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#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 [...]
- 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
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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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