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AFRO-INDIGENOUS VOICES, Work in Progress 2024

By | April 22nd, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival has announced the winning film and participants of its third edition of Work in Progress (Cine en construcción): Afro Indigenous Voices. This section is dedicated to feature-length films in post-production stage that are written, directed, or produced by Afro-descendants and/or Indigenous creators from Canada, the Latin American region and the Caribbean; and, [...]

TWO AFRO-LATINX DIRECTORS TO CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH

By | February 12th, 2024|Categories: VLAFF Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

We recommend delving into the work of Claudia Sainte-Luce & Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza and discover what Afro-Latinx directors are creating! Still from THE AMAZING CATFISH (2013) Claudia Sainte-Luce is a Mexican screenwriter, director and actress. Born in Veracruz, Mexico, Sainte-Luce studied visual arts at the University of Guadalajara, made some short films and worked as an [...]

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CONVOCATORIA: CORTOMETRAJES EN COMPETENCIA

By | January 18th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|

Shorts Films in competitionFiction, animated, experimental, hybrid, and documentary shorts with Latin American content. Maximum running time: 21 minutes. Year: 2023-2024FILMFREEWAY

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New Directors Competition

By | January 18th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|

The 22nd edition of the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival will take place from September 5 - 15, 2024, with submissions opening on Nov 16, 2023 and closing Feb 29, 2024.First feature-length films (opera primas) by Latin American directors or with Latin American content. Fiction, animation, documentary, arthouse, hybrid. Running time: 60 minutes and longer. Year: [...]

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DOS DIRECTORES CHILENOS PARA TERMINAR EL 2023

By | December 20th, 2023|Categories: VLAFF Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

A propósito del estreno de las nuevas cintas de los directores Sebatián Silva y Pablo Larraín, Christian Sida hace un breve repaso sobre sus primeros largometrajes y su relación con VLAFF Dos películas chilenas que han sido estrenadas recientemente me hicieron recordar parte de la trayectoría y programación de VLAFF. Still de EL CONDE (2023) La [...]

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TWO CHILEAN DIRECTORS TO WRAP UP 2023

By | December 20th, 2023|Categories: VLAFF Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Regarding the premiere of the new films by directors Sebastián Silva and Pablo Larraín, Christian Sida briefly reviews their first films and their connection to VLAFF There are two Chilean films that have been released recently, which made me remember part of the trajectory and programming of VLAFF. Still from EL CONDE (2023) The first is [...]

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CINE EN CONSTRUCCIÓN ”AFRO – INDÍGENAS VOCES” WORK IN PROGRESS

By | October 30th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

El Vancouver Latin American Film Festival anuncia su cuarta edición de la sección de Cine en construcción (Work in Progress): Voces Afro Indígenas. Esta sección está dedicada a largometrajes en etapa de post-producción dirigidos, producidos y/o escritos por creadorxs que se identifiquen como afro-descendientes  y/o pertenecientes a comunidades indígenas de Canadá, la región latinoamericana y el caribe. Así [...]

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VLAFF 2023 AWARDS

By | September 19th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival is thrilled to announce our 2023 Youth Jury. This group of 20 young filmmakers and artistic creators based in BC and Latin America will receive mentorship, watch and debate the six films in competition, attend a deliberation session, and present the Youth Choice Award for Best New Director at the [...]

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LOVE & MATHEMATICS. Opening Night Film

By | September 5th, 2023|Categories: VLAFF 2023, VLAFF News|

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ALINE KÜPPENHEIM, Special Guest

By | August 17th, 2023|Categories: VLAFF News|

The Festival is pleased to welcome in Vancouver ALINE KÜPPENHEIM one of the most active and recognized Chilean actresses, with a filmography that goes hand in hand with the rise of Chilean cinema on the world scene. For closing night, the Chilean film CHILE ’76 (Sun Sept 17) by acclaimed actor-director MANUELA MARTELLI, an intriguing historical [...]

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