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Empire of Light

Drama Romance

Olivia Colman shines as an unhappy woman rediscovering romance with a young Black man in the English seaside cinema where they both work in this classy, transformative valentine to the movies from 1917 director Sam Mendes.

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6:00 pm
Fri Sep 30
Centre for Performing Arts
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Aftersun

Award Winners Drama Women Directors

On holiday in Turkey, a young father and his adolescent daughter are often mistaken for siblings as they carouse like impish kids. However, his personal demons are about to come calling. An affecting and frequently astonishing debut from Charlotte Wells.

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6:30 pm
Fri Sep 30
International Village 9
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9:15 pm
Sun Oct 02
International Village 9
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The Son

Drama

Teenager Nicolas is suffering from severe depression. It's so bad, his mom (Laura Dern) hands him over to his father, Peter (Hugh Jackman), who is celebrating a baby with his new wife, Beth. Like The Father, this is sharp, insightful, devastating.

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6:00 pm
Sat Oct 01
Centre for Performing Arts
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The Banshees of Inisherin

Award Winners Drama

When Colm (Brendan Gleeson) decides he's had enough of his best pal (Colin Farrell) because he's just too boring, the entire village is consumed in the drama in this contemplative and uproarious comedy from Martin McDonagh (In Bruges; Three Billboards).

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9:15 pm
Sat Oct 01
Centre for Performing Arts
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All That Breathes

Award Winners Documentary

Two brothers are determined to nurse back to health New Delhi's ailing black kites—the megacity's ubiquitous birds of prey. Striving to keep their wildlife rescue clinic afloat, political tensions loom over their neighbourhood as ominously as the smog.

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12:30 pm
Sun Oct 02
International Village 8
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9:00 pm
Wed Oct 05
SFU Woodwards
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EO

Award Winners Drama

Veteran director Jerzy Skolimowski returns in triumphant form with this tale of animal life. Sometimes harsh, sometimes sweet, always beautiful, EO tells the story of a donkey and its journey through a world dominated by humans.

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4:00 pm
Sun Oct 02
Vancouver Playhouse
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9:30 pm
Sat Oct 08
Centre for Performing Arts
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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 Hermit of Treig

Award Winners Documentary Women Directors

In this rather special film, Lizzie MacKenzie trains her camera on octogenarian Ken Smith, who has lived more than four decades off-the-grid on the shores of Loch Treig, in the Scottish Highlands. This cheerful hermit is a personable storyteller.

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8:45 pm
Sun Oct 02
The Cinematheque
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4:00 pm
Fri Oct 07
The Cinematheque
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Rebellion

Documentary Human Rights & Social Justice Women Directors

This candid observational documentary gives us the inside story on the rise of Extinction Rebellion, the environmental protest movement which injected new urgency into climate activism. An empowering testament to the inspiring impact of direct action.

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9:00 pm
Sun Oct 02
SFU Woodwards
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3:45 pm
Mon Oct 03
International Village 10
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Triangle of Sadness

Award Winners Comedy Drama

A luxury cruise for the super rich goes very, very wrong in this Cannes-winning social satire from the director of The Square. Uproariously funny at times and deeply cynical, this is a must-see.

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9:00 pm
Mon Oct 03
Centre for Performing Arts
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9:00 pm
Sun Oct 09
Centre for Performing Arts
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Hopper - An American Love Story

A realist on the surface, Edward Hopper always suggested worlds beyond his compositions, distilling a vivid, solitary sense of life in the 20th century. This doc from the Exhibition on Screen series explores America's favourite artist. World Premiere.

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6:00 pm
Wed Oct 05
SFU Woodwards
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1:15 pm
Fri Oct 07
International Village 9
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Emily

Drama Romance Women Directors

In her impressive directorial debut, Frances O'Connor plausibly imagines how a shy, demure preacher's daughter (played by the sensational Emma Mackey) might come to write something as bold and primal as Wuthering Heights.

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6:00 pm
Sat Oct 08
Vancouver Playhouse
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6:15 pm
Sun Oct 09
SFU Woodwards
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