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Features and Interviews
- Slow Down, Cinema! – Dorothy Woodend
-Before a much-needed nap, a report on docs at VIFF.
- Now Is the Time for the Haida Renaissance: an interview with Christopher Auchter – PM
-Director Chris Auchter discusses his NFB film Now Is the Time, which revisits Robert Davidson’s landmark totem pole carving of 1969.
- Alanis Obomsawin’s Principled Fight Continues – Dina Lobo
-Alanis Obomsawin’s fifty-third documentary for the NFB concludes her six-part series on the rights of Indigenous children with Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger.
- Interview: Heather Young on Murmur – Pat Mullen
-Halifax-based filmmaker Heather Young navigates fiction and non-fiction in debut feature Murmur.
- Waxing Poetic: Theodore Ushev’s The Physics of Sorrow – PM
-The animator delivers a haunting time capsule for a generation — and his best film yet.
- Essay Films in the Age of Trump – Marc Glassman
-John Walker’s Assholes: A Theory is one of several Canadian docs dealing with the orange man in the White House..
- Interview: Sandra Ignagni on Highway to Heaven: A Mosaic in One Mile – PM
-Doc observes a diversity of faiths that exist side by side on Richmond’s No. 5 Road.
- Anne at 13,000 ft. – PM
- Conviction – LL
- Cunningham – DG
- The Disappearance of My Mother – JG
- Human Nature – PM
- Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger – PM
- My Dads, My Moms, and Me – TH
- No Crying at the Dinner Table – PM
- Stieg Larsson: The Man Who Played with Fire – MA
- Symphony in Aquamarine – IC
- This Ink Runs Deep – PM
- Varda by Agnès – PM
- The Whale and the Raven – IC
- When We Walked – MA
VIFF runs Sept. 26 to Oct. 11.
Visit VIFF.org for more information.