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Carole King: Home Again - Live in Central Park 1973

This brand new feature-length concert film presents the legendary Carole King's triumphant May 26, 1973 homecoming concert on The Great Lawn of New York City's Central Park before an estimated audience of 100,000.

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4:00 pm
Sat Feb 04
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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Sun Feb 05
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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Mon Feb 06
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Saint Omer

Alice Diop’s superb film, based on a notorious case of infanticide from a few years ago, subtly, almost surreptitiously evokes complex ideas and emotions around motherhood, gender, and marginalized communities.

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4:20 pm
Sat Feb 04
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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5:00 pm
Sun Feb 05
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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1:00 pm
Tue Feb 07
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Baby Ruby

Black Swan meets Rosemary's Baby in Bess Wohl's gripping and disturbing psychological thriller about an exhausted, stressed new mother (Noémie Merchant, Portrait of a Lady on Fire) falling apart.

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6:20 pm
Sat Feb 04
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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Sun Feb 05
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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3:45 pm
Mon Feb 06
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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RRR (Rise Roar Revolt)

One of the breakthrough movies of the year, SS Rajamouli's astonishing RRR is the kind of blockbuster action film that reminds us how and why cinema has thrilled audiences all over the world for more than a century.

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7:00 pm
Sat Feb 04
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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7:50 pm
Sat Feb 11
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Skinamarink

Two children wake up in the middle of the night to find their father is missing, and all the windows and doors in their home have vanished.

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8:20 pm
Sat Feb 04
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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8:00 pm
Sun Feb 05
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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3:45 pm
Tue Feb 07
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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Baahubali: The Beginning

Rajamouli dived deep into Joseph Campbell territory here, crafting a classic epic adventure saga on a such a scale he needed two films to showcase it. The ambition of this production is breathtaking, a Telugu analogue to Avatar and Lord of the Rings.

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1:30 pm
Sun Feb 05
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Descendant

Brown's moving film zeroes in on the descendants of the 110 slaves brought in on the last known slave ship to transport kidnapped Africans to America as human cargo, an illegal shipment undertaken as a bet by a local landowner, Timothy Meaher.

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2:00 pm
Sat Feb 04
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Sun Feb 05
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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1:30 pm
Mon Feb 06
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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In the Heat of the Night

Sidney Poitier in an indelible role a Philadelphia police detective Virgil Tibbs, pulled in as a murder suspect when changing trains in Mississippi. He allies with bigoted local sheriff (Rod Steiger) to solve the case.

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7:30 pm
Sun Feb 05
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Elvis

Presley according to Moulin Rouge maestro Baz Luhrmann, with a particular focus on his relationship with manager Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks). But it's Austin Butler's dynamic performance which really shakes up this hyper stylized biopic

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2:30 pm
Wed Feb 08
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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2:30 pm
Thu Feb 09
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Ever Deadly

In Tanya Tagaq, we are lucky to have a radical innovator in the art of throat singing, and this collaboration with Chelsea McMullan brings rare insights into her background and family life while doubling as a record of an extraordinary live performance.

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3:20 pm
Wed Feb 08
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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3:20 pm
Thu Feb 09
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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Dear Jackie (Free Screening)

Henri Pardo's film is a cinematic letter to Jackie Robinson, the first African American player in Major League Baseball and a civil rights activist who broke the colour barrier when he joined the minor-league Montreal Royals in 1946. For a short time, the impossible seemed possible in a segregated North America.

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6:10 pm
Thu Feb 09
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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Chien Blanc

Living in LA in 1968, French novelist Romain Gary adopts a stray Alsation, but to his horror discovers it has been trained to attack Blacks. His wife, the actress Jean Seberg argues it must be put down, but Gary insists it can be retrained...

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8:20 pm
Thu Feb 09
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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