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Vancouver Film Festival 2016 – Future // Present

October 28, 2016

One of the most exciting developments of this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival was the introduction of Future // Present, a program focused on new films from emerging Canadian filmmakers. Curated by critic and programmer Adam Cook, the eight films shown—from predominantly first-time feature filmmakers—were diverse in form and content, ranging from narrative fiction…

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Vancouver Film Festival 2016 – Dispatch 3

The 35th Vancouver International Film Festival wrapped on October 14th, capping a two–week marathon of cinema gorging. This third and final dispatch covers two acclaimed holdovers from the Locarno Film Festival, The Dreamed Path and The Human Surge; films from Eugene Green (Son of Joseph) and Hong Sangsoo…

October 20, 2016
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