This summer, VAFF join forces with two organizations, Vancouver Biennale and Chinatown Today to bring you three free spectacular outdoor screenings – Finding Kukan (2016) on Mon Aug 13, Tyrus (2017) on Mon Aug 27, and Meditation Park (2017) on Sat Sept 1 – that you definitely won’t want to miss! Vancouver Biennale‘s CineFest LIVE: Pioneers in…
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We are proud to announce the 2nd year of our “We Heart” short film project in celebration of the 90th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Canada. VAFF is honoured to be partnering with the 在バンクーバー日本国総領事館 / Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver and The Japan Foundation, Toronto for this project.
From July to October 2018 VAFF will be running the “What’s Your INFUSIAN?” contest! During this period, watch our Instagram account for photos of our favorite VAFF team-selected and public submitted Asian INFUSIANS!
What qualifies for an Asian INFUSIAN? Basically: an artist, artwork, musician/band, business, restaurant, public or private figure/personality/celebrity, filmmaker, community, or place which authentically blends an Asian influence with other influences (such as modern technology, pop culture, other cultural influences, social causes, or other diverse inspirations) to create something new and vibrant.
If you’re able to name the INFUSIAN correctly, then you will be entered into a draw to win a pair of tickets to our annual festival, November 1-4, 2018 at the Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas! What’s more, you may submit your own photos that may be selected to be featured! By submitting your photo, you will be entered into a draw during October 2018 to win a Festival Pass (entrants are not eligible to guess the name of their own photo) at our November festival!
Thinking Further About Diversity in Filmmaking On June 16 2018, the Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) launched its thirteenth annual Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon (MAMM) competition with a special VAFF Industry Insight Panel Series event, Diversity in Filmmaking, the first of its kind to happen outside of VAFF’s regular festival programming in November. Taking place at…
4 instructional panels. 1 day.
This summer, the Vancouver Asian Film Festival kicks off its Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon campaign with a special VAFF Industry Insight Panel Series event, “Diversity in Filmmaking”, happening on June 16th, 2018 from 10am-5pm in the Joyce Walley Room at the Museum of Vancouver.
VAFF celebrates its 2018 Season and 22nd annual festival with a year-long exploration of the diverse artists, agitators, thinkers, and innovators who shape the living experience of contemporary Canadians and the array of influences that inform their work. This year’s annual theme of INFUSIAN shines a spotlight on individuals and communities who create new art and culture…