The Vancouver International Film Festival starts today

That's right - the 33rd annual VIFF starts today and runs through to October 10th.  For 16 days almost 365 films from more than 70 countries will play on 9 screens.  This is one of the largest film festivals in North America with films from around the world, but with a special emphasis on some great Canadian content.  Click here for more and be sure to sign up for the VIFF newsletter.

I would think one the more interesting films this year would be The Story of the Vancouver Asahi, a fasinating true story about a team of Japanese Canadian baseball players who became a symbol of hope.  

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