VLAFF Special Presentations

#CREARENLIBERTAD Short Film Contest to encourage creativity during the COVID-19 emergency

By | April 8th, 2020|Categories: Special Presentations|

  The theme is ‘'Crear en Libertad’’ - ‘'Finding freedom through creation’’. Addressing the extraordinary times we are living through now, the contest is intended to offer a space to explore how artists are still creating art during these very restricted times that we have never seen before in our generation in Canada. GUIDELINES Shorts made [...]

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OSO POLAR – Virtual screening & chat with film director. This Thursday!!

By | April 6th, 2020|Categories: Special Presentations|

  Dear VLAFF Friends,   For the length of the COVID-19 emergency in Vancouver, we are asking filmmakers to authorize VLAFF to give our audience the chance to watch or re-watch some of the films screened at VLAFF in past years. We will be regularly posting the official links that filmmakers have freely opened for viewing [...]

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By | March 22nd, 2020|Categories: Special Presentations|

#VLAFFVIRTUALCINEASTAS LATINOAMERICANOS: CHARLA DE MARCELA ESQUIVEL SOBRE LA EXPERIENCIA DE PRODUCIR EL LARGOMETRAJE AGOSTO CHARLA DE CHRISTIAN SIDA SOBRE ESTRATEGIA PARA FESTIVALES. A partir del próximo lunes, VLAFF comenzará una encuentro virtual, dirigido a cineastas latinoamericanos. Comenzaremos este lunes con una charla de especial interés a quienes estén trabajando en su ópera prima. Hablaremos sobre estrategia [...]


THE EMPTY BOX / Black History Month

By | February 26th, 2020|Categories: Special Presentations|

THE EMPTY BOX is an evocative, honest, and sensitive portrait of a daughter and father, wounded and adrift, who struggle to accept each other. -Toronto Film Files THE EMPTY BOX LA CAJA VACÍADirector: Claudia Sainte-LuceTuesday, February 25, 7pmThe Cinematheque(1131 Howe Street, btw Helmcken & Davie Street) BUY TICKETS In celebration of Black History Month, VLAFF & [...]

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By | August 15th, 2019|Categories: 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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By | July 17th, 2019|Categories: 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


CAFÉ / July Special Presentation

By | July 9th, 2019|Categories: 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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