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PATRICIA DE LA MAZA, 20th Anniversary Festival Director

By | May 2nd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

¡Bienvenida, Paty!   Patricia is a highly respected professional in arts administration; she had a prolific career in Television and Politics in Mexico before moving to Canada, where she was in charge of the Cultural and Media Affairs department at the Consulate General of Mexico in Vancouver for the past 12 years.   Among many accolades, [...]

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By | January 16th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Board of Directors is very happy (and a bit sad), to announce the following changes within the organization.   We are thrilled to welcome Development Director Valentina Acevedo Montilla into the role of Managing Director. Valentina first became involved with VLAFF as a volunteer in 2015, was then part of the Youth Jury in 2017, and has [...]


WE ARE HIRING -20th Anniversary Festival Director

By | January 7th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Call for Applications 20th Anniversary Festival Director Position dates: April 1 - September 30, 2022  VLAFF is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic person to work with us as the Festival Director to produce the 20th Anniversary edition of the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival, August 25 - September 4, 2022. This is a hands-on and public [...]

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – Latin-Canadian Film Contest

By | January 5th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

To celebrate our 20th Anniversary, VLAFF is pleased to announce its first competitive section for Latin-Canadian films to be screened at the festival in the fall from August 25 - Sept 4, 2022. With the announcement of this new competitive section, VLAFF seeks to highlight and bring together the great talent of Latin-Canadian filmmakers from all [...]

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Transformation Plan

By | December 5th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

December 5, 2021 Be part of the future of VLAFF! The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2022. The current Board of Directors (2021-2022) is working to make sure we provide a welcoming, inclusive, and positive place for everyone to enjoy the festival. The past two festivals (2020 and 2021) have [...]

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¡¡VAMOS POR 20!!

By | September 8th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Celebrating 20 years of VLAFF Help us raise $20,000 to celebrate our 20th anniversary! Organizing this film festival is a labour of love and it is made possible because of the continued support we receive from you, our community. We hope you’ll join us in celebrating our 20th anniversary next year!We want to create more amazing [...]

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By | September 6th, 2021|Categories: Film Submissions|

El Vancouver Latin American Film Festival anuncia su 2do edición de Cine en Construcción (Work in Progress), dirigido a directores productores y/o guionistas que se identifiquen como afro-descendientes  y/o indígenas, de la región latinoamericana y el caribe o a proyectos realizados por creadores latinoamericanos en colaboración con dichas comunidades, para largometrajes que estén en etapa de post-producción [...]



By | August 19th, 2021|Categories: Film News|

LATIN PANORAMA IMAGINATION AND DIVERSITY by Ernesto Diezmartínez(el texto en español lo encuentra abajo)   For its 19th edition, the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival presents in its competitive New Directors section a remarkable selection of eight films produced and made in Latin America, chosen from over a hundred submitted films, all of them first or [...]

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ANA KATZ Spotlight

By | August 18th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

VLAFF is pleased to have a spotlight on Ana Katz, one of Argentina’s leading indie directors, featuring the Canadian premiere of her absurdist drama The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be Quiet (El perro que no calla) and her 2018 dramedy Florianópolis Dream. Katz will be on hand for an online artist talk and dialogue during the festival [...]

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By | August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Vancouver Latin American Film Festival Announces 2021 Lineup Revel in an exhilarating array of cinematic storytelling at the 19th edition   Vancouver, BC (July 26, 2021) – The 19th edition of the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF) will take place from August 26 - September 5, 2021 as a hybrid festival with events both online [...]

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