Urban Issues Film Festival

The Urban Issues Film Festival is coming back this Friday to VIU for the first time since 2019 as part of Global Citizens Week. “It’s great to be back,” Don Alexander, retired Geography professor and co-founder of the film festival, said. “We’ve been missing the festival.” Alexander said the event is “very student-driven.” The Master … Continued

11th Annual Urban Issues Film Festival reviews

Above: Photo via amandapalmer.com By News Editor Aislinn Cottell VIU hosted the 11th Annual Urban Issues Film Festival on November 4, where a variety of films investigating urban development projects and philosophies were shown and discussed. The following are my personal opinions on each piece, beginning with my favourites and working down in that order. … Continued

VIU hosts 11th Annual Urban Issues Film Festival

By News Editor Aislinn Cottell VIU’s 11th Annual Urban Issues Film Festival will be held this month on November 4 from 3 – 9 pm in bldg. 250, rm. 125. The Festival is free to attend, includes a complimentary dinner of pizza, sushi, popcorn, and beverages, and will explore the theme of “Community Economic Development … Continued

Film Festival call for submissions

By contributor Johnny Blakeborough The longest-running short film festival on Vancouver Island, the Vancouver Island Short Film Festival (VISFF), is now accepting submissions for this year’s event—to be screened at Vancouver Island University’s Malaspina Theatre in Nanaimo—for three shows on February 6 and 7, 2015. The submission deadline is November 1. Films in all genres with … Continued

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