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Genre: Documentary

Risk

Risk

How much of your own life are you willing to risk? Laura Poitras, Academy Award winning director of CITIZENFOUR, returns with her most personal and intimate film to date. Filmed over six years, RISK is a complex and volatile character study that collides with a high stakes election year and its controversial aftermath. Cornered in… Continue Reading

Monterey Pop – 50th Anniversary Remaster!

Monterey Pop – 50th Anniversary Remaster!

On a beautiful June weekend in 1967, at the height of the Summer of Love, the first and only Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward, capturing a decade’s spirit and ushering in a new era of rock and roll. Monterey would launch the careers of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Otis Redding, but they were… Continue Reading

My Scientology Movie

My Scientology Movie

Following a long fascination with the religion and with much experience in dealing with eccentric, unpalatable and unexpected human behavior, the beguilingly unassuming British documentarian Louis Theroux won’t take no for an answer when his request to enter the Church’s headquarters is turned down. Inspired by the Church’s use of filming techniques, and aided by… Continue Reading

Citizen Jane: Battle For The City

Citizen Jane: Battle For The City

Documentary CITIZEN JANE: BATTLE FOR THE CITY is a timely tale of what can happen when engaged citizens fight the power for the sake of a better world. Arguably no one did more to shape understanding of the modern American city than Jane Jacobs, the visionary activist and author of “The Death and Life of… Continue Reading

Strangers On The Earth

Strangers On The Earth

Perhaps Europe’s most popular pilgrimage, the Camino de Santiago attracts wayfarers of all stripes to walk its ancient paths in search of meaning. One such pilgrim is Dane Johansen, an American cellist who in 2014 ventured to walk the Camino with his instrument on his back, performing music for his fellow pilgrims along the way.… Continue Reading

I Am Heath Ledger (Directors in Attendance!)

I Am Heath Ledger (Directors in Attendance!)

Join us at the Rio Theatre for the poignant and moving documentary, I AM HEATH LEDGER, an intimate look at the life and career of an extraordinarily talented actor whose life was cut tragically short. This feature-length documentary portrait from Vancouver-based director Derik Murray (I AM CHRIS FARLEY) and Adrian Buitenhuis (HUANG’S WORLD) celebrates Ledger’s… Continue Reading

The Happy Film

The Happy Film

A special Vancouver screening of THE HAPPY FILM, hosted by co-director Stefan Sagmeister and presented in association with RGD. Q&A with Stefan Sagmeister to follow. Doors 5:30 pm | Film 6:30 pm *Please note: This event is SOLD OUT. Please arrive early / on time in order to ensure a great seat! New York designer… Continue Reading

Earth Day Screening of Climate Change Doc ‘Tomorrow’ (Demain)

Earth Day Screening of Climate Change Doc ‘Tomorrow’ (Demain)

Join us at the Rio Theatre on Saturday, April 22 for a very special Earth Day screening of the celebrated French climate change film TOMORROW (‘Demain’). Following the publication of a study that announced the possible disappearance of a part of humanity between here and 2100, co-directors  Cyril Dion and actress Mélanie Laurent (INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS),… Continue Reading

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