Program 8: Centrepiece Spotlight: Empty by Design preceded by Nightcap: Mariana + After Party

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CENTERPIECE SPOTLIGHT FILM + AFTER PARTY TICKET

  • CENTREPIECE SPOTLIGHT FILM SCREENING at 7:30 pm at Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
  • AFTER PARTY from 10:00 pm until midnight
  • Venue: TBA
  • TICKET: $30 (included single-use membership)
  • Complimentary hors d’oeuvre and  Cash bar. MUST BE 19 TO ATTEND the Party – ID MAY BE REQUESTED.

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT: 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. Learn more

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In this program


Nightcap: Mariana

Directed by Imani Hakim

Two strangers on a first date during the holidays enjoy a nightcap, only to discover that an ethereal song ties them together in ways they could never have imagined.

Empty by Design

Directed by Andrea A. Walter

In the Philippines, two individuals find themselves back home after years of being away. Samantha, a recent university graduate moves back home after her parents have passed away. Meanwhile, Eric, a Hollywood Stuntman and Body double, comes back to shoot a new film. During a night out, Eric has a brief encounter with Samantha where the two discover a new found meaning of what it means to be “home.”

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