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HEAR THEM ROAR
WOMEN DIRECTORS AT VIFF 2012


(The following is a selection of films directed by women at VIFF...
There were too many to fit into the email!)


No Job for a Woman: The Women Who Fought to Report WWII

NO JOB FOR A WOMAN: THE WOMEN WHO FOUGHT TO REPORT WWII

USA | Dir: Michele Midori Fillion

Related Links: Official Website

International Premiere

Mon. Oct 8, 6:00 pm, Granville 5
Wed. Oct 10, 2:30 pm, Granville 5

guest Guest In Attendance

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Memories Look at Me

MEMORIES LOOK AT ME

(Jiyi wangzhe wo)

China | Dir: Song Fang

North American Premiere

Wed. Oct 3, 9:30 pm, Cinematheque
Thu. Oct 4, 4:15 pm, Cinematheque.

guest Guest In Attendance

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High Five: An Adoption Saga

HIGH FIVE: AN ADOPTION SAGA

Canada | Dir: Julia Ivanova

World Premiere

Classification: G—Coarse language

Sat. Oct 6, 9:15 pm, Granville 4
Mon. Oct 8, 4:00 pm, Cinematheque
Fri. Oct 12, 3:45 pm, Cinematheque

guest Guest In Attendance

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Seeking Asian Female

SEEKING ASIAN FEMALE

USA | Dir: Debbie Lum

Related Links: Official Website | Trailer

International Premiere

Sun. Oct 7, 1:30 pm, Cinematheque
Mon. Oct 8, 6:15 pm, Granville 4

guest Guest In Attendance

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Thursday Till Sunday

THURSDAY TILL SUNDAY

(De jueves a domingo)

Chile/Netherlands | Dir: Dominga Sotomayor

Related Links: Official Website | Trailer

Canadian Premiere

Sat. Sep 29, 4:00 pm, Cinematheque
Wed. Oct 3, 1:30 pm, Vancity

BUY TICKETS

 

Virgin Tales

VIRGIN TALES

France/Germany/Switzerland | Dir: Mirjam von Arx

Related Links: Trailer | Official Website

Canadian Premiere

Thu. Oct 4, 6:00 pm, Granville 1
Sun. Oct 7, 12:15 pm, Granville 5
Fri. Oct 12, 3:15 pm, Granville 1

BUY TICKETS

Twilight Portrait

TWILIGHT PORTRAIT

(Portret v sumer kakh)

Russia | Dir: Angelina Nikonova

Related Links: Trailer | Review

Canadian Premiere

Thu. Oct 4, 9:30 pm, Granville 2
Fri. Oct 5, 10:30 am, Granville 2.

BUY TICKETS

 

Kathmandu Lullaby

KATHMANDU LULLABY

(Katmandú, un espejo en el cielo)

Spain | Dir: Icíar Bollaín

Canadian Premiere

Thu. Oct 4, 9:30 pm, Vogue
Fri. Oct 5, 3:00 pm, Granville 3

BUY TICKETS

Francine

FRANCINE

USA/Canada | Dir: Brian M. Cassidy, Melanie Shatzky

Related Links: Trailer | Review | Official Website

International Premiere

Thu. Oct 4, 9:15 pm, Granville 1
Fri. Oct 5, 1:30 pm, Vancity
Fri. Oct 12, 2:00 pm, Granville 6

guest Guest In Attendance

BUY TICKETS

 

Breakfast with Curtis

BREAKFAST WITH CURTIS

USA | Dir: Laura Colella

Related Links: Article | Official Website | Trailer

International Premiere

Fri. Oct 5, 8:30 pm, Granville 4
Sun. Oct 7, 3:15 pm, Granville 1

guest Guest In Attendance

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Random Acts of Romance

RANDOM ACTS OF ROMANCE

Canada | Dir: Katrin Bowen

Related Links: Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Trailer

World Premiere

Fri. Oct 5, 6:00 pm, Granville 4
Tue. Oct 9, 12:00 pm, Granville 5
Fri. Oct 12, 6:00 pm, Granville 5

 

guest Guest In Attendance

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The Unlikely Girl

THE UNLIKELY GIRL

USA/France | Dir: Wei Ling Chang

Related Links: Official Website | Trailer | Facebook

World Premiere

Classification: 14A—Sexual content

Sat. Oct 6, 6:00 pm, Granville 1
Sun. Oct 7, 12:00 pm, Granville 1
Thu. Oct 11, 2:00 pm, Granville 6

