Tickets for the Opening Party are on sale now!! OPENING NIGHT: Thursday, August 22 | 7 PM | SFU Woodward’s Followed by the OPENING NIGHT PARTY at the FOX CABARET with music by Quinta Kalavera and special guest DJs
CAFÉDirector: Hatuey Viveros Mexico, 2015 / Nahuatl with English subtitles | 80 min Tuesday, July 30 / 7 PM / The Cinematheque https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OnKayhijxQ "A lyrical exploration of ritual and routine, CAFÉ takes us to the heart of Cuetzalan, a village in Puebla's lush mountain forests, and inside the home of a Nahuatl family. A riveting film [...]
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
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.
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
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 [...]
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 [...]