Still from Evolution of Organic

VIFF evolving by involving

Photo: still from Evolution of Organic courtesy of Vancouver International Film Festival. by Robert Alstead How to stay relevant in the internet age? It’s a … Read more

More at VIFF

From Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s documentary Human. Photo courtesy of Showing October 10 (VIFF at the Centre) and October 12 (Vancouver Playhouse). mesmerizing and unconventional by … Read more

State of surveillance

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead • The gulf between what the US government says it is doing and what it is probably doing has … Read more

Antarctica’s golden years

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead • Director Mike Leigh is a British institution, producing subtle, sensitive films that run deep, such as the 1996 … Read more

The fest goes on

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead • These may be uncertain times for cinema, but the Vancouver International Film Festival ended last month on a … Read more

VIFF reviews

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead • Among the documentary fare at VIFF this month is Just Eat It – A Food Waste Story. It … Read more

Welcome back VIFF

The first Vancouver International Film Festival under its new boss Jacqueline Dupuis opens September 25 and runs until October 10. A former executive director at … Read more