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VAFF22

Films

  1. Anointed

    Dan Lin / November 3 / USA / 2018 / Documentary, Video Poem / 6 mins
    The dark legacy of U.S. nuclear testing is still prevalent today in the form of a leaking radioactive dome in the middle of the Pacific.
    Plays In:
    Program 7: International Shorts Series

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 3, 2018 5:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  2. Badass Beauty Queen: The Story of Anastasia

    Theresa Kowall-Shipp / November 3 / Canada / 2017 / Documentary, Human Interest / 65 mins
    The story behind Miss World contestant Anastasia Lin using her most powerful weapon, her beauty, to stand up to an oppressive regime.

    Precedes: BUNDLE – DOCUMENTARY SERIES, Nov 3: Program 6 – Documentary Features Series: Badass Beauty Queen: The Story of Anastasia

    Precedes:
    BUNDLE DOCUMENTARY SERIES

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 2, 2018 5:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

    Precedes:
    Program 6: Documentary Series: Badass Beauty Queen: The Story of Anastasia

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 3, 2018 3:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  3. Bao

    Domee Shi / November 3 / Canada / 2018 / Animation, Family / 8 mins
    An aging Chinese mom suffering from empty nest syndrome gets another chance at motherhood when one of her dumplings springs to life as a lively, giggly dumpling boy.

    Precedes: Nov 3: Program 8 – Centrepiece Spotlight: Ulam: Main Dish + A Masarap After Party

    Precedes:
    Program 8: Centrepiece Spotlight: Ulam: Main Dish

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 3, 2018 7:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  4. Bunny Man

    Athena Han / November 4 / Canada / 2018 / Drama / 8 mins
    Over a meal at a Chinese restaurant, four Taiwanese friends' discussion over their similarities and differences as Taiwanese-Canadians grows heated when a mysterious Bunny mascot enters.
    Plays In:
    Program 11: Canadian Shorts Series

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 4, 2018 3:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  5. Buy or Beware

    Victoria Angell / November 4 / Canada / 2018 / Comedy, Horror / 10 mins
    Sofie and Dennis need an affordable place to live that will allow their two dogs, and are forced to consider one inhabited by an unwanted guest.
    Plays In:
    Program 11: Canadian Shorts Series

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 4, 2018 3:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  6. Cosmos

    Louisa Phung / November 4 / Canada / 2018 / Drama Documentary / 5 mins
    Naoko Ohkohchi, founder of Cosmos Seminar will be doing the main narration of the video short and talk about what the Cosmos-Seminar is, why it started, it's mandated to continue lifelong education and bridging Japanese history with Canadian Culture.

    Precedes: Nov 4: Program 10: We Heart Canada + Japan 90 Premiere Presentation

    Precedes:
    Program 10: We Heart Canada + Japan 90 Premiere Presentation

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 4, 2018 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  7. A Daughter

    Stephanie Cheng / November 3 / China / 2017 / Coming-of-age, Drama / 16 mins
    A coming-of-age family drama set in Beijing portraying a young girl who discovers a secret that shatters her seemingly perfect and spotless world.
    Plays In:
    Program 7: International Shorts Series

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 3, 2018 5:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  8. Dead Pigs

    Cathy Yan / November 1 / China / 2018 / Comedy, Drama, Family / 130 mins
    The intertwining fates of five individuals shines a light on class struggle in a rapidly changing modern China.

    Precedes: Nov 1: Program 1: Opening Night Spotlight Dead Pigs + Gala

    Precedes:
    Program 1: Opening Night: Dead Pigs and Opening Gala

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 1, 2018 7:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  9. Drawn Together: Comics, Diversity and Stereotypes

    Harleen Singh / November 4 / USA / 2017 / Documentary / 52 mins
    Drawn Together traces the fascinating journey of three comic creators who challenge the notion of race, appearance, and gender stereotypes through cartoons, comics and cosplay.

    Precedes: BUNDLE – DOCUMENTARY SERIES, Nov 4: Program 12 – Documentary Feature Series: Drawn Together: Comics, Diversity and Stereotypes

    Precedes:
    BUNDLE DOCUMENTARY SERIES

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 2, 2018 5:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

    Precedes:
    Program 12: Documentary Features Series: Drawn Together: Comics, Diversity and Stereotypes

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 4, 2018 5:30 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  10. Eve

    Alex Shin / November 4 / South Korea / 2018 / Sci-Fi, Thriller / 27 mins
    Inventor Gong Bongnam lives with Eve, his A.I. robot to whom he is developing feelings for. Just when life seemed perfect for the naive inventor, a gun-wielding young man claiming he’s from the future breaks in to kill Bongnam and destroy Eve.

    Precedes: Nov 4: Program 12 – Documentary Feature Series: Drawn Together: Comics, Diversity and Stereotypes

    Precedes:
    Program 12: Documentary Features Series: Drawn Together: Comics, Diversity and Stereotypes

    Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
    November 4, 2018 5:30 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets