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Sunday, September 29, 2013

DAY 4
THE CENTRE RESUMES SCREENINGS TODAY!


Films Screening TODAY

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Films Screening TOMORROW

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More VIFF News


TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS

If you have not yet attended a screening at The Centre, come see the following films at this grand theatre with its newly installed state-of-the-art projection!

The Invisible Woman

Sun. Sep 29, 6:00 pm, Centre for Arts
Thu. Oct 3, 10:30 am, Intl Village 9

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THE INVISIBLE WOMAN

UK | Director: Ralph Fiennes

Charles Dickens (Ralph Fiennes) never breathed a word of his affair with young actress Nelly Ternan (Felicity Jones) until his dying day. Told from Nelly’s perspective, Fiennes’ sweeping romantic drama reveals a life of compromise in which Dickens’ insistence on discretion demanded that she remain, for all intents and purposes, invisible and unfulfilled.

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Bends

BENDS

(Guo jie)

Hong Kong | Director: Flora Lau

Related Links: Trailer | Review

Sun. Sep 29, 3:30 pm, Centre for Arts

This gorgeously shot (by Chris Doyle, regular DOP of Wong Kar-wai) and elegantly restrained drama is a remarkably assured debut by Flora Lau. Hong Kong movie queen Carina Lau gives a tour de force performance as a matron whose husband suddenly disappears. Her driver (Chen Kun) has secrets of his own: will they overcome their own solitudes?

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We Are the Nobles

WE ARE THE NOBLES

(Nosotros los Nobles)

Mexico | Director: Gary "Gaz" Alazraki

Related Links: Original Language Trailer

International Premiere

Sun. Sep 29, 9:00 pm, Centre for Arts
Thu. Oct 3, 4:00 pm, Rio

Mexico’s all-time box office champ, Gary "Gaz" Alazraki’s hilarious satire takes as it subject the spoiled children of Mexico’s rich and then mercilessly lampoons their outrageous sense of entitlement. When Father (supposedly) loses all his money, twenty-something siblings Barbie, Javi and Cha must do the unthinkable—get jobs.

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OTHER HIGHLIGHTS

The Right Kind of Wrong

Sun. Sep 29, 3:40 pm, Intl Village 9

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THE RIGHT KIND OF WRONG

Canada | Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Related Links: Cast & Director Interview | Trailer

This quixotic quest film is directed by Jeremiah Chechik (Benny & Joon) and stars True Blood’s Ryan Kwanten as Leo Palamino, a failed writer who toils as a dishwasher. Leo is reluctantly famous thanks to a blog and book written by his ex-wife called "Why You Suck." But there’s light at the end of his tunnel vision…

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Guest In Attendance

Another House

ANOTHER HOUSE

(L’ autre maison)

Canada | Director: Mathieu Roy

Related Links: Trailer

Sun. Sep 29, 6:45 pm, Intl Village 9
Mon. Sep 30, 1:00 pm, Intl Village 9

The first fiction feature by Mathieu Roy (Surviving Progress) stars Marcel Sabourin as the increasingly erratic and forgetful father of a jet-setting reporter (Roy Dupuis) and an ambitious pilot in training (Émile Proulx-Cloutier). The two brothers must overcome their differences when they accompany their father to the enigmatic "other home" that he seeks.
Winner, Most Popular Canadian Feature, Montreal 2013.

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Guest In Attendance

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Kiss the Water

KISS THE WATER

UK/USA | Director: Eric Steel

Related Links: Clip | Review

Canadian Premiere

Sun. Sep 29, 6:15 pm, SFU-GCA
Tue. Oct 1, 1:30 pm, Vancity
Sat. Oct 5, 10:30 am, Intl Village 9

A visually stunning celebration of the artistry and idiosyncrasy of Megan Boyd, the reclusive Scot whose intricate, hand-tied fishing flies made her a legend to anglers and artisans alike. An amalgam of breathtaking painted animation and reverential musings regarding the allure of fly fishing, Eric Steel’s enchanting documentary is "an elegant and fascinating delight…"—Screen

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Guest In Attendance

Al Helm: Martin Luther King in Palestine

AL HELM: MARTIN LUTHER KING IN PALESTINE

USA | Director: Connie Field

Related Links: Trailer

North American Premiere

Sun. Sep 29, 7:00 pm, Intl Village 10
Tue. Oct 1, 11:00 am, SFU-GCA
Thu. Oct 3, 11:00 am, Cinematheque

An African-American gospel choir goes to Palestine to sing in a Palestinian play about Martin Luther King Jr. It isn’t just the glorious strains of gospel music that wash over the West Bank in Connie Field’s (Freedom on My Mind) scintillating new film. An impassioned cultural exchange ensues, new friendships are forged, eyes are opened and attitudes are altered.

