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Goya, Carrière and the Ghost of Buñuel

Art, Music & Photography Documentary

The late, great French screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière—Buñuel's closest collaborator—guides us through the extraordinary riches of Francisco Goya's work, with further commentary by Julian Schnabel, Carlos Saura, and others.

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1:15 pm
Fri Sep 30
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Cesária Évora

Art, Music & Photography Documentary Women Directors

Ana Sofia Fonseca's documentary about legendary singer Cesária Évora offers a rare glimpse into the Queen of Morna's mischievous humour, her love of Capo Verde, and her extraordinary ability to translate emotion into melody.

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3:30 pm
Fri Sep 30
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Catalyst Mentorship Program Alumni Documentary Women Directors

In 1999, 11-year-old Nisha Platzer lost her brother, Josh, to suicide. Twenty years later, her search leads her to the door of Josh's chosen family. An eloquent collage that asserts that both grieving and healing are meant to be communal experiences.

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6:00 pm
Fri Sep 30
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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1:00 pm
Sat Oct 08
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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MODES 1

Shorts

Visions of dark impulses are given the spotlight and invite an opportunity to reflect on the personal in relation to the political. From Congo to China, and the Philippines to Poland, the end is nigh.

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6:30 pm
Fri Sep 30
VIFF - VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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6:30 pm
Mon Oct 03
VIFF - VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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6:30 pm
Fri Oct 07
VIFF - VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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Anyox

Catalyst Mentorship Program Alumni Documentary Human Rights & Social Justice Women Directors

Originally constructed around a copper mine, the once thriving company town of Anyox now boasts only two year-round residents. An immaculately crafted portrait of the damage wrought by the callousness of colonial ambition.

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8:45 pm
Fri Sep 30
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Nightsiren

Award Winners Women Directors

A young woman shows up in a remote Slovakian mountain village looking for answers about her tragic family past, but her arrival sparks vicious rumours, resurrecting old superstitions that reveal a troubled family history.

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6:15 pm
Sat Oct 01
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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MODES 2

Shorts

Looking closer at archival images and stories from the past, these artists re-examine and re-create to establish history anew. A daring mix of approaches that excavate new ways of seeing old perspectives.

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6:30 pm
Sat Oct 01
VIFF - VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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6:30 pm
Tue Oct 04
VIFF - VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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6:30 pm
Sat Oct 08
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VIFF Short Forum: Program 1

Shorts

What kind of alchemy occurs to transform hardship into fortune? Here, the extraordinary burn brightly.

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8:45 pm
Sat Oct 01
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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3:00 pm
Mon Oct 03
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Tortoise Under the Earth

Drama Human Rights & Social Justice

Centering on the story of a young couple trying to come to terms with the loss of their daughter, Tortoise Under the Earth positions an intimate story of loss against the backdrop of cultural and environmental devastation caused by uranium mining.

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6:00 pm
Sun Oct 02
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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12:30 pm
Tue Oct 04
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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MODES 3

Animation Shorts

Whimsical, questioning and utterly absorbing, a collection of animated work delving into worlds of wonder, subversion, and Marxist mystery. These works are fun and some re-construct ideas of animation, paying homage to experimentalists who came before.

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6:30 pm
Sun Oct 02
VIFF - VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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6:30 pm
Wed Oct 05
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6:30 pm
Sun Oct 09
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VIFF Short Forum: Program 2

Shorts

Fear, doubt, and loneliness give way to pleasure, empowerment, and reclamation—or, is it the other way around?

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8:30 pm
Sun Oct 02
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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2:45 pm
Tue Oct 04
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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The Word

Award Winners Drama Women Directors

In 1968 Czechoslovakia, a small-town notary refuses to join the Communist Party. Inspired by director Beata Parkanová's own grandparents, The Word depicts the intimate lives of Václav and Věra and their bond in the face of political intimidation.

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12:30 pm
Mon Oct 03
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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