Victoria Film Festival

The Victoria Film Festival in Review

The Opening Gala of this year’s Victoria Film Festival was a tastefully curated event. Hosted in the lobby of the Bay Centre, it featured a range of cocktails and appetizers…

What we’re excited to see at the Victoria Film Festival

The Martlet will have several writers covering the Victoria Film Festival this year, so we had them sit down and write out what they’re most excited to see at the…

The Martlet’s guide to the Victoria Film Festival

In a few short weeks, Victoria will once again be hosting the annual Victoria Film Festival, where theatres and venues around the city screen independent films that are generally not…

The Martlet’s 2017 Victoria Film Festival picks

When Oscars season arrives in late January/early February, people change. All of a sudden, everyone and their dog becomes a film expert; the general public is preoccupied with finding a…

EVENTS Feb. 6-19

ART MARIMEKKO, WITH LOVE EXHIBITION Just in time for Valentine’s Day, check out the Finnish textile and clothing design company who revolutionized prints. These lively, ground-breaking prints were pioneered by…

On-set for The Devout: A feature-length film by UVic MFA grad Connor Gaston

Walking up a sloping driveway lined with moss-covered rocks, large ferns spilling onto the gravel road (and no mobile reception), I feared for my safety. It looked like the set…