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VLAFF 2018 – COMPLETE LIST OF FILMS

By | July 17th, 2018|Categories: Past Special Presentations, Uncategorized|

The lineup presented this year by VLAFF programmers is by far the most diverse and dynamic ever. The guest region is the Andean, focusing on emerging film industries in Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador. For the first time we have also included a Spotlight on Black Cinema and a program of Queer Latinx shorts. Full descriptions will [...]

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SUMMER SCREENING DOUBLE BILL: JULY 31

By | July 12th, 2018|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

SUMMER SCREENING DOUBLE BILL: JULY 31 VLAFF is pleased to present the digitally restored copies of the first films of two of the most unique and talented filmmakers in the world Mexican directors Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro González Iñárritu. Both CRONOS and AMORES PERROS premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and won the Critics' Week [...]

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VLAFF CONGRATULATES SHANE VIEAU ON HIS OSCAR!!

By | March 6th, 2018|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

VLAFF congratulates Shane Vieau for winning the Oscar for Best Production Design for his work as Set Decorator on Guillermo del Toro's magnificent film The Shape of Water. Shane Vieau was VLAFF's Board President from 2008 to 2013, and helped VLAFF to become one of the leading Latin American film festivals in North America.  Shane is [...]

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VLAFF Annual General Meeting

By | February 13th, 2018|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

Wednesday, February 28 at 6:30 PM Woodward's Heritage Building, 4th Floor 111 Hastings Street West (btw Cambie & Abbott)   Join us as we wrap up our 2017 year of activities! The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival will hold its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, February 28 at 6:30pm.   Everyone is invited to attend the [...]

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NURIA DIAZ WILL DESIGN VLAFF 2018 IMAGE

By | January 19th, 2018|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

Nuria Díaz will design VLAFF 2018 image. VLAFF is honoured that Spanish illustrator and artist Nuria Díaz will be designing the image for our 2018 poster. Nuria has created film posters for films such as Te prometo anarquia, Un mundo secreto and Carmin Tropical. In 2013 the poster created by Nuria for Un mundo secreto won [...]

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VLAFF’s DIRECTOR, MEMBER OF THE FENIX AWARDS

By | December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

As of this year, VLAFF's director Christian Sida-Valenzuela is a member of the selection committee of the Premio iberoamericano de cine Fénix(Fenix Awards). The Fenix Awards recognize the best films of the year from across Latin America, Spain and Portugal. The ceremony will be held on December 6th in Mexico City. For the list of nominees:  http://premiosfenix.com/en/

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ANAHI BERNERI WINS BEST DIRECTOR AT SAN SEBASTIAN

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

  Argentine filmmaker Anahí Berneri's ALANIS Wins Best Director and Best Actress Awards at San Sebastian. *In the 65 years history of the Festival, she is only the second female director to win this award. Alanis, the fifth feature film by Argentine filmmaker Anahí Berneri was awarded with two of the top prizes, the Silver Shells [...]

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GUILLERMO DEL TORO WINS AT VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

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

Guillermo del Toro Becomes the Third Latin American Director to Win Venice's Golden Lion. Mexican director Guillermo del Toro became the second Mexican and third Latin American director to win the Golden Lion, the top prize for Best Film, at the Venice Film Festival, for his American sci-fi fantasy drama The Shape of the Water. Del Toro [...]

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FESTIVAL 2017 AWARDS

By | September 5th, 2017|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

  YOUTH CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST NEW DIRECTOR PANAMERICAN MACHINERY  Mexico Director: Joaquín del Paso   BEST SHORT FILM ROSINHA Brazil  Director: Gui Campos SHORT FILM - SPECIAL JURY MENTION MOTHER (Madre) Colombia Director: Simón Mesa Soto  

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NERUDA Special Presentation

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

NERUDA Chile, 2016 Starring: Gael García Bernal. Friday, Sep 1  3:00 PM | The Cinematheque  Saturday, Sep 2 7:30 PM | The Cinematheque  http://vlaff.org/neruda Tonight I can write the saddest lines... It’s 1948 and the Cold War has arrived in Chile. In the Congress, prominent Communist Senator and popular poet Pablo Neruda accuses the government of [...]

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