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

Sleeping Giant Comes Full Circle
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Sleeping Giant Comes Full Circle

It has been a truly remarkable journey for this Canadian film from its premiere at Cannes to its subsequent appearance at over 40 film festivals around the world. “Sleeping Giant”, the 2015 Canadian film, directed by Andrew Cividino, screened at the International Critics’ Week section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and went on to win … Continue reading

News Blast #9: Latin American & African Cinema at VIFF 2014
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News Blast #9: Latin American & African Cinema at VIFF 2014

Latin American films have certainly made their mark at recent editions of VIFF, including Sebastián Lelio’s heartfelt Gloria, Amat Escalante’s harrowing Heli, Pablo Larrain’s formally adventurous No and Kleber Mendonça Filho’s eerie Neighbouring Sounds. With this region proving to be a hotbed of emerging filmmaking talent, we unveil an even more varied and vibrant sampling … Continue reading

News Blast #8: TIFF at VIFF 2014
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News Blast #8: TIFF at VIFF 2014

With reports flowing in of celebrity sightings and glitzy world premieres, you’ll be forgiven if you’re feeling some TIFF envy. Fortunately, in addition to bringing you some of the best films from Sundance, Berlin, SXSW, Tribeca, Cannes and Venice (as well as an enviable number of our own world premieres), VIFF shares more than 50 … Continue reading

News Blast #7: Dragons and Tigers & Best New Director Award
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News Blast #7: Dragons and Tigers & Best New Director Award

For over 25 years, VIFF has presented one of the world’s largest and most adventurous collections of East Asian cinema. This tradition continues with another inspired selection of films. Check out the selection here. The Best New Director Award new prize is awarded annually to a first or second-time international director for a creative and innovative … Continue reading