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ADDED SCREENING ”THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN”

By | August 26th, 2017|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

Thank you so much to everyone who attended our SOLD OUT Opening Night screening last night of THE DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN. For those of you who missed it, we are happy to announce we have added a SECOND SCREENING:   Saturday, Sept 2 3:00PM | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | SFU Woodward's BUY TICKETS!

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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 [...]

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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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