Vancouver Intl. film fest gets going

MUMBAI: Unlike the other major Canadian film festivals, the thing that distinguishes the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) is that it is a festival for common filmlovers. The festival got that got underway on 1 October will conclude on 16 October.

Interestingly, VIFF doesn‘t cater to the glitterati, but to the film community that consists of writers, directors, actors and audience.

VIFF is also the premiere showcase of Canadian film and has a healthy documentary film slate.

During its sixteen-day run, the festival will screen more than 377 films from over 70 countries.

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