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Genre: Drama

Burning

Burning

Lee Chang-dong’s BURNING (“Beoning”) is the searing examination of an alienated young man, Jongsu (Ah-in Yoo), a frustrated introvert whose already difficult life is complicated by the appearance of two people into his orbit: first, Haemi (newcomer Jong-seo Jun), a spirited woman who offers romantic possibility, and then, Ben (Steven Yeun, THE WALKING DEAD, SORRY… Continue Reading

The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built

Boundary-pushing cinematic visionary Lars von Trier (ANTICHRIST, DANCER IN THE DARK, BREAKING THE WAVES) returns with one of his most daring, masterfully provocative works yet – the highly controversial THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT. We are set to screen the controversial director’s cut of the film – the one that screened at Cannes. In five… Continue Reading

BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman

From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee and the producing team behind GET OUT comes another provocative exploration of American race relations – and an incredible, true story of an American hero. Set in the midst of the 1970s civil rights movement, the film follows Ron Stallworth (John David Washington), determined to make a name for himself… Continue Reading

The Vancouver Polish Film Festival Presents: Kler

The Vancouver Polish Film Festival Presents: Kler

Join us at the Rio Theatre on November 17 & December 2 for a special presentation of Wojtek Smarzowski‘s KLER, starring Arkadiusz Jakubik, Robert Wieckiewicz, Janusz Gajos, and Jacek Braciak. Three Catholic priests meet to celebrate the anniversary of an event which could have taken their lives. Their experiences and motivations to serve as priests… Continue Reading

VIMFF: White Sun

VIMFF: White Sun

Presented by The UBC Himayala Program Nepal’s official submission for Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards, WHITE SUN, followed by discussion and Q&A with filmmakers. Tuesday, November 13 Doors 6:30 pm | Movie 7:30 pm Advance tickets $17 HERE *Minors permitted in the balcony. Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main… Continue Reading

The Orchard (Cast & Crew in Attendance!)

The Orchard (Cast & Crew in Attendance!)

Join us on Monday, November 12 for the Canadian Theatrical Premiere of locally-lensed feature THE ORCHARD – with cast and crew in attendance for a post-screening Q&A! Produced by Vancouver’s Mutant Films with the participation of Railtown Actors Studio, writer-director Kate Twa‘s feature follows a brash, talent agent from Los Angeles whose life changes in… Continue Reading

VIFF: The Dead and the Others

VIFF: The Dead and the Others

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: Pity

VIFF: Pity

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: The Snatch Thief

VIFF: The Snatch Thief

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: In the Aisles

VIFF: In the Aisles

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