Countdown to VIFF 2016: Press Conference
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Countdown to VIFF 2016: Press Conference

With a mere three weeks until the Vancouver International Film Festival kicks off for its 35th year, filmmakers, media and staff gathered to get excited about what’s to come. VIFF Executive Director Jacqueline Dupuis took to the stage at the Vancouver International Film Centre on Wednesday morning to lead the press conference. The day’s agenda … 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

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

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

JUST ANNOUNCED: 22 Award Winning Films Coming to VIFF 2015
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JUST ANNOUNCED: 22 Award Winning Films Coming to VIFF 2015

Having already announced 20 prestigious Cannes titles playing this fall’s festival, VIFF now unveils 22 award-winning films that have just been added to our line-up. Standouts from Berlin, Sundance, Tribeca, Rotterdam, and SXSW are just some of the exceptional films that are sure to strike a chord with festival-goers. More films will be announced on … Continue reading

JUST ANNOUNCED: 20 prestigious Cannes films playing at VIFF 2015
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JUST ANNOUNCED: 20 prestigious Cannes films playing at VIFF 2015

We have officially unveiled our first round of titles with 20 films which were showcased at the Cannes Film Festival, and are now set to play at VIFF 2015. More details to come. 1) The Assassin (dir. Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Taiwan). Winner, Best Director, Cannes 2015. 2) Cemetery of Splendour (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand/UK/Germany/France/Malaysia) 3) Chronic (Michel Franco, … Continue reading