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VIFF 2017: Thelma

A truly sinister scene opens Thelma, the fourth film by Norwegian director Joachim Trier, setting the tone for two fascinating hours that follow. A father…

Under Review

VIFF 2017: New Skins & Old Ceremonies

Short films have the difficult task of storytelling in limited time. There’s no slow unravelling of characters, lengthy development of relationships or plot thickening. But…