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VIFF: Creator Talk: Rob McElhenney

VIFF: Creator Talk: Rob McElhenney

The Rio Theatre is proud to be one of the returning hosting venues for
The Vancouver International Film Festival

VIFF presents the world’s best cinema fused with related talks and events in a unique Films+ model. Annually, VIFF presents over 320 films and events, plays host to approximately 400 industry professionals from around the globe and boasts the largest Canadian film program in the world.

For its 38th year, VIFF welcomes the world to Vancouver from

September 26 – October 11, 2019.

For the most up to date and full schedule visit:

All VIFF shows at The Rio are +19 only, so please bring valid ID

No Groupons or Rio passes are accepted for VIFF events

Creator Talk: Rob McElhenney

Co-Creator/Actor/Writer, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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Hey-oooo! Fans of “the Gang” are in for a treat as bouncer, bodyguard and Paddy’s Pub co-owner “Mac” comes to VIFF: Rob McElhenney is here to talk about his critically acclaimed FXX comedy series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia  which, 14 years on, continues to push the boundaries of adult viewing. Up for discussion: the show’s longevity, favourite episodes, keeping the writing fresh, interpretive dance scenes, that blink-and-you’ll-miss-it cameo on Game of Thrones and more—including Rob’s new show Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet

Running Time: 90 mins

Session Participants

Rob McElhenney 
Creator/Executive Producer/Actor, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Tim Goodman 
Chief TV Critic, The Hollywood Reporter

Tickets: Tickets will be available at the box office of each venue once the festival is up and running or online through the VIFF site.

Please note All Pre-Festival tickets are available in person sales start Sept at Vancity Theatre Box office, 1181 Seymour St. noon – 6pm.
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General Inquiries


Phone: 604.685.0260

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Phone: 604.685.0260

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Phone: 778.328.7817

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