Cinema of Gaspar Noé
Reminiscent of Amour, Gaspar Noé's essential film compels us to look at aspects of life we too often shy away from: declining cognitive powers, the strains and stresses it places on an elderly married couple, played by Dario Argento and Françoise Lebrun.
Béatrice Dalle and Charlotte Gainsbourg are on a film set telling stories about witches. Technical problems and psychotic outbreaks plunge the shoot into chaos. It's less than an hour long but a self aware tour de force from Gaspar Noé (Vortex).
Enter the Void
Venturing where angels fear to tread, virtuoso filmmaker Gaspar Noé (Vortex) creates a dazzling journey into the Tokyo night, a mind-bending exploration of the outer reaches of human experience inspired by the Tibetan Book of the Dead.
Cannes ’21 Jury Prize winner
The latest from Apichatpong Weerasethakul is a dreamy, hallucinatory meditation on sound, memory, and history starring Tilda Swinton as an ex-pat orchid grower in Colombia, haunted by a booming noise only she can hear…
Opening May 27
Kamloops and Nelson
We’ve partnered with some beloved independent cinemas to deliver a series of festival favorites, Q&As, VR experiences and hands-on workshops to film-loving audiences across British Columbia. Upcoming VIFF Pop-Ups:
The Paramount Theatre – Kamloops, BC
Civic Theatre – Nelson, BC
Run Towards the Danger with Sarah Polley
Vancouver Writers Fest in partnership with VIFF
Monday, May 30 at 7:30pm
In Person at Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
Presented in partnership with VIFF.
Canadian writer, director, and Academy Award-nominated actor Sarah Polley joins the Vancouver Writers Fest in celebration of her evocative release, Run Towards the Danger.
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