FILM FESTIVALS

VIFF 2012 For First-Timers

VIFF has a reputation of attracting a bit of a film snob set in comparison to its much larger sister festival in Toronto. Don't believe the hype. VIFF fosters a fabulous celebration of film, whether it's your first time or you've been going for years. Many people ask me how to approach the film selection process. With so many screenings spanning a two-week period, how does one decide what to see?
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Why I Watch Movies to Get My News

The arts offer a view across cultures and geography, and sometimes, seeing the "other" point of view can be startling; if you're from Cambodia, what we call the Vietnam War is known as the American War. That's what art will always have on corporate news.