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AL JAZEERA DOCUMENTARY AWARD. OFFICIAL SELECTION.

The Girl From the South (La chica del sur) by José Luis García (Argentina)
Don Ca by Patricia Ayala Ruiz (Colombia)
La Camioneta by Mark Kendall (Guatemala/USA)
Inori by Pedro González Rubio (Japan)
Eufrosina’s Revolution (La revolución de los alcatraces) by Luciana Kaplan (Mexico)
The Shark’s Eye (El ojo del tiburón) by Alejo Hoijman (Argentina/Spain)
The Bella Vista by Alicia Cano Menoni (Uruguay/Germany)

 

HOST A FILMMAKER! ¡HOSPEDA A UN CINEASTA!

HOST A FILMMAKER!

The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival is inviting Canadian and international guests to attend the 11th edition of our festival. Our guests are directors and artists from different areas of the world including Brazil, Mexico, Cuba, Argentina, Venezuela, and Colombia.

We are looking for volunteers to provide home accommodations for our guests. This is a great opportunity to open your home and show our guests an inside perspective of Vancouver life.

''THE HYPERWOMEN'' WINNER, BEST DOCUMENTARY AT VLAFF 2012, Screens on April 16th!¡

Our next "Best of VLAFF" screening is coming up on April 16th! We will be presenting the Brazilian documentary, THE HYPERWOMEN, winner of the Best Documentary Award at VLAFF 2012.

If you purchase your ticket between now and April 9th, you will receive a second ticket free!

AS HIPER MULHERES/ Carlos Fausto, Leonardo Sette, Takumã Kuikuro/ Brazil.

Jury Statement:

Zumba Q&A with VLAFF Board Member Adriana Contreras

VLAFF's spring fundraiser will take place on Sunday, April 7th and this year we are shaking things up with a Zumba® Fitness fundraising party. Six local Zumba® Fitness Instructors will get us moving for an afternoon of pure dance fun!

VLAFF Board Member and Zumba instructor extraordinaire Adriana Contreras took some time to answer a few questions about Zumba and why you should attend this great event.

The Best of VLAFF - DARLING, I'M GOING OUT FOR CIGARETTES AND WILL BE RIGHT BACK

We are happy to bring back the Argentine time-travelling comedy Darling, I'm going out for cigarettes and will be right back for the March 19 screening of the "Best of VLAFF" series. VLAFF first screened this film at our 10th Anniversary Festival as part of a retrospective on directors Gastón Duprat and Mariano Cohn and screenwriter Andrés Duprat.

2013 Call For Entries For First Time Directors, Al Jazeera Documentary Award And Short Films

The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival is now accepting submissions for its Short Film Competition, Al Jazeera Documentary Award and Competition for First-Time Directors of a Feature-Length Narrative Film.

The deadline for all submissions is May 3, 201

Please click on the links below for the guidelines for each competition.

Short Film Competition

Competencia para cortometrajes

The 2013 "Best of VLAFF" Series kicks off on February 17!

We are very happy to announce that the 2013 edition of our monthly screening series, "The Best of VLAFF" will kick off on Sunday, February 17th with the Mexican film, Expiration Date (Fecha de caducidad). The screening will take place at 6pm at The Cinematheque.

In 2012, Expiration Date was the recipient of VLAFF's 10th Anniversary Award for First-Time Directors, presented at VLAFF 10's Closing Night Gala. It also won the Audience Award at the Morelia International Film Festival.

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