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DIRECTOR PICKS

By | August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Film News|

VLAFF head programmer, Christian Sida, has chosen a list of films which to him are especially relevant for their time and artistic vision. https://vlaff.org/programmers-picks

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DONATION CAMPAIGN 2018!!!

By | August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Film News|

Help us to raise $10,000 during this festival to keep VLAFF thriving! You will receive a tax receipt for all donations over $20. You can play a part in the development of Vancouver’s longest running and largest Latin American Film Festival in Canada https://vlaff.org/donate-vlaff-2018

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2018 FESTIVAL PASS

By | August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Film News|

2018 FESTIVAL PASS  Earlybird (Aug 1-15 only): $115 Regular (Aug 16 onwards): $140 The Festival Pass includes access for one to all VLAFF screenings.  It does not include access to the Opening Night Party, Bolivian Reception, or Closing Night Reception. Beginning August 8, you may purchase additional tickets for those events.

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VLAFF 2018 – COMPLETE LIST OF FILMS

By | July 17th, 2018|Categories: Film News, 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. https://vlaff.org/selection2018?preview_id=16627&preview_nonce=f5c2c3ac37&_thumbnail_id=-1&preview=true  

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SUMMER SCREENING DOUBLE BILL: JULY 31

By | July 12th, 2018|Categories: Film News|

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: Film News|

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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NURIA DIAZ WILL DESIGN VLAFF 2018 IMAGE

By | January 19th, 2018|Categories: Film News|

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: Film News|

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: Film News|

  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: Film News|

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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