Vancouver Week in Widescreen: There's no Forgetting Viet Nam

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      FORGETTING VIETNAM  Filmmaker and scholar Trinh T. Minh-ha leaves her post at the University of California, Berkeley, for a visit to the Cinematheque on Friday (March 16), where this acclaimed doc—a poetic commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War—receives its Vancouver debut.

      ICHI THE KILLER  Takashi Miike’s insane masterpiece celebrates 17 years of genius-level sadism, excess, and dazzling style with a 4K restoration at the Rio Theatre, on Friday (March 16).

      THE ROAD MOVIE  Real dash-cam footage collides (literally) with the blackest existential Russian humour in this wild documentary, getting three nights at Vancity Theatre starting Thursday (March 15).

      BONES OF THE FOREST  This B.C.–made doc remains unmatched in its playful yet urgent reverence for an ecosystem we’re bent on losing. Screening at the Cinematheque on Monday (March 19).

      32 PILLS: MY SISTER’S SUICIDE  Director Hope Litoff makes the brave but fraught journey through a lost sibling’s private hell. 32 Pills gets is local premiere at the Cinematheque on Wednesday (March 21).