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November 4


  1. Anatomy of Violence

    Deepa Mehta / November 4 / Canada, India / 2016 / Crime, Drama / 93 mins
    Anatomy of Violence mixes fiction and fact in an improvised exploration of the events leading up to, and following, the notorious gang rape of a young woman by six men in a moving bus in New Delhi, December 16, 2012.

    Preceded by: VAFF Industry Insight (VAFF I²) Panel Series – 2

    Preceded By:
    VAFF Industry Insight (VAFF I²) Panel Series – 2

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 4, 2017 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  2. Ballad of the Knife Sharpener

    Khalid Ali / November 4 / China, USA / 2017 / Documentary / 19 mins
    A young knife sharpener from rural China uses his penetrating voice and songs to attract customers as he tries to make ends meet on the streets of Beijing.

    Preceded by: Nov 4: Program 6 – International Shorts: How To Make Lemonade

    Preceded By:
    Program 6: International Shorts: How To Make Lemonade

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 4, 2017 5:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  3. Gook

    Justin Chon / November 4 / USA / 2017 / Drama / 94 mins
    Screening 25 years after the L.A. Riots, Gook follows Eli (Justin Chon) and Daniel (David So), two Korean American brothers who own a struggling shoe store and have an unlikely friendship with Kamilla (Simone Baker), a streetwise 11-year-old African American girl.

    Preceded by: Nov 4: Program 7 – Centrepiece Presentation: Gook + Dance Party

    Preceded By:
    Program 7: Centrepiece Presentation: Gook

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 4, 2017 7:30 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  4. Home is Where the Sunsets

    Kayla Tong / November 4 / USA / 2016 / Drama / 9 mins
    Hong Kong-born Alison’s life and identity in L.A. turns upside down when her family comes to visit from Hong Kong for the very first time.

    Precedes: Nov 4: Program 8 – International Spotlight Presentation: A Tiger and the Sunset

    Precedes:
    Program 8: International Spotlight Presentation: A Tiger and the Sunset

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 4, 2017 10:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  5. in blossom

    Chi Him Yuen / November 4 / Hong Kong / 2016 / Drama / 6 mins
    Yu-Cheung has dyslexia. His teacher complains about him and warns that he may be asked to quit school if his “poor behavior” continues.

    Preceded by: Nov 4: Program 6 – International Shorts: How To Make Lemonade

    Preceded By:
    Program 6: International Shorts: How To Make Lemonade

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 4, 2017 5:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  6. Monday

    Dinh Thai / November 4 / USA / 2017 / Crime, Drama / 19 mins
    “What can I get you?” is the question driving a conflicted young hustler who sells everything and anything to make money.

    Preceded by: Nov 4: Program 6 – International Shorts: How To Make Lemonade

    Preceded By:
    Program 6: International Shorts: How To Make Lemonade

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 4, 2017 5:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  7. Silent Dusk

    Dandrin Dorje / November 4 / China / 2016 / Drama / 35 mins
    Two elderly people meet, connect and care for one another in this poetic meditation on life and love set against the stunning landscape of the Tibetan plateau.

    Preceded by: Nov 4: Program 6 – International Shorts: How To Make Lemonade

    Preceded By:
    Program 6: International Shorts: How To Make Lemonade

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 4, 2017 5:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  8. The Soul of the Tiger (L’âme du tigre)

    François Yang / November 4 / Switzerland / 2016 / Drama / 91 mins
    Alex, a thirtysomething man of Chinese descent, lives the typical carefree life of his European generation.

    Preceded by: Nov 4: Program 8 – International Spotlight Presentation: A Tiger and the Sunset

    Preceded By:
    Program 8: International Spotlight Presentation: A Tiger and the Sunset

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 4, 2017 10:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  9. A Taxi of Coldness

    Joonha Kim / November 4 / South Korea / 2015 / Drama / 20 mins
    A man rides a taxi late at night. When the taxi driver offers him chewing gum, he remembers his mother’s “Drugged Gum” story.

    Preceded by: Nov 4: Program 6 – International Shorts: How To Make Lemonade

    Preceded By:
    Program 6: International Shorts: How To Make Lemonade

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 4, 2017 5:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  10. VAFF Industry Insight (VAFF I²) Panel Series – 2

    November 4 / 120 mins
    PANEL 2: Sparking Celluloid: Filmmaking for Social Change

    Precedes: Anatomy of Violence

    VAFF Industry Insight (VAFF I²) Panel Series – 2

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 4, 2017 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets