Victoria International Jewish Film Festival

Victoria International Jewish Film Festival4TH Annual Victoria International Jewish Film Festival To Screen Films from Six Countries. The fourth annual Victoria International Jewish Film Festival will bring the diverse world of Jewish cinema to the capital city Nov 3-6 at The Vic Theatre, 808 Douglas St.

Of particular note in this year’s Festival is the powerful docu-drama Who Will Write Our History followed by a discussion panel on the theme: The Courage of Remembering , and the Festival’s opening night film, The Cakemaker followed by a reception at the Union Club. Tickets & Festival Passes on sale now!!!

The Vic Theatre
808 Douglas St. Victoria BC V8W 2B6
November 3 – 6, 2018 7:00PM
$13 adult, $10 senior/student, $25 opening night
More info: http://www.vijff.ca

For more information visit vijff.ca

The annual Victoria International Jewish Film Festival (VIJFF) — launched in 2015 in Victoria, BC, Canada — aims to enhance our audiences’ enjoyment of films with Jewish themes and related content from around the globe. We celebrate these films as explorations of Jewish culture and as artistic expressions of broadly shared human values.

The Festival’s main objectives are:

  • to exhibit films with Jewish themes which are not readily available at commercial cinemas;
  • to create a sense of community by bringing together film lovers who are interested in, or wish to know more about, Jewish culture;
  • to enhance appreciation of film artistry in a variety of different genres and styles;
  • to provide a venue for independently produced films that explore the complex realities of Jewish cultures, history, religion and identity around the world.

The Victoria International Jewish Film Festival is a project of the Jewish Community Centre of Victoria, British Columbia. The Centre has been providing programs and services in Victoria and throughout Vancouver Island since 1988. The Centre welcomes the community to its 4th Annual Victoria International Jewish Film Festival, to be held November 3 – 6, 2018 at The Vic Theatre on 808 Douglas St.

VIJFF Organizing Committee:

  • Dahlia Beck
  • Lindsay Block-Glass
  • Earl Chochinov
  • Ethel Chochinov
  • Sandra Glass
  • Larry Gontovnick
  • Sydney Kalef
  • Andy Muchin
  • Anne Petrie
  • Ronit Reis
  • Alan Segal
  • Maurice Yacowar

VIJFF Events and Marketing Coordinator: Deborah Bricks

VIJFF Director: Lincoln Z. Shlensky

The Vic Theatre
808 Douglas St. Victoria BC V8W 2B6
November 3 – 6, 2018
7:00PM
$13 adult, $10 senior/student, $25 opening night
More info: http://www.vijff.ca

The Sun At Midnight- Event Screening with actor Duane Howard in attendance! TONIGHT! @jasonwhyte #yyjevents

FESTIVAL HIT and AWARD WINNING FILM ‘THE SUN AT MIDNIGHT’ TO HAVE A SPECIAL ONE-NIGHT ONLY VICTORIA SCREENING WITH LEAD ACTOR DUANE HOWARD IN ATTENDANCE! Tonight! Aug. 23

Set in the Alaskan Subarctic, The Sun At Midnight tells the story of an unusual friendship between a hunter obsessed with finding a missing caribou herd and a teenage rebel who gets lost while on the run. In the wake of her mother’s death, Lia, a 16 year-old urban princess, is sent to spend the summer with her Gwich’in grandmother in a small Subarctic community.

Desperate to return to city life she steals a boat and sets out into the vast Northern wilderness hoping to reach the nearest town. Totally lost, she is discovered by Alfred, a Gwich’in hunter who reluctantly takes her under his wing as he navigates the massive landscape in search of caribou. When Alfred is severely wounded in a bear attack Lia pushes on and fights to save both of their lives.

Screening to take place on Wednesday, August 23rd at 7pm. Advance tickets NOW available at www.capitol6.ca!

Whatever the Cost: Hatley Park and the Dunsmuirs #yyjevents @RoyalRoads

West Shore Arts Council presents a special Canada 150 screening of “Whatever the Cost: Hatley Park and the Dunsmuirs” on July 8, from 4pm till 6pm in the drawing room of Hatley Castle.

Learn about the history of the Dunsmuir family through this wonderful film created by filmmakers David Springbett and Heather MacAndrew. Vocalist Elizabeth Gerow, who has extensively researched the life and music of Elinor Dunsmuir, will also be performing several of Elinor’s original songs along with a lively presentation of her research into Elinor’s life and musical inspiration.

Ticket includes entry and free refreshments.

Tickets are free, with a suggested donation of $10.

For more information on this event, visit our website here: http://westshorearts.org/

info@westshorearts.org

FEAST: Food & Film returns for a 5th time this June #yyjevents @VicFilmFestival @VicTheatreYYJ

The Victoria Film Festival has announced the line-up for the fifth annual FEAST: Food & Film Festival with events taking place on June 15, 16, and 17. FEAST will host six scrumptious screenings.

Kicking off on Thursday, June 15th at The Vic Theatre is Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table a documentary showcasing Ella Brennan, the New Orleans’ force of nature behind the Commander’s Palace and revolutionized creole cuisine. Local breakfast sensation Floyd’s Diner will bring you breakfast hors d’oeuvres and a Mimosa while VFF brings you a bit of live jazz to set the mood. Continue reading “FEAST: Food & Film returns for a 5th time this June #yyjevents @VicFilmFestival @VicTheatreYYJ”