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In this sly Spanish satire on moviemaking, actors, and egos, Antonio Banderas plays an international film star cast opposite a revered, and deeply self-serious stage thespian (Oscar Martínez) by arty, unorthodox director Lola Cuevas (Penélope Cruz).

VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre

Unidentified

In this terse, tense thriller, from the director of Miracle a cop in a small northern Romanian town becomes obsessed with a case of arson. But his own motives are far from straightforward.

VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre

Slash/Back

Indigenous History Month 2022 Rupture

Sleepy Pangnirtung, Nunavut transforms into a battleground when Inuit teens confront shapeshifting alien invaders. Drawing from Hollywood classics and traditional Inuit stories, Slash/Back boasts a warrior spirit that's as endearing as it is indomitable.

VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre

Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story

7000 musicians on 14 stages over 8 days... Jazz Fest, New Orleans takes some beating. This scintillating doc traces its first 50 years, its unique roots in the crucible of American music and multiple highs from an incredible, eclectic array of performers.

VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre

Miracle

A tale of crime and recrimination, Miracle follows Cristina, a nun on a secret errand in Romania’s Neamț county.

VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre

Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America

Former ACLU Deputy Legal Director Jeffery Robinson’s revelatory talk on the history of U.S. anti- Black racism is the most important film about race since I Am Not Your Negro and 13th. "A masterpiece." Michael Moore

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National Indigenous History Month

First Look Fridays

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

Benediction

The life of WWI poet Siegfried Sassoon is recalled in this intimate portrait by Terence Davies. Taking us from the battlefield, to gay romances, and to the sadness of youth recalled from a distance, Sassoon’s life is depicted with grace and sympathy.

Jury Prize for Best Screenplay, San Sebastian 2021

 

Friday, July 1 at 3pm

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Official Competition

In this sly Spanish satire on moviemaking, actors, and egos, Antonio Banderas plays an international film star cast opposite a revered, and deeply self-serious stage thespian (Oscar Martínez) by arty, unorthodox director Lola Cuevas (Penélope Cruz).

Audience Award, VIFF 2021

 

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Red Rocket

Arriving in his Texas hometown, washed-up porn star Mikey Saber talks his way into his estranged wife’s bed, starts peddling weed, and schemes to turn Svengali to teenaged Strawberry so that he can liberate her from a donut shop and rocket her to stardom.

VIFF Connect

Parallel Mothers

Janis (Penélope Cruz) is a single mother who meets and befriends a much younger woman, Ana (Milena Smit) at the maternity ward. Their babies are born on the same day, but their fates will soon diverge. Almodovar's latest is one of the films of the year.

VIFF Connect

Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America

Former ACLU Deputy Legal Director Jeffery Robinson’s revelatory talk on the history of U.S. anti- Black racism is the most important film about race since I Am Not Your Negro and 13th. "A masterpiece." Michael Moore

VIFF Connect

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