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Genre: Documentary

Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo

Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo

With nearly 400 film and television credits since 1985, Danny Trejo is one of the most prolific and recognizable actors around. But his remarkable ascent to beloved Hollywood hero notorious for tough guy roles in HEAT, BREAKING BAD, and the MACHETE series was as hard-earned as it was unexpected. In this moving, funny, and revealing portrait, Trejo candidly… Continue Reading

Fantastic Fungi

Fantastic Fungi

Directed by award-winning filmmaker and pioneer of time-lapse photography, Louie Schwartzberg (Moving Art, Wings of Life, Mysteries of the Unseen Worlds 3D Imax), Fantastic Fungi is an immersive experience that will inspire a shift in consciousness and a renewed love of nature. Narrated by Academy Award-Winner Brie Larson, Fantastic Fungi takes us on an immersive… Continue Reading

Reel Causes: My Dads, My Moms, and Me

Reel Causes: My Dads, My Moms, and Me

Reel Causes is thrilled to present MY DADS, MY MOMS, AND ME, a film that follows three BC families on their parenthood journey. In her 2007 documentary FATHERHOOD DREAMS, Julia Ivanova chronicled the touching and challenging journeys of four gay men who each made the decision to become parents after Canada legalized same-sex marriage. Married… Continue Reading

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis: Horn player, bandleader, innovator.  Elegant, intellectual, vain. Callous, conflicted, controversial. Magnificent, mercurial. Genius. The very embodiment of cool. The man with a sound so beautiful it could break your heart. The central theme of Miles Davis’s life was his restless determination to break boundaries and live life on his own terms. It made… Continue Reading

VIMFF 2019 Presents Reel Rock 14

VIMFF 2019 Presents Reel Rock 14

Presented by the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival The Reel Rock Film Tour, one of climbing’s greatest celebrations, returns this fall with a new collection of world premiere films. In The High Road, the powerful and bold Nina Williams tests herself on some of the highest, most difficult boulder problems ever climbed. In United States… Continue Reading

System Entertainment Presents Nebeska Tema

System Entertainment Presents Nebeska Tema

NEBESKA TEMA – PRICA O VLADI DIVLJANU CANADIAN PREMIERE Sunday, October 20 Doors 12:00 pm | Movie 12:30 pmSingle tickets $20.00 advance and at the door HERE *Must be 19+ w/ID for entry and bar service. Sorry, Rio Theatre Groupons and passes not accepted for this event. NEBESKA TEMA is a documentary with elements of… Continue Reading

Memory: The Origins of Alien

Memory: The Origins of Alien

A contemplation on the symbiotic collaborative process of movie-making, the power of myth, and the collective unconscious, MEMORY: THE ORIGINS OF ALIEN unearths the largely untold origin story behind Ridley Scott’s cinematic masterpiece, and reveals a treasure trove of never-before-seen materials from the archives of Dan O’Bannon and H.R. Giger — including original story notes,… Continue Reading

Faction Presents: The Collective

Faction Presents: The Collective

Faction is pumped to bring you our second full feature film: THE COLLECTIVE. Come and check it out on the big screen at our Vancouver Premiere, and share a night to remember with our collective. Expect thrills, spills, giveaways and loads more surprises! Adventuring to undiscovered peaks together, plotting midnight-raids on inner-city handrails, lapping your… Continue Reading

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

In LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE, Ronstadt is our guide through her early years of singing Mexican canciones with her family; her folk days with the Stone Poneys; and her reign as the “rock queen” of the ’70s and early ’80s. She was a pioneer for women in the male-dominated music industry; an… Continue Reading

Fantastic Fungi (Director in Attendance for Q&A!) SOLD OUT

Fantastic Fungi (Director in Attendance for Q&A!) SOLD OUT

Special Advance Screening Moving Art Presents FANTASTIC FUNGI Post Screening Discussion with Director Louie Schwartzberg and Special Guests Saturday, November 16 Doors 12:00 pm | Movie 1:00 pm Come early for great seats! Advance tickets $30 SOLD OUT| $35 at the door *Must be 19+ w/ID for entry and bar service. **Sorry, Rio Theatre Groupons… Continue Reading