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One Fine Morning

A single mother working to support her young daughter and her ailing father, navigates the labyrinthine system of care homes, with their financial and logistical burdens. Then, an encounter with an old friend blossoms into a passionate affair.

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2:30 pm
Fri Feb 10
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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7:30 pm
Fri Feb 10
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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5:25 pm
Sat Feb 11
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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To Kill a Tiger

Ranjit is a rice farmer in Jharkand, India. When his 13-year-old daughter is raped by three men, local custom decrees that she must marry one of the men to redeem her honour. Ranjit scandalizes the village by insisting that the perpetrators be punished.

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3:00 pm
Fri Feb 10
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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2:20 pm
Sat Feb 11
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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4:30 pm
Sun Feb 12
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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The Blue Caftan

Richly erotic and deeply moving, Maryam Touzani’s queer-themed film takes us to urban Morocco and into the lives of three beautiful souls. Halim is a master tailor; Mina is his loyal wife; Youssef is the man who slowly comes between them.

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5:00 pm
Fri Feb 10
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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4:30 pm
Sat Feb 11
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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7:00 pm
Sun Feb 12
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

Both a sequel and a prequel (though swift recaps mean you don't need to have seen The Beginning), BB2 is structured to exploit S.S. Rajamouli's maximalist tendencies. Indeed, it became the most expensive Indian film, and India's biggest ever box office hit.

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1:30 pm
Sun Feb 12
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings

This boisterous comedy about a breakaway barnstorming Black baseball team in the 1930s should be better known. It's an entertaining gloss on one enterprising ball player's resourceful response to segregated leagues, with Star Wars' Billy Dee Williams.

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5:30 pm
Sun Feb 12
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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All Quiet on the Western Front

Edward Berger's epic adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque's WWI novel is a magnificent, heartbreaking movie, a devastating chronicle of idealistic young men duped into signing up for the slaughterhouse of the trenches.

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2:45 pm
Mon Feb 13
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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2:45 pm
Tue Feb 14
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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2:45 pm
Thu Feb 16
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Aftersun

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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3:15 pm
Mon Feb 13
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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3:15 pm
Tue Feb 14
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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1:30 pm
Wed Feb 15
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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Purple Rain

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to celebrate this thing called Prince. Purple Rain is everything you could want from a rock film, and more - it's sexy, sassy, slick and it captures the young Prince in the raw.

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6:20 pm
Tue Feb 14
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Under the Cherry Moon (35mm)

Prince is Christopher Tracy, a gigolo on the French Riviera, determined to seduce $50 million heiress Kristin Scott Thomas (!). The pop star's directorial debut is a quirky, fun throwback to old school Hollywood glamour, with knobs on.

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8:35 pm
Tue Feb 14
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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1:00 pm
Wed Feb 15
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Sharper

No one is who they seem in Sharper, a neo-noir New York thriller of secrets and lies. Characters compete for riches and power in a high stakes game of ambition, greed, lust and jealousy that will keep audiences guessing until the final moment.

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7:30 pm
Wed Feb 15
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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James Baldwin Abroad: Istanbul - Paris - London

These three short docs, from 1968 - 1973, offer sharp, piercing glimpses of Baldwin in private and public, sometimes in repose and relaxed but more often holding forth, embroiled in the thorny discourse of racial politics, identity and self expression.

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2:30 pm
Fri Feb 17
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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8:10 pm
Sat Feb 18
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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5:15 pm
Sun Feb 19
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Vertigo

Runner up in the 2022 Sight & Sound poll of the Greatest Films of All Time (and #1 in 2012) this is Hitchcock's most personal and revealing film, a movie about male neurosis, fetishism and power, with James Stewart and Kim Novak.

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11:00 am
Sun Feb 19
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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8:15 pm
Tue Feb 21
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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