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VIFF 2016 INTERVIEW: THE LAW OF MOMENTS DIRECTOR EMMA SAMMS
by Jason Whyte
""Could the laws of physics apply to the relationships within a family? Studying the subject makes teenager Lucy wonder if the delicate balance between herself, her single mother and her sister might be described by Newton's theory "For every action there's an equal and opposite reaction". The conclusions are both hopeful and heartbreaking." Director Emma Samms on THE LAW OF MOMENTS which screens at the 2016 edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival" (more)
VIFF 2016 INTERVIEW: THREE MINUTE WARNING DIRECTOR IQBAL MOHAMMED
by Jason Whyte
""THREE MINUTE WARNING is about the struggle of a teenage girl named Mariam living in Palestine who is caring for her disabled mother. The year is 2014 and Israel have deployed knock on roof bombs during Operation Protective Edge. This is where an empty shell is dropped onto a building, warning all its occupants to evacuate as a real missile is about to drop in three minutes. This story is based on true events." Director Iqbal Mohammed on THREE MINUTE WARNING which screens at the 2016 edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival." (more)
VIFF 2016 INTERVIEW: SIN ALAS DIRECTOR BEN CHACE
by Jason Whyte
""SIN ALAS is a portrait of lost love in Cuba, and old man coming to terms with the failures of his youth and love letter to Havana shot on gorgeous 16mm with a great original score." Director Ben Chace on SIN ALAS which screens at the 2016 edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival." (more)
VIFF 2016 INTERVIEW: HER PARADISE DIRECTOR SHOBI SEN
by Jason Whyte
""HER PARADISE is a movie about something every single person has dealt with. As children, imagination is our greatest super power, but what we use that power against depends on our circumstance. The girl we follow in the story, uses that strength to escape from the monsters at home." Director Shobi Sen on HER PARADISE which screens at the 2016 edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival." (more)
VIFF 2016 INTERVIEW: YARN DIRECTOR HEATHER MILLARD
by Jason Whyte
"(The following is an abridged version of an interview I did with Heather at this year's South By Southwest Film Festival.) "There is a hot new wave in modern art and it's knitted together with YARN! The traditional crafts of crochet and knitting have become one of the hottest movements in modern art. We follow a few International artists and knitters as they bring yarn to the streets and into our lives in new ways. Starting in Iceland, the film takes us on a colourful and global journey as we discover how yarn connects us all." Co-Director and Producer Heather Millard on YARN which screens at the 2016 edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival." (more)
VIFF 2016 INTERVIEW: MIXED MATCH DIRECTOR JEFF CHIBA STEARNS
by Jason Whyte
""MIXED MATCH is an emotion-filled feature length documentary addressing the challenges faced by mixed race blood cancer patients as they struggle against almost impossible odds to find a close genetic match for a bone marrow and stem cell transplant." Director Jeff Chiba Stearns on MIXED MATCH which screens at the 2016 edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival." (more)
VIFF 2016 INTERVIEW: SONITA DIRECTOR ROKHSAREH GHAEM MAGHAMI
by Jason Whyte
""This is a documentary about an Afghan teenager girl who fights with a tradition that wants to sell her to $9000to a stranger with a not very traditional weapon: RAP!" Director Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami on SONITA which screens at the Vancouver International Film Festival." (more)
VIFF 2016 INTERVIEW: LAVENDER DIRECTOR ED-GASS DONNELLY
by Jason Whyte
""LAVENDER is as much a taut psychological thriller as it is a musing on the fallibility of memory. When a traumatic car crash leaves a photographer with severe memory loss, she begins to suspect she may be responsible for the death of family members she never knew she had. And it features great performances from Abbie Cornish, Dermot Mulroney, Justin Long, and Diego Klattenhoff." Director Ed-Gass Donnelly on LAVENDER which screens at the 2016 edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival." (more)
VIFF 2016 INTERVIEW: THE UNSEEN & WEIRDOS' ACTRESS JULIA SARAH STONE
by Jason Whyte
""THE UNSEEN and WEIRDOS are, respectively, a sci-fi thriller/drama and a coming-of-age road trip film. As different as those sound, they are alike in that they are incredible stories driven by characters desperate to find their place in life." (more)
VIFF 2016 INTERVIEW: OLD STONE DIRECTOR JOHNNY MA
by Jason Whyte
""This is a Chinese social noir thriller that asks...how much can a good person take before turning bad?" Director Johnny Ma on OLD STONE which screens at the 2016 Vancouver International Film Festival." (more)

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