2021 Festival Update

By | July 16th, 2021|Categories: VLAFF News|

The 19th Vancouver Latin American Film Festival is just around the corner! We will be presenting a hybrid event with online screenings (most available across Canada), as well as in-person screenings at The Cinematheque from August 26 - September 5. Throughout the festival, we will also be hosting free online dialogues and Q&As with many of [...]

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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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Notice of Annual General Meeting

By | March 16th, 2022|Categories: VLAFF News|

The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival will hold its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, April 12 at 6:30pm.   Please send an email to rsvp@vlaff.org, if you would like to attend and a few days ahead, we will send you the Zoom meeting link and the materials to review in advance.   Everyone is invited to [...]

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

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 [...]

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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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VOCES AFRO-INDÍGENAS. CINE EN CONSTRUCCIÓN

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 [...]

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Celebrating 20 years of VLAFF

By | September 2nd, 2021|Categories: VLAFF News|

Help us raise $20,000 to celebrate our 20th anniversary! Did you know that some of our volunteers have been with us for over 15 years? We want to take a moment to share our deepest gratitude to everyone who makes VLAFF a fun, caring and safe experience for all.  Organizing this film festival is a labour [...]

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VLAFF NEEDS YOU

By | August 30th, 2021|Categories: VLAFF News|

VLAFF Needs You Next year, VLAFF will celebrate its 20th anniversary. In preparation, we are determined to incorporate more justice, equity, diversity and inclusion principles into our by-laws and policies. The safe participation of everyone who plays a role in the making and hosting of VLAFF is a priority for us, as reflected in our Code [...]

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