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Surviving Progress

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead One of the main criticisms levelled at the Occupy movement has been that it is unclear what it is about. Critics have pointed to…

More VIFF

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead Celebrity tycoon Donald Trump lives up to his billing as a crass megalomaniac in You’ve Been Trumped. The documentary illustrates his bullyboy antics, as he…

VIFF 2011 preview

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead After a decade of covering documentary at the Vancouver International Film Festival (September 29 to October 14 this year), I’ve come to rely on…

Towards Eden

A feat of natural and sustainable energies by Adam Siddhartha Sealey   On the weekend of July 22-24, at the foot of the mountain just outside of Boston Bar, BC,…

Planet Hollywood review

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead Earth and its inhabitants are in trouble. Oceans are acidifying and sea levels rising at the fastest rate in 2,000 years. Biodiversity is in…

Doc May-hem

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead   DOXA, Vancouver’s purely documentary film festival, marks its 10th anniversary this year with 95 films showing between May 6 and 15, the festival’s…