Festival Sensation ‘The Tribe’ Set To Screen At The Cinematheque In Exclusive Run


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Vancouver, BC | Made entirely in (Ukranian) sign language, presented without subtitles or voice over, festival sensation The Tribe is coming to The Cinematheque for an exclusive first run. Ukrainian prodigy Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy’s controversial, violent, astonishing debut follows a teenager newly enrolled at a boarding school for the deaf as he’s initiated into a brutal teenaged gang engaged in robbery, drugs, and prostitution.

“Boom. Just like that. Film is never the same” (Darren Aronofsky).

“I can’t stop thinking about it… One of this year’s strangest and most disturbing films” (The Guardian).

“Pretty much every single thing about The Tribe is impressive” (Sight & Sound)

Trailer | $11 Adults / $9 Students+Seniors | http://thecinematheque.ca/the-tribe

Thursday, July 23, 2015 – 8:40pm
Friday, July 24, 2015 – 6:30pm
Saturday, July 25, 2015 – 8:40pm
Sunday, July 26, 2015 – 8:40pm
Monday, July 27, 2015 – 6:30pm
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 – 6:30pm



1131 Howe Street | Vancouver, BC
Telephone: 604-688-8202
Website: www.thecinematheque.ca | Facebook | Twitter | Issu


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Key People


Jim Sinclair – Executive + Artistic Director
Amber Orchard – Managing Director

About The Cinematheque


The Cinematheque is a charitable cultural organization that brings the Essential Cinema Experience to Vancouver audiences. Home to one of the largest and most extensive programs of curated films in North America, The Cinematheque presents over 500 screenings annually including retrospectives of great directors’ works, new features from Canada’s hottest young filmmakers, prestigious internationally touring exhibitions, plus guest appearances, lectures, special receptions, and much more.

The Cinematheque is also home to the West Coast Film Archive, a collection which holds 2000+ works on 16mm and 35mm film, the Film Reference Library, and an award-winning Education Department that works with youth, educators, and the community-at-large year-round to provide digitial filmmaking programs, critical media literacy workshops, and educational film screenings.



“Going to The Cinematheque is the closest thing to visiting Manhattan without leaving Vancouver …. Its program is as innovative and entertaining as any you’ll find in New York.” David Spaner, The Province

“For the true cinema lover who appreciates foreign and independent retrospectives, restorations, experimental films, and rare or obscure works, the Cinematheque is a necessity.” Craig Takeuchi, The Georgia Straight

“Cinémathèques now take on a job parallel to what museums do with painting and sculpture.  They assemble, sort, analyze and exhibit the culture of the world.”  Robert Fulford, The Globe & Mail

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