, The True Cost is an unprecedented project that invites us on an eye-opening journey into the lives of the many people and places behind our clothes. A portion of proceeds will be donated to Battered Women’s Support Services and the screening will include a pop-up shop by My Sister’s Closet.

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House collective

Duration: 11 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2015
Series:
Just Film Festival
Director: Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House collective

Immigrants to Canada arrive healthier than the average Canadian but this reverses in 5 to 10 years after arrival. This video looks at four groups – three immigrants and one Aboriginal – and discusses how food and culture affects them.