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8 Queer Interest Films at VIFF 2014


This year at the 33rd annual Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF, Sept 24th to Oct. 10th), we have a handful of films that explore the topic of homosexuality, gender identity, and gender transitioning. 695 more words

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News Blast #10: Music & Art at VIFF 2014

This year at the festival, we have a comprehensive selection of films and documentaries that focus on the subjects of music, dance, fine arts, photography, and architecture. 27 more words

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Top 10 Oscar-Winning VIFF Films


Film festivals are known for their screenings of obscure foreign indie films and esoteric documentaries. However, here at the Vancouver International Film Festivals (VIFF) we strive to bring a diverse and exciting program every year that includes not only critically-acclaimed foreign or independent films, but also films from well-known directors that go on to win some big awards. 721 more words

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VIFF 2014 BC Spotlight: 6 Questions with Jason Bourque

Coming soon to VIFF 2014 is a dark and gritty coming-of-age drama called Black Fly. Inspired by true events and directed by Jason Bourque… 625 more words

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VIFF 2014 BC Spotlight: 6 Questions with Scott Renyard

Wild fish populations in BC have been declining since the late 70s, roughly the same time the open net fish farm industry began to grow fish in marine waters. 749 more words

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News Blast #9: Latin American & African Cinema at VIFF 2014

Latin American films have certainly made their mark at recent editions of VIFF, including Sebastián Lelio’s heartfelt Gloria, Amat Escalante’s harrowing Heli, Pablo Larrain’s formally adventurous… 146 more words

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News Blast #8: TIFF at VIFF 2014

With reports flowing in of celebrity sightings and glitzy world premieres, you’ll be forgiven if you’re feeling some TIFF envy. Fortunately, in addition to bringing you some of the best films from Sundance, Berlin, SXSW, Tribeca, Cannes and Venice (as well as an enviable number of our own world premieres), VIFF shares more than 50 features with TIFF. 39 more words

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