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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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6:45 pm
Tue Oct 04
International Village 9
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10:45 am
Fri Oct 07
International Village 8
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Field of Blood

Drama

A grieving writer is visited by the troubled protagonist of her novel, who has come to life to torment her. In her novel, the protagonist awaits trial for a serious crime, and the circumstances leading up to it are gradually revealed.

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6:00 pm
Fri Sep 30
International Village 8
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1:15 pm
Sun Oct 02
International Village 9
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Nayola

Animation Drama Human Rights & Social Justice

Yara, a politically censored rap artist in Angola, is on the run from the police. An encounter with an intruder brings the scars of the past into stark relief. Dreams, reality, myth, past, and present fluidly intertwine in this stunning animated feature.

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10:30 am
Sat Oct 01
International Village 9
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Dancing Pina

Documentary

Choreographer Pina Bausch's brilliance lives on as the Dresden Semperoper Ballet rehearses her Iphigenia in Tauris and dancers in Senegal breathe new life to The Rite of Spring. A fascinating insight into the lives of dancers and the power of movement.

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1:15 pm
Tue Oct 04
International Village 9
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6:15 pm
Thu Oct 06
SFU Woodwards
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Fogaréu

Action & Suspense Drama LGBTQIA2S+ Women Directors

Fernanda returns to her hometown of Goiás, Brazil, to scatter her adoptive mother's ashes and to learn the truth about her origins. In scenes infused with magical realism, she learns her disturbing family history and the limits of her strength.

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6:00 pm
Fri Oct 07
International Village 10
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1:00 pm
Sun Oct 09
International Village 10
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