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Being There

In which Peter Sellers' oblivious man-child Chance - an illiterate gardener - becomes a personal advisor to the President. Harold and Maude director Hal Ashby gets the tone just so in this subtle, slowburn satire adapted from Jerzy Kosinski's novel.

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4:30 pm
Thu Sep 01
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Sat Sep 03
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Apocalypse Now: Final Cut

The definitive rendering of Francis Coppola's 1979 Vietnam War magnum opus marks the last hurrah of the New Hollywood of the 70s and the end of our Ragged Glory: Summer in the 70s season.

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7:00 pm
Thu Sep 01
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Fri Sep 02
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Sat Sep 03
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Slash/Back

Sleepy Pangnirtung, Nunavut transforms into a battleground when Inuit teens confront shapeshifting alien invaders. Drawing from Hollywood classics and traditional Inuit stories, Slash/Back boasts a warrior spirit that's as endearing as it is indomitable.

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Available Aug 5 - Sep 1
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Fire of Love

This is a stunning work of cinema, featuring a procession of jaw-dropping images from the maw of erupting volcanos.

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5:20 pm
Fri Sep 02
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Sat Sep 03
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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2:30 pm
Sun Sep 04
VIFF Centre - Studio Theatre
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Forgotten Chords

Meet Kalimulla Tawahodi, a gardener turned musicologist and academic, who has played an invaluable role in sustaining the oral traditions of Kurdish troubadours, ashiks and bakshis through his field recordings of their music.

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7:00 pm
Sun Sep 04
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Summer in the 70s Epilogue: Film #70 (Surprise Film)

As our epic Ragged Glory: Summer in the 70s season comes to an end, we couldn't resist adding a parting gift to our pass holders, appropriately enough the 70th feature. Just for fun, we're keeping this one a closely guarded secret.

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8:00 pm
Mon Sep 05
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Doug and the Slugs and Me

Vancouver music legends Doug and the Slugs get a much better movie than even Doug would have dreamed of courtesy of Teresa Alfeld (The Rankin Files). Alfeld finds musical sophistication and showmanship, but also frustration and booze.

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7:00 pm
Fri Sep 09
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Sat Sep 10
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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6:30 pm
Sun Sep 11
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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The Empress of Vancouver

Being 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.

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9:15 pm
Fri Sep 09
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Sat Sep 10
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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9:30 pm
Sat Sep 10
VIFF Centre - Vancity Theatre
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Hit the Road

In his feature debut, Panah Panahi turns the road movie on its head. Hit the Road is the story of one family and their mysterious journey through rural Iran: there are laughs, moments of reverie, and plenty of opportunities for the cast to shine.

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Available Aug 19-Sept 15
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