Matt Damon decides he'd rather be rich in Anthony Minghella's classy, handsome Patricia Highsmith adaptation. Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Cate Blanchett and Philip Seymour Hoffman vie with the stunning Italian scenery.
Wim Wenders take on Ripley's Game is the real deal, an authentic neo-noir mittel-European classic, despite the initially eccentric casting of Dennis Hopper as the American, art-dealing and wheeling Bruno Ganz's picture framer into a murder plot.
Bringing the story of Oliv Howe, the 10th Empress of the Vancouver Dogwood Monarchist Society, casting a spotlight on Vancouver's drag scene from the 1970s onwards, a chronicle of gay liberation, and a celebration of lives lived out loud and proud.
Based on a deeply troubling true story, this is a suspenseful psychological drama about a nurse (Jessica Chastain) forced to wonder if her partner on the night shift (Eddie Redmayne) could be intentionally injecting patients with a fatal insulin overdose.
Join us for the premiere of a new experimental film series, XINEMA. Selected works will highlight BC-based emerging & established filmmakers, and will be followed by reflective discussions between filmmakers & audience. Programs will occur every third Sunday of the month in VIFF's Studio Theatre. Program 1: Times Long Past includes works by Brittney Appleby, Sammy Chien, Richard Martin, Lindsay McIntyre, Linda Serrano, & Sydney Southam.
Curated by Celina de Leon & Sidney Gordon