Post-VIFF theatrical runs: Blue is the Warmest Colour, The Armstrong Lie, and more
Starting today at Vancity Theatre is Camille Claudel, 1915, starring Juliette Binoche.
Other VIFF films to be screened at Vancity Theatre include A Touch of Sin (November 1), Wolf Children (November 9 to 13), The Broken Circle Breakdown (November 20), The Summit, Oil Sands Karaoke, and Good Vibrations.
The documentary Salmon Confidential, about scientists attempting to prove the detrimental impact of farmed salmon on B.C. wild salmon, is available for viewing online.
The French drama Blue is the Warmest Colour, which stirred up controversy at Cannes for its explicit depiction of lesbian sex and was the first same-sex romance to win the Palme D'Or, is slated for a November 8 release in Vancouver (subject to change).
The documentariesThe Armstrong Lie, about Lance Armstrong, and The Summit are both scheduled for a November 29 release.
Other VIFF picks that'll be coming to a theatre near you soon include: The Invisible Woman, starring Ralph Fiennes and Kristin Scott Thomas; Koreeda Hirozaku's domestic drama about sons switched at birth, Like Father, Like Son (which won VIFF's most popular feature award); and the Indian romantic drama about tiffins that get delivered to the wrong office workers, The Lunchbox, are all set for release in the new year.
VIFF, which presented 515 screenings of 341 films from 75countries, did report a record year at the box office, with over 130,000 in gated attendance at the festival and TV and Film Forum.
But for those still interested in attending film festivals this season, there are more than plenty to keep you busy until almost Christmas: there's the Vancouver Polish Film Festival (commencing today), the Vancouver Amnesty International Film Festival (on October 19), the Vancouver Jewish Film Festival, the Vancouver Asian Film Festival, the Whistler Film Festival, and more.