Canadian films at VIFF 2019 present a diverse set of experiences

Canadian feature films at this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) celebrate an expanded range of voices, perspectives, and narratives relating to the diverse experiences that make up the fabric of modern Canada.

VIFF Unveils First Wave of Immersed 2019 Programming

VIFF Immersed Early Bird Sale – 50% OFF Passes
Passes to attend this year’s VIFF Immersed are currently 50% off (usually $149 for a full conference & exhibition pass) and available to buy at goviff.org/immersed Available for a limited time only. Early Bird offer ends August 12, 2019. Regular passes go on sale August 13, 2019.

Vancouver Art Gallery presents Canadian Premiere of ‘Guo Pei: Couture Beyond’, First Fashion Exhibition in Gallery’s History

Exquisite. Theatrical. Inimitable. Fashion Designs Become Masterworks of Art in the Canadian Premiere of Guo Pei: Couture Beyond Exhibition Marks First Fashion-Focused Presentation in Vancouver Art Gallery’s History For the first time in its history, the Vancouver Art Gallery presents an exhibition dedicated to the art of fashion with the Canadian premiere of Guo Pei: … Read moreVancouver Art Gallery presents Canadian Premiere of ‘Guo Pei: Couture Beyond’, First Fashion Exhibition in Gallery’s History

VIFF 2018: Oscar contenders and Hollywood star power in Special Presentations

VIFF unveils Special Presentations slate for 2018 edition 37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018   The Vancouver International Film Festival’s (VIFF) Special Presentations series features 16 of the most highly anticipated and acclaimed films of the festival season. Canadian films in the series include the late Rob Stewart’s final testament, … Read moreVIFF 2018: Oscar contenders and Hollywood star power in Special Presentations

VIFF 2018 Gateway stream features the latest from masters of East Asian cinema Jia Zhangke, Lee Changdong and Hong Sangsoo

37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018   The 2018 Vancouver International FIlm Festival’s (VIFF) Gateway stream will once again illustrate that Vancouver’s ties to the Pacific Rim are not only geographic and economic; the city is also a vital port of call for East Asia’s finest cinema. From China, Gateway … Read moreVIFF 2018 Gateway stream features the latest from masters of East Asian cinema Jia Zhangke, Lee Changdong and Hong Sangsoo

VIFF 2018 hosts Dr. Jane Goodall and VIFF Impact Award

37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018 As part of its Impact programming stream, the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) is partnering with the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada (JGI Canada) to host a special charity screening of the documentary Jane followed by a 45-minute Q&A with Dr. Goodall herself on … Read moreVIFF 2018 hosts Dr. Jane Goodall and VIFF Impact Award

VIFF 2018 Panorama stream offers critically acclaimed films, premieres and Focus on Italy, while M/A/D stream features acclaimed production designer Paul Austerberry

37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018 Dozens of critically acclaimed international films will screen in the Vancouver International Film Festival’s (VIFF) Panorama stream. These include Gustav Möller’s The Guilty (Audience Award, Sundance and Rotterdam); the Canadian premiere of Alexey German Jr.’s Dovlatov (Silver Bear, Berlin); Małgorzata Szumowska’s Mug (Silver Bear … Read moreVIFF 2018 Panorama stream offers critically acclaimed films, premieres and Focus on Italy, while M/A/D stream features acclaimed production designer Paul Austerberry

Indigenous stories of redemption and other Canadian narratives, plus advice for indie Oscar hopefuls and mentorship program at VIFF 2018

37th Vancouver International Film Festival September 27 – October 12, 2018 The Vancouver International Film Festival’s (VIFF) film streams Sea to Sky presented by TELUS, and True North presented by Telefilm, offer moving Indigenous stories with the Western Canadian Premiere of Edge of the Knife, the first narrative feature in the Haida language; Picking Up … Read moreIndigenous stories of redemption and other Canadian narratives, plus advice for indie Oscar hopefuls and mentorship program at VIFF 2018

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 7 – 14

  Dames Wine – Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter   Celebrate a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Dockside Restaurant   GLOWBAL’S Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet   WESTERN CANADA’S MOST POPULAR HALLOWEEN EVENT RETURNS   LEGENDS OF THE FALL: THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS SIGNATURE CREATIONS TO USHER IN AUTUMN   Reminder: EAT! Vancouver Is Back!   #MarketMonday vendor PASTICHE … Read more#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 7 – 14