All special presentations

#VLAFFPODCAST from the Rotterdam Film Festival.

By | January 28th, 2020|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

The world premiere of the Mexican film COLOZIO happened at the prestigious Rotterdam Film Festival, in the Netherlands, Christian Sida talked to Artemio in a live podcast from the festival venue. El estreno mundial de la película mexicana COLOZIO, se realizó en el prestigioso festival de cine de Rotterdam, en Holanda. Allá mismo, Christian Sida charló [...]

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#VLAFFPODCAST Interview with Carmen Henríquez and ”Power to the People”

By | January 28th, 2020|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

''We need unique solutions to unique environments''. Carmen Henríquez. In this second #VLAFFPODCAST Christian Sida talks with Carmen Henríquez about her new TV Series titled Power to the People.Español & English. POWER TO THE PEOPLE is a weekly television documentary that explores the renewable energy revolution empowering indigenous communities across Canada and around the world. Each week host, [...]

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#VLAFFPODCAST THE EDGE OF DEMOCRACY

By | January 13th, 2020|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

#VLAFFPODCAST El director del Festival, Christian Sida, habla en este episodio sobre THE EDGE OF DEMOCRACY, el documental brasileño de la directora Petra Costa, quien recibió una nominación a los premios Oscar 2020. https://soundcloud.com/user-38070455/the-edge-of-democracy-cinta-brasilena-nominada-al-oscar

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BEST SHORT FILM

By | September 4th, 2019|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

#VLAFF2019BEST SHORT FILM GUAXUMA Dir: Nara Normande Brazil Jury members: Barbara Chirinos, Antonella Sudassi, Carlos Colins. Jury statement:Guaxuma is filmmaker Nara Normande’s tender portrayal of birth, home, friendship and loss. This film’s strength lies in its soothing narrative, visual poetry and skillful technical execution. It is an intimate and innovative application of stop motion animation articulated [...]

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VLAFF RAFFLE! Prizes: Flight to Mexico, VIFF Pass and dinner at Nuba.

By | August 25th, 2019|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

- 1st Prize: One roundtrip ticket on Aeromexico from Vancouver to anywhere in Mexico (expires Aug 15, 2020)- 2nd Prize: One VIFF Festival Pass- 3rd Prize: Dinner for Two at Nuba Restaurant$20 Winners will be announced on September 4. TICKETS

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OPENING PARTY!!

By | August 15th, 2019|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

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

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SUMMER PRESENTATIONS

By | July 17th, 2019|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

During the summer, check out the VLAFF2019 summer presentations: CAFÉ: CHANTS OF SMOKETues July 30The CinemathequeTHE HOLY MOUNTAINThur Aug 89:00pmRio Theatre9CHAVELAThur Aug 86:45pmRio Theatre

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CAFÉ / July Special Presentation

By | July 9th, 2019|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

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 [...]

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FESTIVAL WINNERS

By | September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Past Special Presentations, Uncategorized|

 

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DIRECTOR PICKS

By | August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Past Special Presentations|

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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