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Wicked Little Letters

Based on a scandal that rocked the UK in 1920, Wicked Little Letters is a slyly subversive contribution to the normally staid genre of British costume drama with Olivia Colman and Jessie Buckley as odd couple friends who have a terrible falling out...

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Songs of Earth

This stunning, meditative documentary tracks a year in and around the breathtaking fjord where filmmaker Margreth Olin grew up, and where her 84-year-old father Jorgen has lived his entire life.

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I Am Not a Witch

Screening in the series …to glimpse: African Cinema Now! curated by Fegor Obuwoma, Rungano Nyoni's acclaimed debut feature is a visually striking satire about a 9-year-old orphan accused of witchcraft in contemporary Zambia.

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MUBI Presents: Gasoline Rainbow

An enormously sympathetic slice of pure, authentic Americana, the latest from the Ross brothers (Broken Nose, Empty Pockets) follows five high school graduates on a road trip across the Pacific Northwest.

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It’s Time for Our Next Chapter

This summer, we’re upgrading the VIFF Centre’s main theatre, installing immersive sound, state-of-the-art projection, and refurbishing our much-loved seats. With your help, we can showcase exceptional cinema as it deserves to be experienced.

 

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...to glimpse: African Cinema Now!

Curated by Nigerian writer and storyteller Ogheneofegor Obuwoma, this monthly series showcases contemporary African cinema that draws inspiration from the continent’s oral and filmic history. Expect an exploration of alternate possibilities—and whispers of the unexpected.

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First Look Fridays

Enjoy $10 tickets + complimentary tea & coffee at the first Friday matinee screening of these films.

Cottontail

Shoplifters star Lily Franky plays Kenzaburo, a widower still deeply traumatized by his wife's passing. Arriving in England to scatter her ashes in Lake Windermere as she has requested, the pig-headed Kenzaburo winds up lost with minimal English.

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Banel & Adama

In this stunning Senegalese tale of amour fou, Banel can scarcely bear to be parted from her beloved -- but the village elders fear her unruly passion is the root of the drought which threatens the village.

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Nobody Wants to Talk About Jacob Appelbaum
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Nobody Wants to Talk About Jacob Appelbaum

Is Jacob Appelbaum a hero, or a villain? An abuser, or a victim? A truth-teller, or a paranoid narcissist? Once the heir apparent to Julian Assange at WikiLeaks, he's now considered persona non grata. But what if the charges against him are false...?

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