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VAFF21

November 5


  1. Sleepwalk

    Andrew Chung / November 5 / Canada / 2017 / Drama, First Nation / 15 mins
    Alicia sleepwalks. Her husband, Bernard, takes care of her on these nights, and notices her increasingly affectionate behaviour during her spells
    Plays In:
    Program 10: Canadian Shorts: Life In Multiculture

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 5, 2017 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  2. A Time To Swim

    Ashley Duong / November 5 / Canada / 2017 / Environmental / 82 mins
    In the suburbs of Montreal, Mutang Urud is a stay-at-home dad. But in Malaysia, he was a voice of resistance for the indigenous peoples of Sarawak.

    Preceded by: Nov 5: Program 9: Uneasy Lies The Head: Two Documentaries

    Preceded By:
    Program 9: Uneasy Lies The Head: Two Documentaries

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 5, 2017 11:30 am Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  3. Touring

    Dean Yamada / November 5 / USA / 2017 / Drama / 15 mins
    After his parents' divorce, a teenager named Brian moves to a new neighborhood with his mom.

    Precedes: Nov 5: Program 12 – Closing Night Presentation + Festival Awards + After Party

    Precedes:
    Program 12: Closing Night Presentation + Festival Awards + After Party

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 5, 2017 7:15 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  4. Violet and June

    Linnea Ritland / November 5 / Canada / 2017 / Comedy, LGBTQI, Romance / 7 mins
    You know that feeling when you realize that everyone you know is going to die.
    Plays In:
    Program 10: Canadian Shorts: Life In Multiculture

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 5, 2017 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  5. Wexford Plaza

    Joyce Wong / November 5 / Canada / 2016 / Comedy, Drama / 80 mins
    A slice-of-life dark comedy about Betty, a lonely female security guard working at a deteriorating strip mall.

    Preceded by: Nov 5: Program 12 – Closing Night Presentation + Festival Awards + After Party

    Preceded By:
    Program 12: Closing Night Presentation + Festival Awards + After Party

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 5, 2017 7:15 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  6. Nov 5: Program 9: Uneasy Lies The Head: Two Documentaries

    November 5 / 105 mins
    (Documentary Feature, Short) The weight of responsibility and the consequence of action/inaction fall heavily on the subjects of the two Canadian documentaries featured here.

    Preceded by: Anastasia Lin: The Crown

    Precedes: A Time To Swim

    Program 9: Uneasy Lies The Head: Two Documentaries

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 5, 2017 11:30 am Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  7. Nov 5: Program 10 – Canadian Shorts: Life In Multiculture

    November 5 / 120 mins
    Our “Life In Multiculture” CANADIAN SHORTS program celebrates the myriad cultural, sexual and individual identities of Canadian Asian and hapa diaspora—especially poignant through the lens of Canada 150.

    In This Program: Skin To Skin, Lost In Transit, Bulgogi, Sleepwalk, Lucy, Violet and June, The Ether Inside, Flagged, Floating Light

    Program 10: Canadian Shorts: Life In Multiculture

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 5, 2017 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  8. Nov 5: Program 11 – Canadian Doc Spot: Paint It Red

    November 5 / 120 mins
    Whose neighbourhood is it, anyway? Our CANADIAN DOC SPOT Paint It Red from director Eva Cohen shines a (spot)light on just one of the many issues in the continually contentious development and preservation efforts surrounding Vancouver’s historic Chinatown: What happens when a bunch of seniors face evictions and homelessness? They fight back!

    Preceded by: Purple Days

    Precedes: Paint It Red

    Program 11: Canadian Doc Spot: Paint It Red

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 5, 2017 4:30 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  9. Nov 5: Program 12 – Closing Night Presentation + Festival Awards + After Party

    November 5
    (Comedy Drama Feature, Drama Short) A misunderstood sexual encounter unravels the life of a lonely female security guard and her deadbeat paramour: Welcome to Wexford Plaza, our VAFF 21 CLOSING NIGHT PRESENTATION from Toronto-based Canadian filmmaker Joyce Wong.

    Preceded by: Touring

    Precedes: Wexford Plaza

    Program 12: Closing Night Presentation + Festival Awards + After Party

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 5, 2017 7:15 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets