Wednesday, September 15, 2010

"VIFF 2010": Same Planet. Different Worlds.

The Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) running Sept. 30 to Oct. 15 reports on an extensive showcase of Canadian produced films screening this year.

Montreal-lensed "Barney's Version, based on author Mordecai Richler's novel, starring Paul Giamatti and Dustin Hoffman opens the fest September 30.

Other Canadian features screening include "Score: A Hockey Musical", "Fathers & Sons", "Repeaters", "Amazon Falls", "Guido Superstar: The Rise of Guido", "Mammalian", "Leave Them Laughing", "Heartbeats", "Route 132" and "David Suzuki, Force of Nature".

This year's VIFF jury will award a prize of $20,000 award for the best Canadian feature film.

This year's "Dragons and Tigers" program, focusing on the cinema of East Asia will include the features "Aftershock", "13 Assassins", "Mundane History" and "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall his Past Lives".

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