Celebrating 20 years of VLAFF

By | September 2nd, 2021|Categories: VLAFF News|

Help us raise $20,000 to celebrate our 20th anniversary! Did you know that some of our volunteers have been with us for over 15 years? We want to take a moment to share our deepest gratitude to everyone who makes VLAFF a fun, caring and safe experience for all.  Organizing this film festival is a labour [...]

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VLAFF NEEDS YOU

By | August 30th, 2021|Categories: VLAFF News|

VLAFF Needs You Next year, VLAFF will celebrate its 20th anniversary. In preparation, we are determined to incorporate more justice, equity, diversity and inclusion principles into our by-laws and policies. The safe participation of everyone who plays a role in the making and hosting of VLAFF is a priority for us, as reflected in our Code [...]

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2021 Festival Update

By | July 16th, 2021|Categories: VLAFF News|

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 [...]

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

By | April 3rd, 2021|Categories: VLAFF News|

The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival will hold its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, April 20 at 6:30pm.   Please send an email to rsvp@vlaff.org, if you would like to attend and a few days ahead, we will send you the Zoom meeting link and the materials to review in advance.   Everyone is invited to [...]

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CALL FOR BOARD MEMBERS 2021

By | February 24th, 2021|Categories: VLAFF News|

The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival is seeking applications for new Board Members to help guide the organization into its next phase.  RESPONSIBILITIES: • attend and support the annual Vancouver Latin American Film Festival; • attend the Annual General Meeting, exact date TBA but will be in late March or early April 2021; • attend Board [...]

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FESTIVAL AWARDS 2020

By | September 7th, 2020|Categories: Film News, VLAFF News|

The 18th edition of the Vancouver Latin American Film Festival, is pleased to announce the 2020 festival prizes.  BEST SHORT FILMATMOSPHERES (ATMÓSFERAS)Director: Leinad Pájaro de la HozColombia/Cuba, 2019 SPECIAL MENTION  PORTRAITS OF MY MOTHER (RETRATOS DE MI MADRE)Director: Tavo RuizMexico, 2019 BEST FILM NEW DIRECTORS COMPETITION THINGS WE DARE NOT DO (COSAS QUE NO HACEMOS)Director: Bruno [...]

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VLAFF’s 2020 IMAGE by Yaimel López

By | July 2nd, 2020|Categories: VLAFF News|

Yaimel López is the artist who created VLAFF's 2020 poster image. Yaimel moved from Havana, Cuba in 2019 to make Vancouver his new home. ¡Hola Yaimel! What inspired the image? The image comes from and represents the mixture of Latin culture, the diversity that characterizes it and the very organic way in which all these singularities [...]

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VLAFF Annual General Meeting

By | January 26th, 2017|Categories: VLAFF News|

  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9 at 7:30 PM VLAFF Office Suite 420 - 111 Hastings Street West (btw Cambie & Abbott)   Join us as we wrap up our 2016 year of activities! The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival will hold its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, February 9 at 7:30pm. Everyone is invited to attend the [...]

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