No Cameras Allowed: My Career as an Outlaw Rock and Roll Photographer

    Way back, when the mullet was KING, teenaged photographer Julian David Stone was documenting the 1980’s Rock scene, by sneaking his camera into concerts across his native California. While the rest of us were trying to scrape up enough money for a... Continue reading...

    VIFF 2018 - Dovlatov

    Now is the autumn of our discontent. It is 1971, seven years into the reign of Leonid Brezhnev, and the thaw of the 60's has once again crystallized into stagnation. In the days leading up to the annual October Revolution celebrations in the USSR,... Continue reading...

    VIFF 2018 - At War

    At War (En Guerre) is director Stéphane Brizé's second feature on an ever-enduring subject: the struggle between labour, capital, and the powers that compel them both. It is set in an industrial town in southern France that is on the verge of comp... Continue reading...

    VIFF 2018 - Boy Erased

    Making a movie about conversion therapy is not an easy task. Not to say that conversion therapy is a completely unrepresented theme in cinema: to name a few, there is the cult favorite But I'm A Cheerleader (1999), the Merchant-Ivory classic Mauri... Continue reading...