Tickets & Passes
SINGLE TICKET PRICES
$15 | Opening Film, Showcase Film, Centrepiece Film & Closing Film Screenings
$10 | Evening Screenings (screenings after 6pm)
$8 | Matinee Screenings (screenings before 6pm)
VAFF VIP PASS
Includes Opening Film, Showcase Film, Centrepiece Film & Closing Film Screenings and all Special Events. Membership fee included. Only 200 VIP passes available to the public! Receive the VAFF VIP treatment with complimentary priority access to all film screenings, all special events and receive exclusive discount with specific venue partners at the festival. Mingle with filmmakers, actors, and other industry guests.
$88 | Before Festival (Oct 1 – Nov 5)
$150 | During Festival (Nov 6 – Nov 9)
VAFF GROUP RATE
The group rate is only available before the festival from Oct 5 to Nov 5.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire group rate details.
OPENING NIGHT FILM + GALA RECEPTION
Thu, Nov 6 | Film screening at 7pm | Gala from 9:30pm to Midnight | Location: “The Original” Chong Qing Bistro, Vancouver
Before festival $30 | During festival | $35
Gala Reception only | $20
Kick off the 2014 Vancouver Asian Film Festival with the opening gala. Meet filmmakers and local film industry guests. Cash bar.
CLOSING NIGHT FILM + PARTY
Sun, Nov 9 | Film screening at 7pm | Party from 9:30pm to Midnight | Location: The Abbey, 117 West Pender St., Vancouver
Before festival $20 | During festival | $25
Party only | $10
Wrap up this year’s VAFF and unwind with filmmakers, industry and VAFF volunteers. Cash Bar.
MUST BE 19 TO ATTEND – ID MAY BE REQUESTED.
HOW TO BUY TICKETS
The 2014 VAFF Online Box Office will open on October 5, 2014.
Ticket sales during the festival are CASH only and will be available at the VAFF Box Office outside the theatre during the following.
On-site Box Office hours:
Thu, Nov 6 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Fri, Nov 7 | 4:00pm – 11:45pm
Sat, Nov 8 | 1:00pm – 10:30 pm
Sun, Nov 9| 1:00 pm – 7:45pm
As many of the films have not been previously classed by Consumer Protection BC, under BC law, only members of the Vancouver Asian Film Festival Society (VAFF) can attend the Film Festival and members must be 18 years or older. The membership is non-transferable and the fee must be paid before admittance to any program. Please carry the membership card with you at all times during the festival. Membership cards must be shown along with program tickets to enter any screening
To receive VAFF’s annual membership, complete the VAFF membership form and pay the $2 membership fee after which you will be provided a membership card. The VAFF membership form is available 2014-2015 VAFF Membership Form and will also be available at the theatre.
REFUNDS & EXCHANGES & LOST VIP PASSES
No refunds or exchanges on general admission tickets, group tickets, and special event tickets except in the case of program cancellation. Please keep your ticket stub. No refunds or exchanges on VIP Passes. Lost VIP Passes will be charged $30 for replacement and original VIP Passes will be cancelled.
VIP / INDUSTRY / MEDIA PASSES / SPECIAL GUESTS
A VIP, Industry or Media passholder + membership card MUST present at the lineup and MUST arrive 30 minutes before the start of the program. 15 minutes prior to the start of the program, the reserved seats will be released and passholders will be placed in the rush ticket line along with other regular audience members in the order of each person’s arrival. As well, please give yourself ample time to park. Possession of a pass does not guarantee seating.
RUSH TICKETS FOR SOLD OUT SCREENINGS
In the event of a sold out program, a limited number of rush tickets may become available immediately before the show. A separate line for each sold out program will be formed outside the venue box office approximately one hour before show time. As tickets become available, they will be sold to individuals in line order while supplies last.