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Two Indians Talking - directed by Sara McIntyre


Today from 3:30pm tune in for a live broadcast from VanCity Theatre of Cineworks Meet the Filmmakers panel.

This series of informal dialogues and insightful panels of filmmakers ‘in conversation’ offers the unique chance to glimpse the creative process from behind the screen, and through the eyes of some of contemporary cinema’s most intriguing auteurs. Today’s panel features Sara McIntyre, director of the VIFF feature Two Indians Talking, in conversation with director Scott Swan.

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Meet the Filmmakers

Two Indians Talking - directed by Sara McIntyre

Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society, Women in Film and Television and Praxis Centre for Screenwriters, in conjunction with the http://www.viff.org/festival/, are pleased to present the 16th Annual program of Meet the Filmmakers. This series of informal dialogues and insightful panels of filmmakers ‘in conversation’ offers the unique chance to glimpse the creative process from behind the screen, and through the eyes of some of contemporary cinema’s most intriguing auteurs.

October 8th at 3:30 pm features Sara McIntyre, director of the VIFF feature Two Indians Talking, in conversation with director Scott Swan.
October 11th at 4 pm sees Aaron Katz, writer/director of the film Cold Weather in conversation with Patricia Gruben, Director of Praxis Centre for Screenwriters.
October 11th at 6 pm don’t miss Amazon Falls director Katrin Bowen and Hlima Ouardiri, director of Moukhtar, in a panel moderated by Carol Whiteman from Women in the Director’s Chair.

All Meet The Filmmakers sessions are FREE and open to the public – join us in an intimate encounter with film! It’s all happening at the Vancity Theatre Atrium – 1181 Seymore Street. CiTR is a sponsor of this event!

Another Next Music From Tokyo


CiTR is sponsoring another Next Music From Tokyo….

Unrefined Sonic Promotions is proud to present Next Music from TOKYO: Vol 2 – Thursday October 14th at the Biltmore Cabaret, featuring MASS OF THE FERMENTING DREGS, Sgt., uhnellys & susquatch.

Next Music from TOKYO is a series of tours bringing Japanese bands to Canada with the aim of showcasing the country’s diverse indie and underground rock scenes, saving us the hassle of flying to Japan.

So don’t miss Next Music from TOKYO: Vol 2, featuring MASS OF THE FERMENTING DREGS, Sgt., uhnellys & susquatch. Thursday, October 14th at the Biltmore Cabaret. Doors at 8, show at 9. Tickets are only ten dollars and can be purchased in advance from ticketweb.ca.

News 101 for Monday, October 4, 2010

Megan Vis-Dunbar of the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association on the landmark Ontario court decision decriminalizing prostitution and why BC needs to follow suit; Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East President Thomas Woodley on the UN Human Rights Council’s report condemning Israel’s actions in the Gaza flotilla raid | TheTyee.ca Weekly Feature | The Arts Report | Weather

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VIFF – Discorder Magazine sponsors FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE

Discorder Magazine presents the Canadian Premiere of FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE, playing at the 2010 Vancouver International Film Festival. This refreshingly candid film follows The Spirit of the Goodwill Band – a group whose players cope with an array of disabilities, be it autism, cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome or blindness – as they work towards a performance in front of a thousand people at Miami’s opulent opera house. Their struggles are inherently dramatic and capably set the stage for a show-stopping finale. Don’t miss FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE, playing Friday, October 1st at 10:45 am at Pacific Cinematheque, Thursday, October 7th at 6:40pm at Granville Empire 7, and Saturday, October 9th at noon. CiTR members (aka Discorder volunteers) can sign up for a limited amount of free tickets!

VIFF – CiTR sponsors STRANGE POWERS: STEPHIN MERRITT AND THE MAGNETIC FIELDS


CiTR is proud to present the Canadian Premiere STRANGE POWERS: STEPHIN MERRITT AND THE MAGNETIC FIELDS, appearing at the 2010 Vancouver International Film Festival. This unique documentary sheds light on the stoic and enigmatic front man of one of the most prolific and secretive bands of our generation. For the first time, Stephin Merritt opens the doors to his studio, sheds light on his songwriting process and details his relationship with long-time bandmate, manager and friend Claudia Gonson.STRANGE POWERS: STEPHIN MERRITT AND THE MAGNETIC FIELDS, plays Saturday, October 2nd at 9:45 pm at the Granville Empire 7 and Sunday, October 10th at 11 am at the Vancity Theatre. CiTR members may be able to score free tickets to this film!

News 101 for Monday, September 27

SPECIAL G20 EDITION

G20 Solidarity Rally at UBC, featuring speeches by arrested UBC Okanagan student government executives and a statement from NDP MP Don Davies, Vancouver-Kingsway (Public Safety Critic) | G20 Panel Discussion at The Word on the Street Literary Festival | TheTyee.ca Weekly Feature | Weather

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CiTR Virtual Studio Tour

Grace, one of our student execs, gives us a tour of the CiTR station. See the studios, meet the staff, catch the fever!

To see how far CiTR has come, here is Nardwuar’s tour from 1987.

Once again… CabaRadio DJs voted 3rd best in Vancouver!

For a second year in a row, DJ Teddy Smooth and Eroc were voted Vancouver’s best in the Georgia Strait. The category is Best late-night radio host(s), and our 3rd place winners host CabaRadio on Tuesdays, from 11:00 pm – 1:00 am.

Host Teddy Smooth & co-host E-Rock bring you the inside scoop on the Cabaret, Burlesque and Performance Community in Vancouver and beyond! Enjoy bits, skits, upcoming events, musical guests and a few surprises every week! CabaRadio, it’s your ultimate Radio variety show! DJ Teddy Smooth also hosts Kitty Nights on Sundays at the Biltmore Cabaret.

Web Exclusive: 30:Live

30:Live is Vancouver’s newest concert series, spotlighting local, independent bands at the Forum on Granville St. Arts Report correspondent Nick Sartore met with producers Leon Feldman and Dan Tanner and they explain what 30:Live is all about, how the Forum (formerly the Buffalo Club) makes a great venue, and the burgeoning music scene in Vancouver.

Click here for the interview!

The next 30:Live show is Friday, Sept 24, featuring Familia, Painted Cities, and Aardvark Robinson. Check out Familia’s lovely MySpace page where you can hear “Today” and “Safe and Sound.”

Show starts at 8pm.
Tix $12 at the door!

THE FORUM – MUSIC ROOM
1163 GRANVILLE STREET

For more info, check 30:Live’s page on Facebook.