FEAST: Food & Film

Feast Food & FilmFEAST: Food & Film returns for a 5th time this June

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.

On Friday, June 16th two films will screen starting with SEED: The Untold Story at The Vic Theatre. This documentary about preserving ancient grains and seeds is paired with a selection of fresh-pressed juice, grainy bread, a hemp vodka cocktail and heritage popcorn.

Finish Friday off with a screening of Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent at The Vic Theatre, a documentary about American cuisine with Anthony Bourdain as the executive producer.  And with great American cuisine comes exquisite bites by Toque Catering paired with California wine presented by Vessel Liquor.

On Saturday, June 17th there are three films to enjoy.
Deconstructing Dani García, a documentary about a chef with two Michelin Stars who is forced to reinvent himself when his restaurant closes.  Paired with the film are delectable Spanish tapas and a sherry tasting presented by Vessel Liquor.

Follow it up with Chinese cuisine and traditional baijiu from Dragon Mist Distillery to sip on with a screening of Cook Up A Storm.  This fun narrative film tells the story of a classically trained chef who must team up with a rival street chef to beat a common enemy in a cooking competition.

Wrapping up FEAST is Rob Reiner’s 1984 classic This is Spinal Tap at Phillips Backyard. Tickets include a Phillips beer and a serving of melted drummer goo.  To satisfy hunger pangs, Coast Lunchbox will be selling ‘Small Bread Sandwiches.’  And don’t worry; all amps will be cranked to eleven.

Ticket prices vary $20-$25. All events are 19 and older. Full details are available at feastfoodfilm.ca. FEAST: Food & Film is an annual food-focused Festival brought to you by the Victoria Film Festival to highlight local and regional food and drink paired with great films.

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Dazed and Confused Under the Maltworks

You asked for more movies under the maltworks and we’ve brought you Dazed and Confused in the Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. backyard on Saturday, May 27th.

Movie Under The MaltwordsAll right, all right, all right! You asked for more movies under the maltworks and we’ve brought you Dazed and Confused in the Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. backyard on Saturday, May 27th.

$20 ticket includes the film, 1 beer and a spirited surprise. Additional beer tickets available for $6 cash only. Enter the McConaughey off to win great prizes! Show off your best McConaughey impression! Doors open at 8pm! Film starts at 9pm (light dependent) RAIN OR SHINE This is a BYOC (Bring your own chair) event. Limited chairs available for rent. 19+ event (so no high school girls)

Travel back to the generation of the bicentennial year of 1976 to celebrate the joys of beer blasts, and pot smoking. On the last day of school before summer break, a rambunctious group of high school seniors celebrate the arrival of summer while hazing the incoming freshmen. Say, man, you got a ticket? No, not on me, man. It’d be a lot cooler if you did.

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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”

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Short Circuit: Pacific Rim Film Festival #yyjarts @CineVic

Short Circuit returns with a showcase of films from around the Pacific Rim!

{April 18, 2017 – Victoria, BC}  —  After a call for short films from all countries, states, and provinces bordering the Pacific Ocean, we received a record number of submissions for our 5th annual festival! This year we present a journey around the Pacific Rim, with 16 films selected to showcase the diversity of stories from around the edge of the water. We’ve also got panels and pitch events to up your game, and parties to celebrate the films and filmmakers. Presented by CineVic.

Please check www.shortcircuitfilmfestival.com for list of films and full schedule of festival events. 
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National Canadian Film Day 150 #yyjevents @IMAXVictoria @RoyalBCMuseum

Celebrate Canadian cinema by attending the screening of films from the BC Archives and be part of a massive one-day, coast-to-coast-to-coast film festival. This program features four intriguing BC films which were preserved in BC Archives before they were transferred to analog video in the 1980s, and more recently digitized for better access.  The fifth film only ever existed as an edited original, which was fully restored by the BC Archives for National Film Week in 1986.
The films featured from the BC Archives are:
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Dazed and Confused Under the Maltworks @PhillipsBeer @VicFilmFestival #yyjevents

All right, all right, all right! You asked for more movies under the maltworks and we’ve brought you Dazed and Confused in the Phillips Brewing & Malting Co. backyard on Saturday, May 27th.

$20 ticket includes the film, 1 beer and a spirited surprise. Additional beer tickets available for $6 cash only. Enter the McConaughey off to win great prizes! Show off your best McConaughey impression! Doors open at 8pm! Film starts at 9pm (light dependent) RAIN OR SHINE This is a BYOC (Bring your own chair) event.

Limited chairs available for rent. 19+ event (so no high school girls) Continue reading “Dazed and Confused Under the Maltworks @PhillipsBeer @VicFilmFestival #yyjevents”

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CineVic Lounge + Open House March 31 @cinevic #yyjarts

The last Friday of every month is dedicated to hanging out with you. This month we’re opening our doors a bit longer and inviting the entire community to check out our “new” digs on Yates Street in Odeon Alley!

CineVic hosts a full slate of filmmaking workshops throughout the year along with recurring programs such as CINESPARK, Film Festivus, Short Circuit Film Festival, and our popular monthly “CineVic Lounge” social, which was standing-room-only last month for a 360° VR film premiere. Continue reading “CineVic Lounge + Open House March 31 @cinevic #yyjarts”

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CineVic Ignites Short Film Production On Vancouver Island & The Gulf Islands

VICTORIA, BC (February 9, 2017) — We are positively electrified to announce a new short film script and pitch competition in conjunction with our 5th annual Short Circuit Film Festival.

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