Free VIFF Events
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Free VIFF Events

VIFF has expanded the frame this year to include a wide range of events some of which are completely FREE! Meet cast members, catch up with your favourite TV show and hang out at VIFF Hub: Milton’s Secret Creator Talk: Bullying: 1:00 pm October 1 Based on the book and teachings by Eckhart Tolle, Milton’s Secret … Continue reading

VIFF Reimagined
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VIFF Reimagined

You may have noticed some changes at VIFF lately… a new logo, program structure, website. But while things look different, VIFF remains the same organization that audiences have come to know and love. At its core, the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) is a celebration of the craft and creativity of filmmaking. What this means … Continue reading

Jan/Feb Special Events & Guests at Vancity Theatre
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Jan/Feb Special Events & Guests at Vancity Theatre

Tuesday, January 19 7pm CINEMA SALON: Imitation of Life with Bob Rennie  After a brief hiatus, Vancity Theatre’s longest running series, Cinema Salon, returns in a new quarterly slot, beginning January 19, 2016. Produced and presented by Melanie Friesen, Cinema Salon brings an outstanding member of the community to introduce his/her favourite film. The evening includes … Continue reading

Celebrate the holiday season with um… 48 Films!
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Celebrate the holiday season with um… 48 Films!

With the opening of the local mountains, and seasonal markets popping up all over the place – there’s more than enough on offer this holiday season here in Vancouver. We are beyond lucky to live in such a vibrant and activity-filled city [we scoff at #NoFunCity], and December certainly doesn’t disappoint. Continue reading

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8 VIFF Features Returning to Vancity Theatre This Fall

The Assassin October 30 – November 9. Furthering the trajectory of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hero, and The Grandmaster, The Assassin is a martial arts movie recalibrated as an exquisite work of art. “Heart-stoppingly beautiful.” Robbie Colin, Daily Telegraph.  “Mesmerizing.” Justin Chang, Variety. “Captivates and astonishes.” Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian.  TICKETS  Hadwin’s Judgement November 6-12. Valorized with great … Continue reading

Frank Giustra Announced as the Inaugural Recipient of VIFF Screen Industry Builder Award
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Frank Giustra Announced as the Inaugural Recipient of VIFF Screen Industry Builder Award

Recognizing Thought-leaders and Celebrating British Columbia as a Destination for Excellence and Innovation in Screen-based Media During its 34th edition, the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) will honour Frank Giustra, legendary financier and philanthropist, with its inaugural VIFF Screen Industry Builder Award. The Vancouver Board of Trade will host the 2015 Award presentation on Thursday, … Continue reading