Vancouver New Year’s Resolutions for 2022 You’ll Want to Keep

Biking on the seawall in Vancouver

Biking on the seawall at English Bay. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Cycle City Tours

Make your New Year’s Resolutions fun this year with some #VeryVancouver goals for 2022: Hike every month of the year, eat delicious food, take in a film, and lots more. You won’t have trouble committing to doing the things that make our beautiful city unique.

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Vancouver New Year’s Resolutions for 2022 You’ll Want to Keep

Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) Announces 40th Edition Festival Lineup

Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) celebrates its 40th edition with a vibrant festival program that includes more than 110 feature films, 77 shorts, and 20 events. All films will be presented in-cinema, in strict compliance with provincial COVID-19 health and safety protocols, and select titles will be available for streaming across the province and Canada-wide on the festival’s online streaming platform, VIFF Connect.

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Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) Announces 40th Edition Festival Lineup

Spinal Tap, Goblin, Chuck D. and more at Vancouver International Film Festival Live

A group of local musicians will perform live along to the classic mockumentary This is Spinal Tap Sunday night at the Rio.

The 38th Vancouver International Film Festival kicks off tonight. Besides hundreds of movies, the annual festival (Sept. 26-Oct. 11)  is presenting a number of live events. These include live band accompaniments to the greatest of all mockumentaries, This is Spinal Tap, and a Dario Argento horror film, a live podcast with Public Enemy’s Chuck D, and more.

Find out more below about these events below.

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Spinal Tap, Goblin, Chuck D. and more at Vancouver International Film Festival Live

Back by popular demand—Vancouver International Film Fest highlights this week

Susanne Wolff plays a doctor who sets out on a solo ocean voyage and encounters a boatful of refugees in Styx.

Did you miss this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival, or not see nearly as much as you would have liked?

Well, the fest is officially over for another year. But organizers have brought back some of the most popular films, with screenings on now until this Thursday, Oct. 18. Here is a list, along with some highlights. All films are screening at the Vancouver International Film Centre (1181 Seymour St.). Click on title to watch trailers.

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Back by popular demand—Vancouver International Film Fest highlights this week

Six films you need to see at this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival

A scene from Gaspar Noe’s Climax.

As always, there’s a ton to see and do at the Vancouver International Film Festival. But before you get too overwhelmed, here are six films we think are worth checking out. They include the 2018 Cannes Palme d’Or winner, the latest from provocateur Gaspar Noe, and a film based on an unconventional Western novel written by Vancouver Island-born Patrick deWitt.

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Six films you need to see at this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA to live-score kung-fu classic as part of this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival

Kid Koala.

The 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival has announced the appearance of RZA of iconic hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan at this year’s event.

On Oct. 9, RZA will perform a live-score to Lau Kar-leung’s The 36th Chamber of Shaolin. Other live-music events include the Oct. 5 and 6 performances of Kid Koala’s Satellite Turntable Orchestra.

See more below.

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Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA to live-score kung-fu classic as part of this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival

Filming in Vancouver: Stars align for 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and Vancouver International Film Festival executive director Jacqueline Dupuis helped open the 36th edition of VIFF.

As with previous years, the Vancouver International Film Festival has brought a bevy of filmmakers and stars to the city, to converge upon a cinematic smorgasbord.

The whole shebang kicked off back on September 28 with a spotlight on truly homegrown project.

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Filming in Vancouver: Stars align for 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival