The 14th edition of the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival is pleased to announce its complete 2016 film selection. More than 60 films will take part in the Festival, highlighting the important presence of Brazilian cinema, as they are our guest country of honour this year. We are also pleased to announce a new section called ¡Activismo!, made [...]
The Cinematheque has replaced its seats with larger and more confortable seats, they have also installed a new Dolby 7.1 surround sound. The Cinematheque has been the main VLAFF's venue since our beginning in 2003. This year at our Festival you will enjoy a better cinematic atmosphere.
We're happy to introduce the new Creative Ad Campaign for the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival. 14th Annual event. Brazil is the guest country, which is where the concept came from, based on the film: Entranced Earth (1967) By Brazilian director: Glauber Rocha. Our concept: Bring the characters to land in Vancouver English Bay. Kihada Kreative [...]
The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival in partnership with the Consulate General of Brazil in Vancouver, were pleased to announce on a special reception that Brazilian cinema will be the guest of honour at the 14th edition of the Festival. Ernesto Otto Rubarth, Consul General of Brazil, and Christian Sida-Valenzuela,VLAFF's director, made the announcement of the spotlight on [...]
THE SECOND MOTHER Que horas ela volta? Brazil, 2015 Portuguese with English subtitles/ 112 min Tuesday, August 9th 7:00 pm The Cinematheque (11131 Howe St) TICKETS ON SALE NOW AT: WannaWatchIt. Director/Writer: Anna Muylaert Producers: Fabiano Gullane, Caio Gullane, Debora Ivanov, Anna Muylaert Cinematographer: Bárbara Alvarez Editor: Karen Harley Music: Fabio Trummer, Vitor Araújo Principal cast: [...]
THE AMAZING CATFISH (Los insólitos peces gato) Mexico / 90 min Spanish with English subtitles Director: Claudia Sainte-Luce Principal cast: Ximena Ayala, Lisa Owen, Sonia Franco Some families we're born into; some we build. And some families simply come to us, unannounced, when we least expect it. So goes the story of The Amazing Catfish. Set [...]
THE MYSTERY OF HAPPINESS (El misterio de la felicidad) Argentina / 90 min Spanish with English subtitles Director: Daniel Burman Principal cast: Guillermo Francella, Fabian Arenillas Argentine director Daniel Burman’s wistful comedy is part buddy movie, part detective story, and part romance. Life-long business partners Santiago and Eugenio understand each other without words, care for each [...]
Call for Applications Make your mark! Be part of the VLAFF Youth Jury in 2016! Youth from across BC between the ages of 18 and 30 are invited to be part of a youth-run jury at the 14th Vancouver Latin American Film Festival, August 25 – September 4, 2016. The jury will choose one fiction film [...]