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Just Film Fest: Valentino's Ghost

Program Running Time 100 min.


Films in Program

Directed By: Michael Singh
(USA, 2015, 100 mins, Blu-ray Disc)

Gore Vidal, Robert Fisk, Niall Ferguson and John Mearsheimer are among the interviewees examining how Hollywood and the media portrays Muslims and Arabs in this important documentary.

After the screening join the filmmaker and fellow activists at a reception to thank all of you for attending.

JFL Northwest: Comedy Short Shorts 2016

Program Running Time 100 min.

Feb 18 08:30 pm

Films in Program

Directed By: Various
(2016, 100 mins)

Who likes short shorts? We like short shorts. The NorthWest Comedy Fest and VIFF are proud to announce An Evening of Comedy Short Shorts a delightful hodgepodge of original Pacific Northwest submissions and curated comedy pieces from up and down the Left coast.

Oscar Nominated Short Films (Live Action)

Program Running Time 120 min.

Each year the Vancity Theatre is proud to present the nominees for the Academy Award for Best Short Film in the Live Action and Animation categories. Check viff.org for program details.

Feb 17 06:30 pm
Feb 22 01:00 pm
Feb 26 03:45 pm
Feb 26 08:00 pm
Feb 27 02:00 pm
Feb 27 06:30 pm

Films in Program

Directed By: Various
(Various, 2015, 107 mins)

Each year the Vancity Theatre is proud to present the nominees for the Academy Award for Best Short Film in the Live Action and Animation categories. Nominations are announced January 14. Check viff.org for program details.

Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

Program Running Time 105 min.

Each year the Vancity Theatre is proud to present the nominees for the Academy Award for Best Short Film in the Live Action and Animation categories.

Feb 17 08:45 pm
Feb 22 03:30 pm
Feb 26 01:45 pm
Feb 26 06:00 pm
Feb 27 12:00 pm
Feb 27 04:20 pm

Films in Program

Directed By: Various
(Various, 2015, 91 mins)

Each year the Vancity Theatre is proud to present the nominees for the Academy Award for Best Short Film in the Live Action and Animation categories.

Just Film Fest: Lowdown Tracks + The Hand That Feeds

Program Running Time 170 min.

The Just Film Festival brings the pursuit of justice to the big screen.

We feature social justice and environmental documentaries that go to the heart of issues confronting communities, here and around the planet. The focus of the festival is to motivate audiences to action by spotlighting issues both local and global.

Lowdown Tracks starts at 7:00 PM.

The Hand That Feeds starts at 8:50 PM.


Films in Program

(170 mins)

The Just Film Festival brings the pursuit of justice to the big screen.

We feature social justice and environmental documentaries that go to the heart of issues confronting communities, here and around the planet. The focus of the festival is to motivate audiences to action by spotlighting issues both local and global.

Lowdown Tracks starts at 7:00 PM.

The Hand That Feeds starts at 8:50 PM.

Just Film Fest: Six Saturday Matinee Films

Program Running Time 246 min.

The Just Film Festival brings the pursuit of justice to the big screen.

We feature social justice and environmental documentaries that go to the heart of issues confronting communities, here and around the planet. The focus of the festival is to motivate audiences to action by spotlighting issues both local and global.

Knitting Nannas & Cooking Across Cultures starts at 12:00 PM.

Milk Men starts at 1:00 PM.

Facing Fear & Nefertitti’s Daughters starts at 3:10 PM

The Wanted 18 starts at 4:30 PM

On Saturday, February 13, all day starting at 12:00 pm, be sure to visit the Social Justice Bazaar with up to 20 progressive organizations and connect with fellow activists.


Films in Program

(246 mins)

The Just Film Festival brings the pursuit of justice to the big screen.

We feature social justice and environmental documentaries that go to the heart of issues confronting communities, here and around the planet. The focus of the festival is to motivate audiences to action by spotlighting issues both local and global.

Knitting Nannas & Cooking Across Cultures starts at 12:00 PM.

Milk Men starts at 1:00 PM.

Facing Fear & Nefertitti’s Daughters starts at 3:10 PM

The Wanted 18 starts at 4:30 PM

Reclamation

Program Running Time 105 min.

Feb 29 06:30 pm

Films in Program

(Esterdad)
Directed By: Ali Ghaffari
(Iran, 2013, 105 mins, DCP)

After 1953 Iranian coup d’état, when General Fazlollah Zahedi is appointed as prime minister, a delegation is sent to Russia to reclaim the World War 2 indemnity. This is the beginning of some perilous adventures for Colonel Takin who is commissioned to fetch eleven tons of Gold to Iran…

Presented in partnership with Vancouver Iranian Film

JFL Northwest: The Gentlemen Hecklers do Road House

Program Running Time 114 min.

Feb 27 09:30 pm

Films in Program

Directed By: Rowdy Herrington
(USA, 1989, 114 mins, Blu-ray Disc)

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.

Reel Romance: The Look of Love in the Movies presented by Michael van den Bos

Program Running Time 110 min.

Feb 14 04:00 pm

Films in Program

Directed By: Various
(2016, 110 mins)

For movie lovers and eternal romantics, Vancouver film scholar Michael van den Bos presents Reel Romance, a vivacious Valentine to motion picture passions and peccadillos of the hungry heart. Michael will introduce a bevy of bewitching clips from classic cinema exploring that crazy little thing called love. From the seductive to the screwball, the starry-eyed silver screen romantics include Woody Allen, Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Charlie Chaplin, Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, Clark Gable, Greta Garbo… and even John Wayne!

Ninotchka

Program Running Time 110 min.

Feb 14 06:40 pm

Films in Program

Directed By: Ernst Lubitsch
(USA, 1939, 110 mins, DCP)

In which Greta Garbo is a Communist emissary from Soviet Russia, an idealogue whose stony heart melts under the decadent charm of Melvyn Douglas in a sublimely romantic Paris. Scripted by Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett, and directed by MGM’s master of classy comedy Ernst Lubitsch, this is about as irresistible a defense of the high life as you could wish for.

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