first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Advertisement Login/Register With: Advertisement Director Kevin Smith says he will do what he can to save the Rio Theatre. – Global News Advertisementcenter_img Smith, who studied at the Vancouver Film School, is in town to direct a TV series and has offered to hold a benefit to raise money for the Rio, located on Broadway and Commercial Drive. Twitter Facebook A Hollywood director is throwing his weight behind an effort to save an iconic East Vancouver theatre.Kevin Smith, best known for the 1994 indie film Clerks, tweeted his support for the Rio Theatre, which is under threat of development.VFS alum and Vancouver lover here, ready to assist! I’ve long loved the @RioTheatre and would be honored and happy to do a benefit screening/Q&A to raise loot & awareness for the @RioTheatre! Would a Family Day event be too soon? https://t.co/jvJrPd8twk— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) February 2, 2018last_img

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