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FESTIVAL AWARDS 2020

By | September 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The 18th edition of the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival, is pleased to announce the 2020 festival prizes.  BEST SHORT FILMATMOSPHERES (ATMÓSFERAS)Director: Leinad Pájaro de la HozColombia/Cuba, 2019 SPECIAL MENTION  PORTRAITS OF MY MOTHER (RETRATOS DE MI MADRE)Director: Tavo RuizMexico, 2019 BEST FILM NEW DIRECTORS COMPETITION THINGS WE DARE NOT DO (COSAS QUE NO HACEMOS)Director: Bruno [...]

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Cine en construcción | Work in Progress /Voces Afro Indígenas Voices

By | July 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Cine en construcción | Work in ProgressVoces Afro Indígenas Voices El Vancouver Latin American Film Festival anuncia su primera sección de Cine en Construcción (Work in Progress), dirigido a directores afro-descendientes  y/o indígenas, de la región latinoamericana, para largometrajes que estén en etapa de post-producción (en corte final avanzado), que se llevará a cabo de manera [...]

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VLAFF’s 2020 IMAGE by Yaimel López

By | July 2nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Yaimel López is the artist who created VLAFF's 2020 poster image. Yaimel moved from Havana, Cuba in 2019 to make Vancouver his new home. ¡Hola Yaimel! What inspired the image? The image comes from and represents the mixture of Latin culture, the diversity that characterizes it and the very organic way in which all these singularities [...]

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CHARLA CON ANDRÉS DUPRAT, Guionista Argentino.

By | May 12th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

#VLAFFENCASA se complace en invitar a uno de los guionistas argentinos más destacados de su generación, Andrés Duprat, quien ha colaborado con los directores Mariano Cohn y Gastón Duprat, en largometrajes como EL HOMBRE DE AL LADO, QUERIDA VOY A COMPRAR CIGARRILLOS Y VUELVO, EL CIUDADANO ILUSTRE, entre otras. La pandemia detuvo el rodaje de COMPETENCIA [...]

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MY SKIN, LUMINOUS

By | April 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

VLAFF is pleased to present the latest work of Nicolás Pereda, co-director with Lázaro Gabino Rodríguez, MY SKIN LUMINOUS.   MY SKIN, LUMINOUS premiered at the Locarno Film Festival in 2019, the film also screened at the Toronto and Morelia Festivals and others.“In March 2018 our production company was commissioned by the Ministry of Education to make [...]

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#CREARENLIBERTAD Short Film Contest to encourage creativity during the COVID-19 emergency

By | April 8th, 2020|Categories: Special Presentations|

  The theme is ‘'Crear en Libertad’’ - ‘'Finding freedom through creation’’. Addressing the extraordinary times we are living through now, the contest is intended to offer a space to explore how artists are still creating art during these very restricted times that we have never seen before in our generation in Canada. GUIDELINES Shorts made [...]

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OSO POLAR – Virtual screening & chat with film director. This Thursday!!

By | April 6th, 2020|Categories: Special Presentations|

  Dear VLAFF Friends,   For the length of the COVID-19 emergency in Vancouver, we are asking filmmakers to authorize VLAFF to give our audience the chance to watch or re-watch some of the films screened at VLAFF in past years. We will be regularly posting the official links that filmmakers have freely opened for viewing [...]

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#VLAFFVIRTUAL PARA CINEASTAS LATINOAMERICANOS:

By | March 22nd, 2020|Categories: Special Presentations|

#VLAFFVIRTUALCINEASTAS LATINOAMERICANOS: CHARLA DE MARCELA ESQUIVEL SOBRE LA EXPERIENCIA DE PRODUCIR EL LARGOMETRAJE AGOSTO CHARLA DE CHRISTIAN SIDA SOBRE ESTRATEGIA PARA FESTIVALES. A partir del próximo lunes, VLAFF comenzará una encuentro virtual, dirigido a cineastas latinoamericanos. Comenzaremos este lunes con una charla de especial interés a quienes estén trabajando en su ópera prima. Hablaremos sobre estrategia [...]

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PAMELA GUINEA, Cine hecho en Guate / Cinema made in Guatemala

By | March 10th, 2020|Categories: Film News|

In English below. Es muy difícil explicar lo que sucede en el cine guatemalteco ¿cómo puede un pequeño país, sin ley de cine y con tantos conflictos, producir tan buen cine? Christian Sida (VLAFF director) charló con Pamela Guinea para las redes de VLAFF, para tratar de entender un poco más de lo que se vive [...]

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THE EMPTY BOX / Black History Month

By | February 26th, 2020|Categories: Special Presentations|

THE EMPTY BOX is an evocative, honest, and sensitive portrait of a daughter and father, wounded and adrift, who struggle to accept each other. -Toronto Film Files THE EMPTY BOX LA CAJA VACÍADirector: Claudia Sainte-LuceTuesday, February 25, 7pmThe Cinematheque(1131 Howe Street, btw Helmcken & Davie Street) BUY TICKETS In celebration of Black History Month, VLAFF & [...]

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