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The Late Show

Ira (Carney) comes out of retirement when his old partner Harry bleeds to death on his doorstep. What had he been working on? The case of a missing cat... Lily Tomlin, Harry's kooky client, joins forces to unearth the truth - and get her cat back.

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Anonymous Club

A raw and intimate picture of enigmatic singer-songwriter, Courtney Barnett - an anti-influencer who is a powerful voice for our times, a recluse acclaimed by audiences the world over and a strong female artist in conflict with herself.

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VIFF+ Members' Early Bird Day Screening

VIFF+ Members' Early Bird Day Screening

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Girl Picture

Three teenage girls find friendship, fall in love, fall out, experiment with boys, experiment with each other across three ordinary weekends in Finland, in Alli Haapasalo's fresh, funny and true coming of age movie. 100% Fresh, Rotten Tomatoes

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Dear Audrey

Love stories come in all shapes and sizes, but you might be hard pressed to find a more compassionate one than Jeremiah Hayes' film about Martin, his third wife, Audrey, and their daughter Jacqueline.

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The Territory

This visually exciting and forceful film gives us "eyes on the ground" as indigenous tribes in the Brazilian rain forest seek to repel illegal encroachments on their land via bows and arrows, drones, and activism. "Fearless... thrilling." POV magazine

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Please note: due to the current heat wave, temperatures in the VIFF Centre atrium and Studio Theatre are warmer than usual. The air conditioning is pumping inside the Vancity Theatre, keeping things nice and cool. Come in, grab a cold drink and beat the heat!

Festival News

Glowing VIFF

Join Us at VIFF 2022

September 29–October 9

Presenting approximately 120 features and 100 shorts and expand the frame with talks, conferences, performances and other unique events that celebrate film and film culture.

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VIFF+

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VIFF+ Members’ Early Bird Day, August 19

VIFF+ members enjoy discounts, exclusive free events and lots of special perks. Join before August 18th and save even more on your Festival packs and passes on Members Early Bird Day.

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Join our community in supporting exceptional cinema the way it was meant to be seen. Our Volunteer program supports personalized placement so you can find the right way to connect and enjoy!

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The Territory

This visually exciting and forceful film gives us “eyes on the ground” as indigenous tribes in the Brazilian rain forest seek to repel illegal encroachments on their land via bows and arrows, drones, and activism. “Fearless… thrilling.” POV magazine

 

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Ragged Glory: Summer in the 70s

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Running Until Sep 4

We’re rewinding through the short, pungent era of the New American Cinema. It was a troubled and tumultuous time and it gave rise to a new kind of American movie: cynical, anti-authoritarian, violent and sexually frank, self-critical… in a word: grown-up.

All tickets $10; Series Pass $99 ($70 for VIFF+ Members)

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In the Spotlight

Dawn of the Dead

The dead now out-number the living. Two Philly S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter and his TV executive girlfriend flee in a helicopter, and seek refuge in a secluded suburban shopping mall. Secluded, but not deserted...

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Star Wars: A New Hope

Young Luke Skywalker is thrust into adventure when he intercepts a distress call from the captive Princess Leia. The event launches him on a daring mission to rescue her from the clutches of Darth Vadar.

© & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Used Under Authorization.

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The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

Ben Gazzara is Cosmo Vitelli, proud owner of the strip joint Crazy Horse West and in every sense a showman. His fondness for gambling lands him in trouble with the mob, but they offer him an out: all he has to do is murder the eponymous Chinaman...

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Crime Scenes

Thursdays through July and August we’re celebrating mobsters, sociopaths and private dicks as we highlight these classic crime thrillers, detectives, mysteries and suspense films under the magnifying glass.

 

All tickets $10

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First Look Fridays

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

Girl Picture

Three teenage girls find friendship, fall in love, fall out, experiment with boys, experiment with each other across three ordinary weekends in Finland, in Alli Haapasalo's fresh, funny and true coming of age movie. 100% Fresh, Rotten Tomatoes

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The Good Boss

Winner of 6 Goya Awards including Best Film, this shrewd Spanish satire is blessed with a typically charismatic and double-edged performance from Javier Bardem as proudly paternalistic patrón Blanco. The movie, like Blanco, is charming but ruthless.

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VIFF Connect

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All My Puny Sorrows

Despite a failed marriage and a floundering writing career, Yoli is primarily concerned about her sister Elf, a renowned pianist who’s ready to end her enviable life. A refreshingly candid, deeply affecting adaptation of Miriam Toews’ beloved novel.

 

Available July 29 – August 25

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