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Gladys Radek and Jaylene Matthews during filming. (Submitted photo)

MMIWG: Documentary follows northwest B.C. activist Gladys Radek’s lifetime journey for justice

Jaylene Matthews’ debut documentary on a life of advocacy for Indigenous women and girls

Gladys Radek and Jaylene Matthews during filming. (Submitted photo)
This image released by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures shows Teeradon “James” Supapunpinyo as Coach Ek, center, in a scene from “Thirteen Lives.” (Vince Valitutti/Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures via AP)

In ‘Thirteen Lives,’ Ron Howard directs the Thai cave rescue

The actors do most of the cave diving scenes themselves

This image released by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures shows Teeradon “James” Supapunpinyo as Coach Ek, center, in a scene from “Thirteen Lives.” (Vince Valitutti/Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures via AP)
The City of Delta is hosting a screening of the feature documentary “Emergence: Out of the Shadows” on Aug. 13, 2022 at North Delta Centre for the Arts (11425 84 Ave, Delta, BC). (Sher Films image)

‘Emergence’ doc to be screened at North Delta Centre for the Arts

Award-winning film explores struggles of being Queer in the South Asian community

  • Jul 27, 2022
The City of Delta is hosting a screening of the feature documentary “Emergence: Out of the Shadows” on Aug. 13, 2022 at North Delta Centre for the Arts (11425 84 Ave, Delta, BC). (Sher Films image)
Paul Orazietti walks across 176th in front of the Dann’s Electronics building. Because of the film history attached to Dann’s, Orazietti said the corner has become the most-photographed spot in Surrey. Orazietti is consulting on a new exhibition about Surrey’s rich film history that’ll open at the Museum of Surrey this fall. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

An exhibit on the city’s film history to open at Museum of Surrey this fall

Exhibition will highlight film and TV productions shot around town

Paul Orazietti walks across 176th in front of the Dann’s Electronics building. Because of the film history attached to Dann’s, Orazietti said the corner has become the most-photographed spot in Surrey. Orazietti is consulting on a new exhibition about Surrey’s rich film history that’ll open at the Museum of Surrey this fall. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
FILE - Paramount Pictures vice president Robert Evans, left, his wife, actress Ali MacGraw, and actor James Caan, who plays Sonny in “The Godfather,” attend the world premiere of “The Godfather,” in New York on March 14, 1972. Caan, whose roles included ‘The Godfather,’ ‘Brian’s Song’ and ‘Misery,’ died Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at age 82. (AP Photo, File)

James Caan, Oscar nominee for ‘The Godfather,’ dies at 82

Caan’s film career stretches back to the 1960s

FILE - Paramount Pictures vice president Robert Evans, left, his wife, actress Ali MacGraw, and actor James Caan, who plays Sonny in “The Godfather,” attend the world premiere of “The Godfather,” in New York on March 14, 1972. Caan, whose roles included ‘The Godfather,’ ‘Brian’s Song’ and ‘Misery,’ died Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at age 82. (AP Photo, File)
RiverBlue will be playing at the White Rock Community Centre on Friday, May 27. (Photo: White Rock Social Justice Film Society)

Documentary on impact of fashion on the planet screening in White Rock

The White Rock Social Justice Film Industry runs monthly screenings of documentaries

RiverBlue will be playing at the White Rock Community Centre on Friday, May 27. (Photo: White Rock Social Justice Film Society)
Judy Graves, speaker at the upcoming Social Justice Film Society screening of the documentary Vancouver: No Fixed Address, engages with two homeless people in Vancouver. Contributed photo

Social justice documentaries return to White Rock following 2-year hiatus

Film society begins monthly screenings at Community Centre with Vancouver: No Fixed Address

Judy Graves, speaker at the upcoming Social Justice Film Society screening of the documentary Vancouver: No Fixed Address, engages with two homeless people in Vancouver. Contributed photo
This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Sonic, voiced by Ben Schwartz, in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2.’ (Paramount Pictures via AP)

‘Sonic 2’ steals weekend box office, but ‘Ambulance’ stalls

Movie speeds to top of charts, earns $71M in its opening weekend

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Sonic, voiced by Ben Schwartz, in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2.’ (Paramount Pictures via AP)
Bret Hart makes his entrance to a WWF ring in Birmingham, England. Photo by Mandy Coombes https://www.flickr.com/people/42014225@N08, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

How 3 B.C. brothers convinced wrestling legend ‘The Hitman’ to star in their movie

Crowd-funded project to be third commercial release for Sewell brothers of Aldergrove

Bret Hart makes his entrance to a WWF ring in Birmingham, England. Photo by Mandy Coombes https://www.flickr.com/people/42014225@N08, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.
Actor/comedian Mary Walsh will perform at Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage on Feb. 12, 2022.
Actor/comedian Mary Walsh will perform at Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage on Feb. 12, 2022.
Carson Hoy TEASER PHOTO (Submitted photo: Swastik Sodankoor)

‘Night Drive’ video showcases music/film vision of Surrey’s driven Carson Hoy

‘The ideas I’m having are beyond the music and more about telling stories, visually,’ the Surrey-based artist says

Carson Hoy TEASER PHOTO (Submitted photo: Swastik Sodankoor)
Get Home Safe cast and crew members on location in South Surrey Nov. 6-7. (Donya Amini photo)

Young filmmaker returns to Semiahmoo Peninsula

Get Home Safe a passion project for writer-director Grayson Lang

Get Home Safe cast and crew members on location in South Surrey Nov. 6-7. (Donya Amini photo)
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Surrey’s Shakti festival to show five films online over two days, Oct. 15-16

The word ‘shakti’ means ‘the female principle of divine energy, especially when personified as the supreme deity’

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Director Denis Villeneuve and actor Javier Bardem are shown on the set of the Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ action “Dune,” in a handout photo. The Montreal writer-director has made headlines lately for trumpeting the importance of the cinematic experience and saying he hopes audiences will watch his sci-fi epic “Dune” in theatres. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.-Chiabella James **MANDATORY CREDIT**
Director Denis Villeneuve and actor Javier Bardem are shown on the set of the Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ action “Dune,” in a handout photo. The Montreal writer-director has made headlines lately for trumpeting the importance of the cinematic experience and saying he hopes audiences will watch his sci-fi epic “Dune” in theatres. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.-Chiabella James **MANDATORY CREDIT**
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Surrey-filmed ‘Emergence’ and 2 more online-only movies in KDocsFF festival this fall

9/11 doc kicks off festival on Sept. 16, plus a ‘Titanic’ tale in November

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Surrey school-filmed ‘Odd Girl’ set to debut on horror short channel

Director Rami Kahlon went back to L.A. Matheson to make the supernatural thriller

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Southridge Grade 12 student Helena Hockertz (inset) was awarded for her film portfolio that included Beginning to End to Beginning. (Contributed, YouTube)

South Surrey student receives $10,000 Scholastic scholarship

Grade 12 student Helena Hockertz received the Gold Medal Portfolio Award

Southridge Grade 12 student Helena Hockertz (inset) was awarded for her film portfolio that included Beginning to End to Beginning. (Contributed, YouTube)
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