Wednesday, 17 October 2018

VIFF 2018 Pt.2 - Filmed in Canada Ep.70

The 37th Vancouver International Film Festival closed Oct. 12 but Chris and Alexander still have thoughts to share on some festival films that will return to various screens in the future. Hear them muse on Sharkwater: Extinction (in theatres Oct. 19), Finding Big Country (at the Rio Theatre on Oct. 21), Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. (available for pre-order on iTunes) and The Hummingbird Project (due to release in 2019).

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Tuesday, 9 October 2018

VIFF 2018 Mini-reviews #1

Alexander, Chris and William are at the 37th Vancouver International Film Festival, running September 27 to October 12. We bring you some mid-festival mini-reviews for Mouthpiece, Quiet Killing, Dawnland and Virus Tropical. We'll have our post-festival podcast episode for you later.

Saturday, 29 September 2018

VIFF 2018 Pt.1 - Filmed in Canada Ep.69

Chris and Alexander are covering the 37th Vancouver International Film Festival. Beautiful landscapes and rugged adventurers abound as they discuss the Haida Gwaii-set Edge of the Knife, followed by a picturesque portrait of BC’s mountain ranges in This Mountain Life. They close the discussion with a quick rundown of other titles to look forward to at the festival, running September 27 to October 12. We'll have further episodes for you mid-festival.

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VIFF 2018 runs from September 27 to October 12.

Sunday, 16 September 2018

Highway of Tears - Filmed in Canada Ep.68

Chris and William are feeling down after watching Highway of Tears. The 2015 documentary examines the long history of missing and murdered women in northern BC. The issue remains relevant following Greyhound's decision to end its bus service in western Canada effective October 2018.

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Highway of Tears is available to stream from the film's website. Find more information about that film and related ones on their respective IMDb pages: Highway of Tears, River of Silence and Zodiac.

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

KONELINE: our land beautiful - Filmed in Canada Ep.67

KONELINE: our land beautiful mesmerizes William and Alexander on this episode. Nettie Wild's documentary considers the future of the northern BC wilderness and its meaning to the Tahltan First Nation and other communities of region. Side topics include how Vancouver's Rio Theatre is too cool to accept coin money and Seth Rogan talks how to ride transit.

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Find out more about the movies we mentioned on the IMDb pages for KONELINE and Manufactured Landscapes. On older episodes we talked about Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World, were shocked by the shameful bit of history chronicled in Kanehsatake and pondered the unusual beauty of Manufactured Landscapes.