Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) 2020 – Sep 24–Oct 7, 2020

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Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) announces its 39th edition, on screens September 24–October 7, 2020.

Showcasing more than 100 feature films and events, including boundary-pushing Canadian work, adventurous East Asian cinema, inspiring documentaries, elevated genre cinema, and festival favourites, the online-primary festival is available throughout the province of British Columbia on the new VIFF Connect streaming platform.

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Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) 2020 – Sep 24–Oct 7, 2020

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Happy October! The haunted houses have begun, Cirque du Soleil is in town, there’s a wizard-themed cocktail night and a puppet making workshop. VIFF is also in full swing including a discussion with Michael Moore and there’s a multi-cultural cabaret festival.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

LGBTQ2IA+ Representation at the Vancouver International Film Festival

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Girl meets boy; boy meets girl; girl rejects boy; girl finds herself thriving without a man and then falls for one anyway; boy becomes successful in life and gains the trust of girl; star-crossed man and woman beat all odds to be together… We can all think of at least ten films immediately for each of these plotlines. They’re popular because they’re real, so many of us see ourselves in these moments. But many of us can also see ourselves in these moments when the genders aren’t strictly binary, and when the relationships are same-sex.

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LGBTQ2IA+ Representation at the Vancouver International Film Festival

VIFF Immersed Showcases the Industry’s Best Extended Reality Storytelling

Save the date for VIFF Immersed (September 28-29).

This fall, Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) will shine a spotlight on virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) with the industry’s leading creators gathering for a multi-day public exhibition.

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VIFF Immersed Showcases the Industry’s Best Extended Reality Storytelling

Things To Do in Vancouver This Weekend

It’s Vancouver International Film Festival opening weekend! The city will be immersed by all things film – from indie and art house to documentary, comedy, mainstream and other forms of visual storytelling on the screen as well as talks and masterclasses. There’s also a little bit of theatre, music, dance, and sea otter appreciation going on.

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Things To Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Filming in Vancouver: Stars align for 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and Vancouver International Film Festival executive director Jacqueline Dupuis helped open the 36th edition of VIFF.

As with previous years, the Vancouver International Film Festival has brought a bevy of filmmakers and stars to the city, to converge upon a cinematic smorgasbord.

The whole shebang kicked off back on September 28 with a spotlight on truly homegrown project.

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Filming in Vancouver: Stars align for 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: October 5, 2017

Autumn is in full swing with festivals and feasts this weekend and there are many ways to toast your glass or stein to good harvests. For those of us who solidly believe that this is the most wonderful time of the year – Fright Nights begin this weekend, marking Halloween as just around the corner! There’s also music, circus performance, dance, and it’s not too late to catch some VIFF flicks!


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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: October 5, 2017