 

guest Guest In Attendance

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In No Particular Order

IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER

Canada | Dir: Terry Miles, Kristine Cofsky

Related Links: Facebook | Twitter

World Premiere

Wed. Oct 10, 9:15 pm, Granville 1
Thu. Oct 11, 12:15 pm, Granville 5

guest Guest In Attendance

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I Am Not a Rock Star

I AM NOT A ROCK STAR

Canada | Dir: Bobbi Jo Hart

Classification: PG—Coarse language


Sun. Sep 30, 12:20 pm, Granville 1
Wed. Oct 3, 10:30 am, Granville 6.

guest Guest In Attendance

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When the Night

WHEN THE NIGHT

(Quando la notte)

Italy | Dir: Cristina Comencini

Related Links: Trailer | IMDB

Canadian Premiere

Mon. Oct 1, 9:00 pm, Granville 3
Wed. Oct 3, 11:40 am, Granville 3
Tue. Oct 9, 6:00 pm, Granville 3

guest Guest In Attendance

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The Monkey King—Uproar in Heaven 3D

THE MONKEY KING—UPROAR IN HEAVEN 3D

(Da nao tian gong)

China | Dir: Su Da, Chen Zhihong

Related Links: Trailer

Classification: G—Violence

Sat. Oct 6, 2:00 pm, Park Theatre
Thu. Oct 11, 7:00 pm, Park Theatre

BUY TICKETS

Bay of All Saints

BAY OF ALL SAINTS

USA/Brazil | Dir: Annie Eastman

Related Links: Official Website | Trailer

International Premiere


Mon. Oct 8, 9:15 pm, Granville 1
Tue. Oct 9, 3:30 pm, Granville 6

BUY TICKETS

 

Dreams for Sale

DREAMS FOR SALE

(Yume Uru Futari)

Japan | Dir: Nishikawa Miwa


Sun. Sep 30, 6:00 pm, Granville 3
Mon. Oct 1, 2:30 pm, Granville 3

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Egg and Stone

EGG AND STONE

(Jidan he shitou)

China | Dir: Huang Ji

Related Links: Trailer

North American Premiere

Thu. Oct 4, 10:45 am, Cinematheque
Fri. Oct 5, 9:15 pm, Cinematheque

BUY TICKETS

 

Helpless

HELPLESS

(Hwacha)

South Korea | Dir: Byun Youngjoo

Related Links: Trailer | Official Website


Tue. Oct 2, 6:00 pm, Granville 2

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People’s Park

PEOPLE’S PARK

(Renmin Gongyuan)

USA/China | Dir: J.P. Sniadecki, Libbie D. Cohn

North American Premiere

Tue. Oct 2, 6:30 pm, Vancity
Thu. Oct 4, 1:30 pm, Vancity

guest Guest In Attendance

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Call Me Kuchu

CALL ME KUCHU

USA/Uganda | Dir: Katherine Fairfax Wright, Malika Zouhali-Worrall

Related Links: Official Website | Trailer

Mon. Oct 1, 3:00 pm, Granville 4
Fri. Oct 5, 5:00 pm, Granville 6

Winner, Best International Feature, Hot Docs 2012.

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The World Before Her

THE WORLD BEFORE HER

Canada | Dir: Nisha Pahuja

Related Links: Official Website | Trailer


Thu. Oct 11, 6:00 pm, Granville 5

.BUY TICKETS

 

Leones

LEONES

Argentina/France/Netherlands | Dir: Jazmín López

North American Premiere

Thu. Oct 4, 9:15 pm, Cinematheque
Mon. Oct 8, 1:30 pm, Cinematheque

BUY TICKETS

We’re Not Broke

WE’RE NOT BROKE

USA | Dir: Karin Hayes, Victoria Bruce

Related Links: Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Trailer

Canadian Premiere

Thu. Oct 4, 3:30 pm, Granville 4
Wed. Oct 10, 6:45 pm, Granville 1

BUY TICKETS

 

Love Is All You Need

LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED

(Den skaldede frisør)

