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Films & Schedules - BRITISH COLUMBIA

COAST MODERN

Sun, Nov 18, 2012
at 4:30 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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COAST MODERN

DIRECTOR: MIKE BERNARD, GAVIN FROOME - BRITISH COLUMBIA (VANCOUVER)

(DOC) COAST MODERN features lush and fluid camerawork through some spectacular West Coast modernist homes, as well as insight from some of the most respected names in architecture, including James Steele, Barbara Lamprecht, Ray Kappe, Hernik Bull, Pierluigi Serraino, Michael Folonis, Dion Neutra, Douglas Coupland, John Cava, Barbara Bestor, and legendary photographer Julius Shulman. In the words of architect Arthur Erikson: ‘Honesty was the rallying cry of early modernists and they reduced everything to absolute essentials.’ The film traces the emergence of the modernist movement from its first incarnations in 1922 through to the current day. Featuring interviews with architects...

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THE COLORS THAT COMBINE TO MAKE WHITE ARE IMPORTANT

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
at 4:30 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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THE COLORS THAT COMBINE TO MAKE WHITE ARE IMPORTANT

DIRECTOR: BARRY DOUPÉ - BRITISH COLUMBIA (VANCOUVER)

(EXP) Doupé’s film explores the power structure within a failing Japanese glass factory. Two parallel storylines involving the investigation of a suspected employee and that of a stolen painting converge to reveal an exposition on gender and desire. “A deliberately artificial-looking computer-animated feature set mainly in a Japanese office and filled with hilarious non sequiturs (‘I made miniature versions of giant sandwiches; they are the same size as regular sandwiches’), it sometimes suggests an Adult Swim program in its warped sensibility. But Doupé’s dialogue is much headier than anything on TV, with considerations of gender inequality, modern art, and existentialism...

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IN ALL FORMS

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Thu, Nov 15, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

IN ALL FORMS

DIRECTOR: JAMES HEBERS - BRITISH COLUMBIA (VANCOUVER)

(EXP) Stop-motion and experimental animation techniques explore the themes of evolution, creation, and primal forms of life.

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LATER THAN USUAL

Fri, Nov 9, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Fri, Nov 16, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

LATER THAN USUAL

DIRECTOR: DAVID HOVAN - BRITISH COLUMBIA (VANCOUVER)

(NAR) An elderly couple marks time toward a not-so-inevitable end.

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LINGO

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Thu, Nov 15, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

LINGO

DIRECTOR: BAHAR NOORIZADEH - BRITISH COLUMBIA (VANCOUVER)

(NAR) Protective of her son and hindered by the language barrier, an Afghan immigrant to Canada is interrogated by the police about a fire her son mistakenly started.

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PARKDALE

Fri, Nov 9, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Fri, Nov 16, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

PARKDALE

DIRECTOR: LISA JACKSON - BRITISH COLUMBIA (VANCOUVER)

(NAR) Two sisters roam the inner-city streets of their neighborhood as they try to escape another stint in the foster care system.

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THE SANDWICH NAZI

Fri, Nov 9, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Fri, Nov 16, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

THE SANDWICH NAZI

DIRECTOR: LEWIS BENNETT - BRITISH COLUMBIA (VANCOUVER)

(DOC) Deli owner Salam Kahil is an art collector, a former male escort, amateur piano player, and sandwich maker to the homeless, but his true passion is talking about blowjobs.

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SWIFT

Sun, Nov 11, 2012
at 6 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Sat, Nov 17, 2012
at 5 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

SWIFT

DIRECTOR: KRISTEN CAMPBELL - BRITISH COLUMBIA (VANCOUVER)

(ANI) Fin wants to transverse the forest, but it seems that everything is moving so much faster than she is.

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A TAX ON BUNNY RABBITS

Fri, Nov 9, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

Fri, Nov 16, 2012
at 7 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)

A TAX ON BUNNY RABBITS

DIRECTOR: NATHANIEL AKIN - BRITISH COLUMBIA (POWELL RIVER)

(ANI) Rabbits are calm; birds are calm; robots are not. When an unfriendly robot shows up on the territory of bunny rabbits, what are the rabbits to do?

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