Film

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Life in earth’s most unforgiving climate: Victoria IMAX premieres “Antarctica”

Two four tonne bull elephant seals clash against each other, their blubber rippling in crisp slow motion, as they fight for territory and mates in one of the most unforgiving…
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Five must-watch films from Vancouver International Film Festival’s 40th Birthday

For the second year running, Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) has created an online, COVID-friendly alternative to their annual, globally-recognized film festival.
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Inaugural University of Victoria Indigenous Film Festival features three short films created by Indigenous UVic students and alumni

On Nov. 13, the Native Students Union hosted their first ever Indigenous film festival live at Cinecenta and online. The event featured three short films produced by recent Indigenous UVic…
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Vancouver’s Virtual VIFF: Five Canadian must-sees from the first online VIFF

Here are my five must-sees from the 39th VIFF’s Canadian line-up!

Marie Clements’s film Red Snow illuminates unexplored relationships

In her film Red Snow, shown on Feb. 13 at the Victoria Film Festival, Marie Clements draws connections between the experiences of the Gwich’in and the Afghan people post-9/11. She…

Indigenous stories from UVic featured in The Camp(us)

Throughout history, education has been used to further and institutionalize colonialism. A newly released film shot at UVic seeks to unpack those dynamics, connecting the experiences of students at UVic…

The top five Halloween-themed sitcom episodes of all time

Sure, Christmas and Valentine's Day also earn standalone episodes every year, but they don’t have anything on the annual Halloween-themed episodes from iconic sitcoms like The Office and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.…

CineVic ready to spook audiences with October indie film lineup

Horror fans, get ready for a weekend of spook and fright down at Vic Theatre. This Friday and Saturday — October 18 and 19 — at the Vic Theatre on…

Beautiful music, rich culture at 10th Latin American and Spanish Film Week

Indestructible: The Soul of Salsa Music was shown on September 20th at Cinecenta as part of the 10th Annual Latin American Film Festival. Festival-goers were asked to slide into unused…