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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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BRAZIL: GUEST COUNTRY AT VLAFF 2016

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

BRAZIL: GUEST COUNTRY AT VLAFF 2016 This is the first time that VLAFF will be hosting Brazil as the guest country. The selection of Brazilian films includes a retrospective on the work of acclaimed director and screenwriter Anna Muylaert and a special section of Indigenous films from the Videos nas aldeias (Video in the Villages) project. [...]

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RETROSPECTIVE: ANNA MUYLAERT

By | July 21st, 2016|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

RETROSPECTIVE: ANNA MUYLAERT The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival is thrilled to present a retrospective on the work of Anna Muylaert, one of Brazil’s most acclaimed film directors. Throughout the years, the irresistible appeal of Anna Muylaert’s films has bridged the general moviegoing audience and the film festival circuit. Her films have been selected in the [...]

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THE SECOND MOTHER / Special Presentation / August 9th

By | July 19th, 2016|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

THE SECOND MOTHER Que horas ela volta? Brazil, 2015 Portuguese with English subtitles/ 112 min Tuesday, August 9th 7:00 pm The Cinematheque (1131 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: Regina [...]

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MEET THE PROGRAMMERS

By | July 15th, 2016|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

During the entire year, VLAFF programmers view films that either were submitted to our festival or that we see in other film festivals. VLAFF opens a Call for Submissions in February to receive films for all of our different sections. In addition, every year festival programmers attend different film festivals that specialize in Latin American cinema [...]

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VLAFF 2016 – COMPLETE LIST OF FILMS

By | July 15th, 2016|Categories: Past Special Presentations, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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NEW SEATS & DOLBY 7.1 SURROUND SOUND

By | July 6th, 2016|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

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.        

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FESTIVAL 2016 CREATIVE AD CAMPAIGN

By | June 18th, 2016|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

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 [...]

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LAUNCH OF BRAZIL: GUEST COUNTRY AT VLAFF 2016

By | June 18th, 2016|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

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 [...]

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THE AMAZING CATFISH / Special Presentation / July 5th

By | June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

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 [...]

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