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Creative Industries Week Free Screening: Portraits From a Fire

Undaunted by paltry audiences at his DIY films on the Tl'etinqox Reserve, teenage Tyler remains convinced that he's bound for bigger things. But when a DV tape resurfaces that casts new light on his family’s history, Tyler must unearth difficult truths.

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7:00 pm
Wed May 18
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Vortex

Gaspar Noé Cinema en français

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.

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3:00 pm
Thu May 19
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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3:00 pm
Fri May 20
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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6:00 pm
Fri May 20
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Islands

A shy Filipino immigrant blossoms in the presence of his beatific cousin in this charming and lovingly observed first feature from Martin Edralin.

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Available May 20 to June 16
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Gagarine

This inspiring magical realist film explores a rundown housing project through the eyes of a brilliant teen who is not about to see his home demolished. If the odds are against him, he'll still shoot for the stars... "Wondrous." Variety

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Available May 20 to June 16
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Mau

Or how a farm kid from Sudbury became a visionary designer, invited to remap Mecca and reinvent Guatemala... Bruce Mau is one of the essential voices of our time. This is his story.

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3:30 pm
Fri May 20
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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5:20 pm
Sat May 21
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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7:15 pm
Sun May 22
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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Jane by Charlotte

Cinema en français

Actor, singer Charlotte Gainsbourg turns her camera on her famous mother, actor, singer Jane Birkin in this intimate exploration of motherhood, aging, creativity and love.

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5:15 pm
Fri May 20
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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3:30 pm
Sat May 21
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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5:20 pm
Sun May 22
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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Je t'aime moi non plus

Cinema en français

Jane Birkin is Johnny, a waitress in a truck stop cafe. Enter Krass (Warhol star Joe Dallesandro), a gay haulage driver. Krass is immediately drawn to the boyish looking Johnny. What ensues is carnal, confusing, comic, tragic, and oh so cool.

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7:00 pm
Fri May 20
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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5:45 pm
Sat May 21
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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3:30 pm
Sun May 22
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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Enter the Void

Gaspar Noé Cinema en français

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.

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8:45 pm
Fri May 20
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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7:00 pm
Sat May 21
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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5:50 pm
Thu May 26
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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Lux Aeterna

Gaspar Noé Cinema en français

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).

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9:00 pm
Fri May 20
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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8:45 pm
Sun May 22
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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8:40 pm
Mon May 23
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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Revolution of Our Times

This clandestine account of the massive Hong Kong democracy protests which brought a million citizen out onto the streets in 2019 is riveting viewing.

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12:00 pm
Sat May 21
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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12:00 pm
Sun May 22
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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1:30 pm
Sat May 28
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Severance: In Conversation with Dan Erickson

Rated 98% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, Severance is one of 2022's most acclaimed shows. We were thrilled to chat with creator/writer Dan Erickson, whose inventive series features a unique script, sublime direction, incredible casting, and meticulous design.

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Available until May 23
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Donbass

Although director Serge Loznitsa is best known for his documentaries, Donbass is a black comedy of the chaos of wartime.

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Available May 27 to June 23
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