Canucks Riot I

Short Forum

The chaos on the streets of Vancouver that unfolded in the wake of the Canucks’ loss in the 1994 Stanley Cup Finals is revisited from dozens of perspectives.

Screens in program VIFF Short Forum: Programme 1

World premiere
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Lewis Bennett
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Canada 2021 10 min.


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Lewis Bennett is a filmmaker based in Vancouver. His documentaries have screened on the New York Times Op-Docs website and at film festivals such as the Toronto International Film Festival, Hot Docs Festival, and Slamdance Festival. His feature-length documentary debut, The Sandwich Nazi (2015), had its world premiere at SXSW, where it was nominated for the Documentary Grand Jury Prize.

Photo: © Taehoon Kim

The Sandwich Nazi (2015)