Cinema Spectacular Third Edition

One of the big struggles about the film industry is basic money making and getting your movie out there. One of the great ways to support films though is simply by watching them at events such as Vancouver’s Cinema Spectacular. The event host Laurel Brown talked about funding challenges before the show, making it evident why […]

More on TIFF’s Summer

TIFF’s summer lineup features creative works from all over — but many of them are homegrown. Here’s just a sampling. The Canadian Open Vault program, a series of free screenings of Canadian classics, opens on June 18th with Highway 61, which TIFF calls a  “Canadian spin on a quintessentially American genre — the road movie.” […]

Looking Back at DOXA 2016 (with Video)

It was a good year for Vancouver’s DOXA Documentary Film Festival, which wrapped up on Saturday. How good was it? It was so good that: Most film screenings at the Festival sold out in advance. They had to schedule an extra screening of The Infinite Happiness, by popular demand. (Happiness is, apparently, an apartment complex […]