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Guest In Attendance

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3X3D

3X3D

Portugal/France/UK | Directors: Jean-Luc Godard, Peter Greenaway, Edgar Pêra

Related Links: Review

Sun. Sep 29, 1:30 pm, Intl Village 9
Tue. Oct 1, 9:15 pm, Intl Village 10
Sun. Oct 6, 2:15 pm, Intl Village 9

"The [Cannes] festival’s most brilliant movie was Jean-Luc Godard’s The Three Disasters… 3D as you have never seen it before… A masterpiece, the first movie of the cinematic future.”—Film Comment. Peter Greenaway’s and Edgar Pêra’s parts of this trilogy are pretty eye-popping too! Special 3D Presentations.

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All the Wrong Reasons

 

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ADDITIONAL SCREENING
Due to popular demand, we’ve added a screening of Gia Milani’s All the Wrong Reasons at the Centre for the Performing Arts on Thursday, October 3 at 3:30pm. Winner of the Discovery Award at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, this romantic tragicomedy features one of Cory Monteith’s final (and finest) performances.


RUSH TICKETS ONLY

These screenings will have Rush tickets available at the door, but we have stopped selling Advance Tickets for them. Please come early. Tickets remain available for other screenings of listed films.

3X3D – Today, 1:30pm, Intl Village 9
TOM AT THE FARM – Today, 1:40pm, Intl Village 10
MONEY FOR NOTHING – Today, 4:15pm, Cinematheque
THAT BURNING FEELING – Today, 6:30pm, Rio
FROM NEURONS TO NIRVANA – Today, 9:00pm, Cinematheque


ANTICIPATED BUSY SCREENINGS THIS WEEKEND

These films have a limited number of Advance Tickets remaining.

A LADY IN PARIS – Today, 10:50am, Intl Village 8
THE REEL YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL – Today, 6:45pm, Cinematheque


HOW CAN I KNOW IF I’LL GET IN?

You can tell how busy a screening is expected to be by going to tickets.viff.org and clicking the colourful VIFF logo in the centre of the screen. There are plenty of tickets available at showtime for most screenings. But plan ahead to avoid disappointment and—for busy screenings—please arrive early. This might be your only chance to see many of these excellent films.

If the indicator reads “LIMITED!” buy your tickets immediately. If it’s “RUSH ONLY!” advance tickets have sold out and rush tickets may be available at the door just prior to showtime. In the Rush Line, it is one person/one ticket, and complimentary vouchers may not be used.


INFORMATION VIFF.org

FILM INFO LINE 604-683-FILM

BOX OFFICE ONLINE at VIFF.org

IN-PERSON All VIFF Venues. During VIFF, all of our theatres serve as Box Offices for every film in the Festival and open 30 minutes before the first show of the day at the venue.

VENUES
The Centre for the Performing Arts
The Cinematheque
Cineplex Odeon International Village
Rio Theatre
SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
Vancity Theatre
Vancouver Playhouse

TICKETS
Adult $13
Weekday Matinee $11
Student/ Senior $11
Youth under 18 $9

 

PACKAGES
5 - Ticket Pack $60
12 - Ticket Pack $144
20 - Ticket Pack $220
30 - Ticket Pack $300
Student/Senior $50

 

PASSES
Weekday Matinee - $175
Student / Senior - $325
Festival - $400
Platinum - $900
Platinum + - $2,500
Dragons & Tigers - $100

PLEASE CHECK AGE RESTRICTIONS BEFORE TICKET PURCHASE.

WHAT’S NEW THIS YEAR?

OUR NEW THEATRES! We’re delighted with our new venues. They are exactly what we were hoping for! Our committed supporters have helped us convert some of Vancouver’s finest auditoriums into state-of-the-art cinemas during VIFF.

Our venues now include:

The Centre for the Performing Arts
777 Homer Street
(between Georgia & Robson)

The Cinematheque
1131 Howe Street (at Helmcken)

Cineplex Odeon International Village
88 W Pender Street

Rio Theatre
1660 E Broadway (at Commercial)

SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
149 West Hastings Street (at Abbott)

Vancity Theatre
1181 Seymour Street (at Davie)

Vancouver Playhouse
600 Hamilton Street (at Dunsmuir)

We now have 3 DISTINCTIVE NEIGHOURHOODS: Granville & Davie, Commercial & Broadway and Gastown/Crosstown; the latter offering 3600 comfortable seats on 6 screens within 7 blocks of each other!

 

EXPANDED BOX OFFICES: All 7 VIFF theatres now act as advance box offices. Best of all, you can buy online and print at home. Or, simply display your tickets on your smart phone. (We don’t need separate WILL CALL windows anymore, nor do we offer ticket sales by phone.)

 

NO MORE PASS ENTRY TICKETS: Passholders no longer need to claim tickets for individual screenings. They simply join the passholder line at each theatre.


MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Oct. 2 – FILM + TELEVISION FORUM OPENS!


Vancouver International Film Festival | VIFF 2013

September 26 - October 11, 2013 | Film Info: 604.683.FILM (3456) | VIFF Office: 604.685.0260