the announcement of over 375 films; 80 of which are Canadian.
This year’s line-up consists of over 375 films from 75 countries with 80 Canadian film, 24 of which are from British Columbia, such as director Aaron Houston’s Sunflower Hour, a mockumentary about four puppeteers vying for
the one spot on a hit television show.
Some films to watch for are Michael Hamilton’s documentary Nash, Bruce Ramsay’s Hamlet, and Carl Bessai’s Sisters and Brothers.
Belgian directors Jeanne-Pierre and Luc Dardenne will close the festival with their film The Kid With a Bike.
For a sneak peak at what’s playing this year, go to VIFF