Program 1: Opening Film Spotlight: In A New York Minute + Opening Gala


  • OPENING NIGHT FILM SCREENING at 7pm at Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
  • GALA from 9:30 pm to Midnight at D6 at Parq Vancouver, 39 Smithe St, Vancouver BC.
  • TICKET: $75  (included single-use membership)
  • Limited tickets for sale | Complimentary hors-d’oeuvres + special cocktail and Cash bar
    Kick off the 2019 Vancouver Asian Film Festival with our opening gala. Meet filmmakers and local film industry guests. Cash bar. MUST BE 19 TO ATTEND – 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

In a New York Minute

Directed by Ximan Li

In A New York Minute follows three strangers connected by a single pregnancy test. Amy is haunted by a past breakup that has manifested into an eating disorder. Angel is caught between a loveless marriage to an American businessman and a passionate affair with a Chinese writer. Meanwhile, Nina moonlights as an escort in order to support herself.

Dates & Times

No showtimes available.