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Soviet Bus Stops

Art, Music & Photography Documentary

It may sound esoteric but this is a joyous film about the historical anomaly of whimsical, eccentric, aesthetically audacious bus stops that permeated the vast Soviet Bloc, lovingly, obsessively tracked down by Canadian photographer Chris Herwig.

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6:30 pm
Sun Oct 02
The Cinematheque
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4:15 pm
Tue Oct 04
International Village 8
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The Killing of a Journalist

Documentary Human Rights & Social Justice

Matt Sarnecki explores the murder of a Slovak reporter in a documentary that grips like a true page-turner: among the story ingredients are gangsters, crooked cops, blackmail, hidden thumb drives, and assassination plots via emoji-laced text messages.

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1:00 pm
Thu Oct 06
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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6:45 pm
Sat Oct 08
International Village 10
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The Blue Caftan

Award Winners Drama LGBTQIA2S+ Women Directors

Richly erotic and deeply moving, Maryam Touzani’s queer-themed film takes us to urban Morocco and into the lives of three beautiful souls. Halim is a master tailor; Mina is his loyal wife; Youssef is the man who slowly comes between them.

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9:00 pm
Thu Oct 06
International Village 10
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3:45 pm
Sat Oct 08
International Village 10
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A Matter of Trust

Women Directors

In one summer afternoon in Denmark, lives are irrevocably changed. A Matter of Trust features five unrelated stories which are seamlessly woven as characters discover trust and mistrust between strangers and those with whom they are closest.

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7:00 pm
Fri Oct 07
International Village 9
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Holy Spider

Award Winners Drama Human Rights & Social Justice

In Mashhad, Iran, a serial killer known as The Spider has murdered over a dozen women. Rahimi, a journalist obsessed with finding the killer, soon finds a skewed social morality that praises the perpetrator and condemns his victims.

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9:15 pm
Fri Oct 07
Vancouver Playhouse
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9:30 pm
Sun Oct 09
SFU Woodwards
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