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Invisible Nation

An intimate view of the presidency of Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan's first female president, as she fights for the future of her country's democracy at a time when freedom around the world is under threat from authoritarianism.

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2:30 pm
Sat Jun 22
VIFF Centre - Lochmaddy Studio Theatre
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Queer Futures

The QUEER FUTURES series centers joy and connection to radically imagine future visions of queer life. Four short films explore fat beauty and liberation, gender-affirming healthcare, nonbinary siblinghood in ballroom culture, and the anonymous connections of a decades-old LGBTQ hotline.

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4:30 pm
Sat Jun 22
VIFF Centre - Lochmaddy Studio Theatre
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Broadway Goes Hollywood

Michael van den Bos raises the curtain and flips on the footlights for a rapturous revue of Broadway musicals adapted into motion picture razzmatazz.

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2:00 pm
Sun Jun 23
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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La Chimera

Rohrwacher's first feature since Happy As Lazzaro is an exhilaratingly wild, mysterious, rough and tumble tale of a disheveled English tomb raider (Josh O'Connor) living with a roisterous group of Italian bohemians: singers, smugglers and petty thieves.

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5:00 pm
Sun Jun 23
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Perfect Days

Widely acclaimed as Wim Wenders' best (fiction) film since his glory days in the 1980s, Perfect Days is a humanist character study, steeped in the director's admiration for the cinema of Yasujiro Ozu.

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7:45 pm
Sun Jun 23
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Pather Panchali

Satyajit Ray's first film opened eyes in the West. It's a naturalistic portrait of the childhood of a Brahman child, Apu, growing up in a village far from twentieth century technology in West Bengal.

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11:00 am
Sun Sep 15
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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5:50 pm
Tue Sep 17
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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The Night of the Hunter

One of the strangest and most beguiling movies you'll ever see, from a poetic, nightmarish novel by Davis Grubb, a fable about two children fleeing from a psychotic evangelical preacher (Robert Mitchum). Charles Laughton's only film as director.

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11:00 am
Sun Oct 20
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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5:50 pm
Tue Oct 22
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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The Battle of Algiers

French Colonel Mathieu hunts for Algerian resistance leader Ali la Pointe in Pontecorvo's classic, which draws the battle lines between colonialists and Arab insurrectionists in a pulsating, "fly-on-the-wall" documentary style.

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11:00 am
Sun Nov 17
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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5:50 pm
Tue Nov 19
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Playtime

Jacques Tati was modernity's clown; technology his banana skin. Here his alter-ego Monsieur Hulot navigates a sterile Paris that seems designed to thwart his every wish.

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11:00 am
Sun Dec 15
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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5:50 pm
Tue Dec 17
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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