Annual Events & Programs

Vancouver Asian Film Festival Society hosts multiple events, programs, panel discussions, workshops, forums during the festival and throughout the year.

March - May, 2017
Film Entries: Open Call, November Festival
April 19, 2017
National Canadian Film Day, partnering with Reel Canada, explorAsian, Hapapalooza, Spring Screening of “Mixed Match,” by BC filmmaker Jeff Chiba Stearns
May 3, 2017
Celebrate Asian Hetiage Month -We Heart Canada “Swipe Right” Video Campaign Special Event, partnering with City of Vancouver
July 29, 2017
VAFF Canada's 150th Birthday, partnering with City of Vancouver - Summer Screening of "All Our Father's Relations" by BC filmmaker Alejandro Yoshizawa
June - August 2017
Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon (MAMM) 12 Contest Submissions & Productions | We Heart Canada filmmaking series prodcution | Canada 150 / China Scriptwriting Competition
August 27, 2017
MAMM 12 Screening and Awards gala + After Party
September - November 2017
VAFF Youthflix Program and Screening
October 5, 2017
VAFF 21 Program Announcement / Media Launch event
November 2 - 5, 2017
21st Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival
November 2, 2017
VAFF 21 Pre-opening night Industry cocktail social mixer
November 2, 2017
VAFF 21 Opening night film screening and gala
November 3, 2017
VAFF International spotlight party
November 3, 2017
VAFF Industry afternoon mixer
November 4, 2017
VAFF Centrepiece spotlight party
November 5, 2017
VAFF Filmmakers' and industry networking luncheon
November 5, 2017
VAFF 21 Closing night film screening and award party



Learn more about our previous annual events and programs here.


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