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David Tedescho

Duration: 97 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2014
Series:
Vancity Theatre Screening
Director: David Tedescho

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Mar 13 06:20 pm
Mar 15 03:00 pm
Mar 15 07:20 pm
Mar 16 06:30 pm
Mar 17 08:45 pm
Mar 18 01:00 pm
Mar 26 04:30 pm

Not just a celebration of the New York Review of Books (though it is certainly that), Martin Scorsese and David Tedescho’s documentary chronicles many of the historical, political and cultural landmarks of the past half century, through the prism of that august publication’s intellectual insight and rigour. Along the way, they interview (or unearth archival footage of) some of the finest minds of the period, including Joan Didion, Gore Vidal, Susan Sontag, Norman Mailer, Noam Chomsky, Stephen Jay Gould, Andrei Sakharov, Vaclev Havel, Oliver Sacks and James Baldwin. As you might expect, the film sparkles with wit and wisdom, erudition and elucidation.

"A bracing film about the value of radical ideas and the importance of being courageous enough to consider them." Norman Wilner, Now

Danny Tedesco

Duration: 101 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2008
Series:
Music Mondays
Director: Danny Tedesco

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Mar 30 08:30 pm

Like 50 Feet From Stardom this is the story of unsung heroes, the session musicians who made the 60s swing. Guaranteed, you will never hear pop from that era the same way again. Touching on everyone from the Beach Boys to Elvis, Sinatra to Sonny & Cher, this is an astonishing glimpse behind the scenes at the hey day of American pop. "Wonderful, touching and hilarious." Elvis Costello

"A treasure trove of witness-at-creation anecdotes and enduringly potent ’60s pop classics, The Wrecking Crew is a well-nigh irresistible treat for aficionados of music from the era when acts like the Beach Boys, the Association and the Monkees were topping the charts. Pic celebrates a loose-knit group of largely unknown (except by industry insiders) session musicians, many of whom supplied the defining licks and backbeats — and in some cases, actually played instruments for band members — on legendary recordings." Joe Leydon, Variety

Mark Titus

(The Breach)
Duration: 85 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2015
Series:
Sea Shepherd Presents
Director: Mark Titus

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Mar 09 06:30 pm

Given their almost mythical abilities to swim upstream and overcome unthinkable obstacles in order to perpetuate their species, wild salmon seem unlikely symbols of fragility. However, by weaving together interviews, archival photos and underwater footage, Pacific Northwest filmmaker Mark Titus spins a damning tale of human stupidity, selective memory and a looming ecological crisis so dire that viewers will be left praying that it’s all just a fish story.

David Trueba

Duration: 108 mins
Country of Origin: Spain, 2013
Series:
Vancity Theatre Screening
Director: David Trueba

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Mar 20 01:00 pm
Mar 21 02:30 pm
Mar 22 03:00 pm
Mar 25 04:15 pm
Mar 26 06:30 pm
Mar 28 04:15 pm

A charming comic drama inspired by the true story of a high school English teacher who drove across Spain in 1966 to meet his idol John Lennon in hopes of clarifying some lyrics he couldn’t quite understand. On the way, he picks up two runaway teenagers — a pregnant girl fleeing a convent, and a boy escaping his dictatorial father.

“This small gem offers a lovely evocation of Spain as well as a touching tribute to an unforgettable moment in time when the Beatles seemed to offer brand new possibilities, the idea that strawberry fields might indeed go on forever.”Stephen Farber, Hollywood Reporter