Vancouver International Film Festival 2018 kicks off with opening gala red carpet

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      The 37th edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival kicked off on September 27.

      The red carpet was rolled out for an opening gala at the Centre for Performing Arts in Vancouver at a screening of Canadian filmmaker Kim Nguyen's feature drama The Hummingbird Project, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård, and Salma Hayek.

      Among those who attended were actors from locally shot TV productions such as Riverdale, The Man in the High Castle, Snowpiercer, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, The Magicians, Siren, A Series of Unfortunate Events, iZombie, Loudermilk, Jessica Jones, The 100, as well as from films at VIFF such as Level 16 and The Hummingbird Project.

      The festival continues until October 12. For further coverage, including news, interviews, and reviews, check out the Georgia Straight's 2018 guide to the annual cinematic extravaganza.

      Riverdale actor Drew Tanner
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      Jessica Jones actor Terry Chen
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      Riverdale actor Jordan Connor, with Jinjara Mitchell
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      Snowpiercer actor Lena Hall
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      Snowpiercer actor Jaylin Fletcher
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      Loudermilk actor Anja Savcic
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      Snowpiercer actor Sam Otto
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      Snowpiercer actor Susan Park
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      DC's Legends of Tomorrow actor Adam Tsekhman
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      The Magicians actor Adam DiMarco
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      Level 16 actor Celina Martin and A Series of Unfortunate Events actor Sara Canning
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      The Man in the High Castle actor Giles Panton
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      iZombie actor Aidan Kahn
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      Siren actor Tammy Gillis
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      Actor Raj Lal and Shannen McGreevy
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      Telefilm executive director Christa Dickenson
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      Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, Creative BC CEO Prem Gill, VIFF executive director Jacqueline Dupuis
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