#VIWIFF2015 general news

  • RW logoReel West Magazine’s February 6th newsletter announced local shorts. They also conducted an in-depth behind-the-scenes interview with Highway of Tears filmmakers Matt Smiley and Carly Pope.
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  • The Georgia Straight‘s Craig Takeuchi wrote about the festival at large and the opening night film Margarita, with a Straw, in particular. February 25th, 2015.
  • Glass City Social, an independent news and culture website by five Langara College journalism grads, published a video interview and an article with WIFTV president Carleen Kyle and filmmakers Marina Lazzarotto (Flash) and Shauna Johannesen (Bedbugs: A Musical Comedy) on February 27th, 2015. The interview was conducted by Kayla Isomura and filmed by Garin Fahlmann.
    Watch the video here:
  • The Vancouver Observer mentions Margarita, with a Straw and All the Time in the World in a brief festival overview on February 27th, 2015.
  • And another mention on Vanmusic.ca!
  • The Westender’s Sabrina Furminger looks at the ridiculous gender gap in filmmaking, interviews our exec. director Carolyn Combs and previews  in her article on March 4th, 2015.

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