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Food, Inc. 2

The team behind the Oscar-nominated 2008 impact documentary, including journalists Michael Pollan (The Omnivore's Dilemma) and Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation), return with an update on our reliance on industrial farming and processed food.

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4:30 pm
Sat Apr 13
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Sun Apr 14
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Tótem

During the chaotic preparations for the birthday of her terminally ill father, a seven-year-old girl finds herself struggling to comprehend a complex adult world. A Buñuelian class study keyed to the interior life of a child.

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6:30 pm
Sat Apr 13
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Sun Apr 14
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6:10 pm
Tue Apr 16
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With Love and a Major Organ

Anabel has a heart problem: it's just too big for this world. Kim Albright's acclaimed debut strikes a lo-(sci-)fi surrealist vibe reminiscent of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. It's whimsical, unpredictable, and it hits close to home.

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8:30 pm
Sat Apr 13
VIFF Centre - Lochmaddy Studio Theatre
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Sun Apr 14
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Sun Apr 14
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Carmen Jones

In the run up to Vancouver Opera's production of Bizet's perennial favourite Carmen, a chance to hear the music in a radically different setting, in the ground-breaking film version of the Oscar Hammerstein's all-Black Broadway musical. 70th anniversary.

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4:00 pm
Sun Apr 14
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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The Monk and the Gun

A monk sends his disciple on a surprising mission in this gentle, joyful Bhutanese comedy offering shrewd reflections from a culture far-removed from our own.

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7:00 pm
Sun Apr 14
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Sun Apr 21
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500 Days in the Wild

Ten years ago Dianne Whelan decided to trek across Turtle Island, from the Atlantic to the Pacific and the Arctic Oceans, along the Trans-Canada Trail... All 24, 000 km of it. Little did she know what was in store...

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8:45 pm
Sun Apr 14
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Mon Apr 15
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Sun Apr 21
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Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus

Filmed across a week at his home just a few months before he died from cancer, this simple, pensive, poignant concert film comprises 20 pieces selected and performed by Ryuichi Sakamoto, and spans a lifetime of composition and artistry.

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9:10 pm
Sun Apr 14
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Mon Apr 15
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Tue Apr 23
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Masters of Screwball: Frank Capra

Director Frank Capra virtually created the screwball genre with It Happened One Night (1934). Michael van den Bos discusses Capra's key contributions to the golden age of screwball, followed by You Can’t Take It With You, starring Jimmy Stewart and Jean Arthur.

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10:30 am
Mon Apr 15
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The Taste of Things

Set in France in 1885, and photographed like an Impressionist painting, this sublime foodie film surveys the intuitive, intimate partnership between famed gourmand Dodin (Benoit Magimel) and his beloved cook Eugénie (Juliette Binoche).

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3:15 pm
Mon Apr 15
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5 Centimeters Per Second

Young love, missed connections, and unrequited feelings collide in this rarely screened early romance from Makoto Shinkai, the visionary director of global box office hits Suzume, Weathering With You and Your Name.

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5:00 pm
Mon Apr 15
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Who Can See Forever: A Portrait of Iron & Wine

Singer-songwriter Sam Beam -- aka Iron & Wine -- in performance at the Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, and in repose in the midst of a four-year creative outburst that garnered four Grammy nominations.

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8:30 pm
Mon Apr 15
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Double Happiness

A very young and personable Sandra Oh is Jade, an aspiring actress who makes light of her far-more traditional Hong Kong-emigre parents, but who finds expectations of her harder to reconcile than she might like to admit. Writer-director Mina Shum Q&A. Free event.

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6:10 pm
Wed Apr 17
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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