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Genre: Documentary

Somm 3

SOMM III (Jason Wise, 2018 / Three legends in the world of wine – Fred Dame, Steven Spurrier and Jancis Robinson – sit down in Paris to taste the rarest bottles of their careers. Meanwhile, Dustin Wilson gathers the greatest blind tasters of today in New York City for a secret tasting similar to the original Judgment of Paris, with the goal to see if any of the world’s Pinot Noirs can stand up to the greatest Burgundies of France. In the end, both tastings cross with results that could change the world of wine forever.

Finding Big Country (Director in Attendance!)

Finding Big Country (Director in Attendance!)

Following three sold out screenings at this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival (in addition to winning the prestigious #mustseeBC Award), documentary filmmaker Kathleen S. Jayme‘s FINDING BIG COUNTRY finds its way to East Vancouver. Jayme will be in attendance and will join in with a Q&A following her remarkable documentary, which follows her “superfan-fuelled” journey… Continue Reading

Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.

Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.

Drawn from a never before seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, this is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician M.I.A., who continues to shatter conventions with her work, words, and art. Director Stephen Loveridge offers an  admiring profile of the tough-minded rapper, who has taken up the cause of Tamil… Continue Reading

VIMFF: North of Nightfall

VIMFF: North of Nightfall

Join Darren Berrecloth for a live presentation followed by a screening of his epic, North of Nightfall. Date, Time & Location:  – Wed, Oct 17, 2018 | Rio Theatre Doors 6:30pm – Show 7:30pm  –  VENUE MAPS  PURCHASE TICKETS  *Note : Rio Groupons and passes are not accepted for this screening   – The Speaker Darren… Continue Reading

VIMFF: Free Solo

VIMFF: Free Solo

Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite’s 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history. Date, Time & Location: Tues, Oct 16, 2018 | Rio Theatre Doors 6:30pm – Show 7:30pm VENUE MAPS  PURCHASE… Continue Reading

Three Identical Strangers

Three Identical Strangers

New York, 1980: Three complete strangers accidentally discover that they’re identical triplets, separated at birth. Adopted by three different families and reunited by an astonishing, fairy-tale coincidence, the 19-year-olds’ joyous, jaw-dropping reunion catapults them to international fame and becomes a global sensation, while it also unlocks an extraordinarily disturbing, unimaginable secret that goes beyond their… Continue Reading

VIFF: The Man Who Stole Banksy

VIFF: The Man Who Stole Banksy

The Rio Theatre is proud to be one of the returning hosting venues for The Vancouver International Film Festival The festival runs Sept 27th – Oct 12th, 2018 For VIFF Full schedule visit: viff.org All tickets, passes and packs ON SALE NOW!  Our full lineup is online now, but some of the content is not yet… Continue Reading

VIFF: Blue Note Records-Beyond the Notes

VIFF: Blue Note Records-Beyond the Notes

The Rio Theatre is proud to be one of the returning hosting venues for The Vancouver International Film Festival The festival runs Sept 27th – Oct 12th, 2018 For VIFF Full schedule visit: viff.org All tickets, passes and packs ON SALE NOW!  Our full lineup is online now, but some of the content is not yet… Continue Reading

VIFF: Chris the Swiss

VIFF: Chris the Swiss

The Rio Theatre is proud to be one of the returning hosting venues for The Vancouver International Film Festival The festival runs Sept 27th – Oct 12th, 2018 For VIFF Full schedule visit: viff.org All tickets, passes and packs ON SALE NOW! Our full lineup is online now, but some of the content is not yet in… Continue Reading

VIFF: Carmine Street Guitars

VIFF: Carmine Street Guitars

The Rio Theatre is proud to be one of the returning hosting venues for The Vancouver International Film Festival The festival runs Sept 27th – Oct 12th, 2018 For VIFF Full schedule visit: viff.org All tickets, passes and packs ON SALE NOW!  Our full lineup is online now, but some of the content is not yet… Continue Reading