Articles tagged vancouver international film festival

Not Fade Away: Notes on the 27th Vancouver International Film Festival

The films at this year's VIFF were dominated by the idea of memory -- how it works, why it works the way it does, why certain events linger in our brain or come back to haunt us.

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Coping Strategies: Notes on the 26th Vancouver International Film Festival - Part Two

Like Jarhead, Sam Mendes's underappreciated Gulf War film, Brian De Palma's Redacted clearly understands pop culture's real-life effect on soldiers serving in the post-Vietnam era.

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Coping Strategies: The 26th Vancouver International Film Festival - Part One

Most of the films we saw, in one way or another, are about coping -- with guilt, with war, with torture, with disease, with unrequited love, with social perception, with political change, with death, with history.

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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