Vancouver New Year’s Resolutions for 2022 You’ll Want to Keep

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Biking on the seawall at English Bay. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Cycle City Tours

Make your New Year’s Resolutions fun this year with some #VeryVancouver goals for 2022: Hike every month of the year, eat delicious food, take in a film, and lots more. You won’t have trouble committing to doing the things that make our beautiful city unique.

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Vancouver New Year’s Resolutions for 2022 You’ll Want to Keep

2020 Lineup for Vancouver Queer Film Festival Announced!

The films that I was viewing all explored in one way or another transformation, resilience, and survival. These themes continued to reverberate through all the content I was seeing; in films from Turtle Island, Switzerland, India, Vietnam, and Georgia; in documentaries, narratives, and experimental work. I could feel how deeply queer filmmakers were determined to depict our lives as worth living, worth fighting for, worth celebrating, worth mourning – that we are worthy of seeing and being seen because we are necessary, beautiful, and complex. And that is what you will see at this year’s VQFF.” – Artistic Director Anoushka Ratnarajah on the theme ‘Still here’

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2020 Lineup for Vancouver Queer Film Festival Announced!

Vancouver Queer Film Festival Shifts to Digital Platform

The 32nd Vancouver Queer Film Festival has adapted to an online format to offer at-home audiences the best in independent queer cinema experience. VQFF will include workshops, artist Q&As, panels, watch parties and – most importantly – the feeling of gathering with friends and kin.
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Vancouver Queer Film Festival Shifts to Digital Platform

5 Local Shorts To Watch at Vancouver Queer Film Festival

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By Rachel Rosenberg

The Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF), Western Canada’s largest queer arts event, takes over downtown cinemas from August 15-25th. The festival always prioritizes local film and performers, and I’ve put together a round-up of suggested titles.

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5 Local Shorts To Watch at Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Win Flights, Accommodation, and VIP Passes to the 2018 Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Photo credit: Angelika Kagan Photography

There are few events where filmmakers, performers, writers, and artists can open their big hearts full of raw intersectional experiences into the spotlight and be assured an environment of support, equality and self-reflection from their audience. The 29th annual Vancouver Queer Film Festival was an 10-day example of how when people can bring their whole selves into the room, they bring their best selves.

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Win Flights, Accommodation, and VIP Passes to the 2018 Vancouver Queer Film Festival

What to Do with the Whole Family at the Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2017

Queer Film Festival Chosen Family Picnic | Image via queerfilmfestival.ca

By Casey Stepaniuk

You might not think of a film festival immediately when you’re brainstorming family and kid-friendly activities in Vancouver this summer, but I’m here to tell you not to discount Out On Screen’s Vancouver Queer Film Festival. The Festival runs for ten days in August—August 10th until August 20th—and has a plethora of activities including but not limited to movies the whole family and people of all ages can enjoy.

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What to Do with the Whole Family at the Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2017

The Vancouver Queer Film Festival Shines Its Spotlight August 11 – 21

Kiki | image courtesy of Out On Screen

Kiki | image courtesy of Out On Screen

By Kendell Yan

It’s a beautiful and inspiring moment when members of a community can come together with the unified purpose to lift each other up, to share a platform to raise each other’s voices, and to help each other shine. The team behind the Vancouver Queer Film Festival have been doing that for 28 years, and this year the spotlight is as bright and wide as it’s ever been.

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The Vancouver Queer Film Festival Shines Its Spotlight August 11 – 21

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