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2021 Festival Update

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 the directors and filmmaking [...]

By | July 16th, 2021|Categories: VLAFF News|Comments Off on 2021 Festival Update


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 Closing Ceremony on September [...]

By | September 19th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on VLAFF 2023 AWARDS

VLAFF Calendar 2023

Visit our calendar page to see what's screening today and for the rest of the week! BUY TICKETS

By | September 10th, 2023|Categories: Film News, VLAFF 2023|Comments Off on VLAFF Calendar 2023

LOVE & MATHEMATICS. Opening Night Film

By | September 5th, 2023|Categories: VLAFF 2023, VLAFF News|Comments Off on LOVE & MATHEMATICS. Opening Night Film


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 noir that radiographs Pinochet's [...]

By | August 17th, 2023|Categories: VLAFF News|Comments Off on ALINE KÜPPENHEIM, Special Guest


TICKETS, FESTIVAL PASSES & MEMBERSHIPS Welcome to the 21st edition of the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival! From September 7 -17 we will present a full in-person festival in Vancouver, as well as a series of online dialogues with filmmakers from across Canada and Latin America. FESTIVAL PASS | Limited quantities available Support VLAFF and enjoy access to all festival [...]

By | August 16th, 2023|Categories: VLAFF News|Comments Off on TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

Carlos Ferrand, Special Guest

SPECIAL GUEST: CARLOS FERRAND It is VLAFF's pleasure to welcome in Vancouver one of Canada's most innovative and prolific Latin-Canadian filmmakers, CARLOS FERRAND, who will be in attendance to present three of his works, (plus a very special secret screening). CARLOS FERRAND was born in Lima, Peru. From Lima to Brussels, Paris and Vermont, he spent several years studying and wandering [...]

By | August 9th, 2023|Categories: VLAFF News|Comments Off on Carlos Ferrand, Special Guest