Denmark/Sweden/France/Italy/Germany | Dir: Susanne Bier

Related Links: Official Website | Trailer

Tue. Oct 2, 9:30 pm, Granville 7
Mon. Oct 8, 4:00 pm, Vancity

BUY TICKETS

Riko

RIKO

Japan | Dir: Yumiba Aya

International Premiere

Tue. Oct 2, 9:15 pm, Cinematheque
Wed. Oct 3, 4:00 pm, Cinematheque

Dragons & Tigers Award nominee.

guest Guest In Attendance

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Liverpool

LIVERPOOL

Canada | Dir: Manon Briand

Related Links: Trailer (French language)

Thu. Oct 4, 6:15 pm, Granville 2
Fri. Oct 5, 2:45 pm, Granville 2

BUY TICKETS

Things Left Behind

THINGS LEFT BEHIND

USA/Japan | Dir: Linda Hoaglund

Related Links: Trailer | Official Website

North American Premiere

Mon. Oct 1, 12:20 pm, Granville 1
Fri. Oct 12, 9:30 pm, Granville 1

BUY TICKETS

 

The Disappeared

THE DISAPPEARED

Canada | Dir: Shandi Mitchell

Related Links: Official Website | Teaser

Wed. Oct 10, 12:00 pm, Granville 4
Thu. Oct 11, 9:15 pm, Granville 4

BUY TICKETS

Otelo Burning

OTELO BURNING

South Africa | Dir: Sara Blecher

Related Links: Official Website | Trailer

Canadian Premiere

Thu. Oct 4, 4:00 pm, Vancity
Tue. Oct 9, 12:20 pm, Granville 1
Thu. Oct 11, 7:00 pm, Granville 1

BUY TICKETS

 

The Secret of the Ant Children

THE SECRET OF THE ANT CHILDREN

(Le secret de l’enfant fourmi)

France | Dir: Christine François

Related Links: Trailer (French language)

Canadian Premiere

Fri. Oct 5, 6:00 pm, Granville 1
Sun. Oct 7, 12:00 pm, Granville 4

BUY TICKETS

Inch’Allah

INCH’ALLAH

Canada | Dir: Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette

Related Links: Official Website | Trailer

Thu. Oct 4, 10:30 am, Granville 2
Sun. Oct 7, 6:15 pm, Granville 2

 

BUY TICKETS

 

Hemel

HEMEL

Netherlands/Spain | Dir: Sacha Polak

Related Links: Trailer | Facebook | Director’s Website | Review

Sat. Oct 6, 9:30 pm, Granville 2
Tue. Oct 9, 2:00 pm, Granville 2
Thu. Oct 11, 11:00 am, Vancity

BUY TICKETS

Beauty

BEAUTY

(Nosilatiaj—la belleza)

Argentina | Dir: Daniela Seggiaro

Related Links: Trailer | Official Website

Canadian Premiere

Fri. Oct 5, 6:15 pm, Granville 5
Tue. Oct 9, 12:00 pm, Granville 4

BUY TICKETS

 

Una noche

UNA NOCHE

Cuba/UK/USA | Dir: Lucy Mulloy

Related Links: Official Website | Trailer

Classification: 18A—Sexually suggestive scenes


Sun. Oct 7, 6:30 pm, Granville 4
Wed. Oct 10, 1:15 pm, Granville 2

BUY TICKETS

     

MIDNIGHT’S CHILDREN

Canada/India | Dir: Deepa Mehta

Wed. Oct 3, 9:00 pm, Vogue

 

 

CHILDREN OF SARAJEVO

(Djeca)

Bosnia-Herzegovina/Germany/France/Turkey | Dir: Aida Begic


Wed. Oct 3, 9:30 pm, Granville 3

 

WAGNER’S DREAM

USA | Dir: Susan Froemke

Tue. Oct 2, 10:30 am, Granville 7
Mon. Oct 8, 10:45 am, Vancity

 

 

ALL APOLOGIES

(Ai de tishen)

China | Dir: Emily Tang

North America Premiere

Sun. Sep 30, 12:00 pm, Granville 4
Mon. Oct 1, 9:15 pm, Granville 1t.

 


Vancouver International Film Festival | VIFF 2012

September 27 - October 12, 2012 | Film Info: 604.683.FILM (3456) | VIFF Office: 604.685.0260