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Genre: Documentary

Apparition Hill

Apparition Hill

Seven strangers investigate a place of miracles, the small town of Medjugorje, in Bosnia-Herzegovina, where six children claim to have witnessed apparitions of the Virgin Mary in 1981. Millions of people have journeyed to Medjugorje to see for themselves, and nearly all describe a sense of peace they’ve never felt before. Could it be real?… Continue Reading

Kedi

Kedi

Hundreds of thousands of cats have roamed the metropolis of Istanbul freely for thousands of years, wandering in and out of people’s lives, impacting them in ways only an animal who lives between the worlds of the wild and the tamed can. Cats and their kittens bring joy and purpose to those they choose, giving… Continue Reading

I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro

In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, “Remember This House.” The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin’s death in 1987,… Continue Reading

Ice Guardians: Gino Odjick Foundation Fundraiser

Ice Guardians: Gino Odjick Foundation Fundraiser

Newsweek’s “Top 10 Documentary for 2016”, ICE GUARDIANS explores one of the most controversial and provocative positions in the history of sport. ICE GUARDIANS journeys into the lives of those who perform what is undoubtedly the toughest job within the National Hockey League today: The Enforcer. Very few understand this position and fewer yet appreciate… Continue Reading

Ladies and Gentlemen Mr. Leonard Cohen

Ladies and Gentlemen Mr. Leonard Cohen

          Join us at the Rio Theatre for a celebration of Leonard Cohen  – as seen through a curated collection of four short films produced by The National Film Board of Canada between 1964 – 1977. The “gem” of the bunch is Donald Brittain and Don Owen‘s 1964 film LADIES AND… Continue Reading

To the Ends of the Earth

To the Ends of the Earth

CCPA-BC presents “To the Ends of the Earth”   – Doors open at 6:30 pm Film starts at 7 pm, followed by Q & A – Tickets are $10. Available at http://www.ccpabc.ca/film2017 Admission is +19 only. No groupons or passes accepted for this screening  – –   Join us for a screening of the feature documentary, To the Ends… Continue Reading

Nick Cave: One More Time with Feeling

Nick Cave: One More Time with Feeling

Originally envisioned as a “one night only” cinema event to accompany the release of a new record, director Andrew Dominik’s (Chopper, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Killing Them Softly), ONE MORE TIME WITH FEELING documents the intimate aspects of the writing and recording process as well as an opportunity for… Continue Reading

Landfill Harmonic

Landfill Harmonic

“A symphony of the human spirit!” Get ready to stand up and cheer for one of this year’s most acclaimed, inspiring, and joyful documentaries, LANDFILL HARMONIC. Follow the true story of Paraguayan music director Favio Chavez, who guides the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a group made up of young people from a slum community that… Continue Reading

Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man

Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man

“Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.” Join us at the Rio Theatre on Monday, December 5 to celebrate the remarkable life and work of Canadian musician, poet, author, activist, icon and inspiration Leonard Cohen with a double bill honouring his incredible contributions. Documentary… Continue Reading

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival: Alpine Style

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival: Alpine Style

The Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival returns to the Rio Theatre as past of the Fall Film Series 2016. On Tuesday, November 22 join us for “Alpine Style” featuring a presentation from one of Canada’s best all around alpinists, John Walsh, plus a chance to see the winner of Best Climbing Film at VIMFF 2016.… Continue Reading

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