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Screenshot of Antarctica trailer, via BBC Earth on YouTube.

Life in earth’s most unforgiving climate: Victoria IMAX premieres “Antarctica”

Two four tonne bull elephant seals clash against each other, their blubber rippling in crisp slow motion, as they fight for territory and mates in one of the most unforgiving…
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Five must-watch films from Vancouver International Film Festival’s 40th Birthday

For the second year running, Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) has created an online, COVID-friendly alternative to their annual, globally-recognized film festival.
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Five B.C. original films to check out at this years VFF

Victoria Film Festival launches with an array of BC Films. Here is a list of five BC originals to check out in this year’s collection.
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Inaugural University of Victoria Indigenous Film Festival features three short films created by Indigenous UVic students and alumni

On Nov. 13, the Native Students Union hosted their first ever Indigenous film festival live at Cinecenta and online. The event featured three short films produced by recent Indigenous UVic…
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Documenting resilience: Three local filmmakers document the struggles of homelessness and trauma

Three individuals are telling the stories of Victoria’s street community, as well as their own, in a mutual healing process
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Michèle Stephenson’s film Stateless reveals anti-Black sentiments in the Dominican Republic

The documentary begins by narrating the story of Moraime. Moraime is a young Haitian who found herself displaced amid the 1937 anti-Haitian massacre which was ordered by Dictator Rafael Trujillo

Indigenous stories from UVic featured in The Camp(us)

Throughout history, education has been used to further and institutionalize colonialism. A newly released film shot at UVic seeks to unpack those dynamics, connecting the experiences of students at UVic…

Beautiful music, rich culture at 10th Latin American and Spanish Film Week

Indestructible: The Soul of Salsa Music was shown on September 20th at Cinecenta as part of the 10th Annual Latin American Film Festival. Festival-goers were asked to slide into unused…

What is feminist porn?

Despite being a feminist, I have no idea how to define feminist porn. Is it romance-novel sex? Is it women in leather with strap-ons? Can porn even be feminist? Porn…