The best of world cinema is coming to Vancouver, again.
The 33rd instalment of the Vancouver International Film Festival is just around the corner, Sept. 25-Oct. 10. The two-week-plus fest highlights more than 300 edgy, thought-provoking, award-winning films from more than 70 countries. An estimated 130,000 cinema buffs are expected to turn out to see the films at seven theatres across the city, from intimate Cinematheque on Howe Street to the cavernous Centre for the Performing Arts on Homer Street.
All those moviegoers means one thing: You better get your tickets fast. Festival passes and ticket packs are officially on sale as of Aug. 18 on the Vancouver International Film Festival website. The full festival program isn’t available until Sept. 4 (when the advance box office opens for individual ticket sales), but organizers have already revealed a selection of Cannes award winners and highlights that will be shown in Vancouver. Here are a few early can’t-miss picks: Continue reading:
Passes on Sale for 2014 Vancouver International Film Fest: Sneak Peek