VLAFF Special Presentations

Luxando – Outdoor Screening

By | August 5th, 2021|Categories: Special Presentations|

Devices of Wonder + Outdoor screening of LUXANDO Echo Park Film Centre North and VLAFF host a day of experimental film exploration and screenings on Sunday, August 8 from 10am - 10pm in Moberly Park (7646 Prince Albert Street @ E 59th Avenue). Come by for any part of the day or all of it... bring [...]

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Joy and Resilience in Black Brazilian Lives

By | February 15th, 2021|Categories: Special Presentations|

Screening online from February 18-28, 2021. Sliding scale tickets $5 - $15. MEET THE FILMMAKERS!Thur, Feb 25th2pm Vancouver7pm São PauloVLAFF FACEBOOK LIVE BUY TICKETS Curated by Heitor Augusto While Black death remains a common trait of the Black experience in the diaspora, this program chooses an oppositional route, taking you towards a celebration of our lives [...]

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CHARLA CON ANDRÉS DUPRAT, Guionista Argentino.

By | May 12th, 2020|Categories: Special Presentations|

#VLAFFENCASA se complace en invitar a uno de los guionistas argentinos más destacados de su generación, Andrés Duprat, quien ha colaborado con los directores Mariano Cohn y Gastón Duprat, en largometrajes como EL HOMBRE DE AL LADO, QUERIDA VOY A COMPRAR CIGARRILLOS Y VUELVO, EL CIUDADANO ILUSTRE, entre otras. La pandemia detuvo el rodaje de COMPETENCIA [...]

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By | April 29th, 2020|Categories: Special Presentations|

VLAFF is pleased to present the latest work of Nicolás Pereda, co-director with Lázaro Gabino Rodríguez, MY SKIN LUMINOUS.   MY SKIN, LUMINOUS premiered at the Locarno Film Festival in 2019, the film also screened at the Toronto and Morelia Festivals and others.“In March 2018 our production company was commissioned by the Ministry of Education to make [...]

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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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