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[VFF ’16] A Film Festival Weekend Recap, Insights and Picks of the Week

8 Feb

By Ed Sum (The Vintage Tempest)

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After the fun-filled Gala at the 2016 Victoria Film Festival, I was ready to head to the aisles to view this show’s weekend selection in the best of what independent cinema has to offer. But first, one of the staples that is a must-attend for me, especially when I want to learn more about the behind-the-scenes work, is Springboard’s In Conversation series hosted by Richard Crouse. He’s the voice of Canada’s movie and entertainment scene. From the big blockbusters to the indies, he’s covered them all and his knowledge is vast. I was hooked about four years ago and I find it’s best not to miss these talks.

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