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Love Will Come Later

Documentary Romance Women Directors

Like many young Moroccans, Samir considers marrying a foreigner the key to a better life in Europe—but his family would rather arrange a marriage for him with a Moroccan woman. When he falls in love with a tourist, he weighs a life-changing decision.

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6:30 pm
Fri Sep 30
The Cinematheque
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8:45 pm
Sat Oct 08
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Thunder

Drama Women Directors

After leaving her convent in the Swiss Alps, 17-year-old Elisabeth seeks spiritual enlightenment through sexual exultation via her late sister's journal. A bold debut from writer-director Carmen Jaquier.

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1:30 pm
Sat Oct 01
International Village 10
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A Piece of Sky

Award Winners Drama

In a remote alpine village, Anna, a young mother, falls in love with Marco, a strong and silent farmhand. After they get married, Marco’s behaviour grows erratic, leading up to a transgression that threatens to tear their family apart.

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9:30 pm
Sat Oct 01
International Village 10
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1:15 pm
Mon Oct 03
International Village 9
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Until Branches Bend

Drama Human Rights & Social Justice Women Directors

Discovering a potentially invasive insect inside a peach, fruit packer Robin immediately reports it. When management refuses to take action, she goes public with her concerns and precipitates a widescale shutdown in her Okanagan town.

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9:00 pm
Sun Oct 02
Vancouver Playhouse
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6:00 pm
Fri Oct 07
The Rio Theatre
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Something You Said Last Night

Award Winners Drama LGBTQIA2S+ Women Directors

Having already suffered the humiliation of losing her job, Ren must now endure a week of summer vacation with her overbearing parents and extroverted, overachieving younger sister. A disarmingly intimate debut feature by Luis de Filippis.

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9:00 pm
Tue Oct 04
International Village 10
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6:45 pm
Thu Oct 06
International Village 8
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See You Friday, Robinson

Award Winners Documentary Experimental & Avant Garde Women Directors

Iranian filmmaker and author Ebrahim Golestan finds a new pen pal in Jean-Luc Godard. Their correspondences are full of poetic contemplations, cryptic riddles, and mutual reverence as they meditate on being an artist in the 21st century.

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6:30 pm
Thu Oct 06
The Cinematheque
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3:30 pm
Sat Oct 08
International Village 8
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De Humani Corporis Fabrica

Documentary Women Directors

Directors Véréna Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor utilize micro-cameras to wander the human body without limit. The horror of open surgery gives way to the abstract beauty of medical imaging, repurposing it to craft a harrowingly immersive documentary.

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9:00 pm
Thu Oct 06
The Cinematheque
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6:00 pm
Sat Oct 08
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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