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DIRECTOR’S PICKS

By | August 20th, 2017|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

    One of the creative forces behind VLAFF, Executive/Artistic Director, Christian Sida-Valenzuela, shares some great suggestions for the 2017 Festival. ''I have always considered VLAFF as the best window for Latin American cinema in Canada, because there is always a strong reason for every film that we select at our Festival. But if I have to [...]

New for 2017! SCOTIABANK SUPER PASS Super Pass

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

New for 2017! Scotiabank Super Pass Make every dollar count!! Scotiabank will match all sales of the Scotiabank Super Pass with a donation to VLAFF!!  Earlybird Price: $120 (available from August 1 – 15 only) Regular Price: $140 (from August 16 onwards) Purchase online (follow the link below):  Scotiabank Super Passes ordered online will be available for pick-up at [...]

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VLAFF 2017 – COMPLETE LIST OF FILMS

By | July 25th, 2017|Categories: Past Special Presentations, Uncategorized|

Opening Night THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN (El ciudadano ilustre) Dir. Gastón Duprat & Mariano Cohn | Argentina Closing Night SANTA & ANDRES Dir. Carlos Lechuga | Cuba International Hits AQUARIUS Dir. Kleber Mendonça Filho | Brazil NERUDA  Dir. Pablo Larraín | Chile THE UNTAMED (La región salvaje)  Dir. Amat Escalante | Mexico WHIRLPOOL (Redemoinho)  Dir. José Luiz Villamarim [...]

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CARMIN TROPICAL / August 1

By | July 11th, 2017|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

CARMIN TROPICAL Mexico, 2015 Spanish with English subtitles/ 80′ Director/Writer: Rigoberto Perezcano Tuesday, August 1st | 7PM The Cinematheque 1131 Howe St (btw Helmcken and Davie) TICKETS ON SALE ON FRIDAY!! Single Bill: $13/$11  Double Bill: $20/$18 (plus $2 VLAFF Membership, available at the door) This mesmerizing mystery delves deep into the heart, mind, and soul [...]

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FROM AFAR / August 1

By | July 11th, 2017|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

FROM AFAR Desde allá Venezuela, 2015 Spanish with English subtitles/ 93′ Director/Writer: Lorenzo Vigas Tuesday, August 1st | 8:45 PM The Cinematheque 1131 Howe St (btw Helmcken and Davie) TICKETS ON SALE ON FRIDAY!! Single Bill: $13/$11  Double Bill: $20/$18 (plus $2 VLAFF Membership, available at the door) VENICE FILM FESTIVAL  2015 - Golden Lion for Best [...]

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THE CLAN / July 25

By | July 11th, 2017|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

  THE CLAN Argentina, 2015 Spanish with English subtitles/ 110′ Director/Writer: Pablo Trapero Tuesday, July 25 | 7PM The Cinematheque 1131 Howe St (btw Helmcken and Davie) TICKETS ON SALE NOW!! $13/$11  (plus $2 VLAFF Membership, available at the door) When it was first released in Argentina, Pablo Trapero’s film had the highest opening box office of all [...]

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DESIERTO *Vancouver Premiere. February 28.

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

DESIERTO Mexico/France, 2015 | 88 mins. English and Spanish with English subtitles Director: Jonás Cuarón Rated R warning: Scenes of graphic violence. Tuesday, February 28 7PM (Rush Only) & 9PM The Cinematheque 1131 Howe St (btw Helmcken and Davie St) Tickets still available for the 9pm screening! $12/$10 - Advance $13/$11 - At the door From Jonás Cuarón [...]

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FESTIVAL AWARDS

By | September 8th, 2016|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

BEST SHORT FILM ATOTÔ Dir: Bruno Laet Brazil ''For its compelling poetic visual language combined with a subtle but present social political engagement and a clear awareness of Brazil's cinematic history. '' HONOURABLE MENTION DAY OF ASHES /  Día de la ceniza Director: Daniel Romero Ecuador ''Due to its complex and fresh portrayal of a young boy's [...]

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¡ACTIVISMO!

By | August 13th, 2016|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

¡Activismo! is our new film series that directly addresses historical issues, social movements and political ideas from Latin America. ¡ACTIVISMO! Time Suspended (El tiempo suspendido)  Dir: Natalia Bruschtein Mexico/Argentina Pepe Mujica: Lessons from the Flowerbed Dir: Heidi Specogna Uruguay/Germany A Day in Ayotzinapa 43 (Un día en Ayotzinapa 43) Dir: Rafael Rangel Mexico The Hyperwomen (As hiper mulheres) [...]

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INTERNATIONAL HITS

By | August 10th, 2016|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

International Hits is a section that highlights some of the most awarded films from Latin America in 2015-2016. Embrace of the Serpent (El abrazo de la serpiente)  Dir: Ciro Guerra Colombia El Club Dir: Pablo Larraín Chile Desierto Dir: Jonás Cuarón Mexico The Pearl Button (El botón de nácar) Dir: Patricio Guzmán Chile Liveforever (¡Qué viva [...]

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