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Director Jafar Panahi is now eight years into the 20 year travel ban imposed on him by the Iranian government, after he was accused of creating propaganda against his country’s regime. In spite of the legal risks, Panahi has continued to make films since his arrest, and while he is unable to leave Iran, his […]

THE OTHER RIO a film by Émilie B. Guérette – TRAILER from Les Films du 3 mars on Vimeo. While the a lavish celebration of the 2016 Summer Olympics was occurring in Rio de Janeiro, a community of people made their home in an abandoned government building only a few blocks away, watching the Olympics […]

Victoria Film Festival 2019 Coverage!   The Victoria Film Festival in its 25th year is running from February 1-10 and CFUV will be there for it! Follow along here as our festival correspondent Amy Anderson covers films and interviews.  This landing page will link to all the reviews and thoughts so far from Amy at […]

I was incredibly excited for this film, because of its unique storyline and the larger significance of it being the first feature length film spoken entirely in the Haida dialects. SGaawaay K’uuna (English translation: Edge of the Knife) is set in 19th century Haida Gwaii. After a tragedy occurs, Adiits’ii retreats from his family into […]

Dedicated to the exhibition and nurturing of diverse forms of media art, Antimatter is one of the premier showcases of experimentation in film, video, audio and emerging timebased forms. Encompassing screenings, installations, performances and media hybrids, Antimatter provides a noncompetitive setting in Victoria, British Columbia, free from commercial and industry agendas. Since 1998, the quality […]

L’Amant Double | Double Lover   François Ozon’s latest feature, Double Lover is a dramatic thriller that is well paced for its 107 min run time. Double Lover follows Chloé (Marine Vacth), a woman who has went through all the means to explain her stomach pains that she now seeks out a psychoanalyst to explain […]

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