This program is available to watch for the duration of the festival (Nov 12 – Nov 13, 2021) after purchase. However, once you press play to start watching a film, you have 24 hours to finish watching. Only accessible by viewers anywhere in CANADA.
How To Watch VAFF-On-Demand
Reclaim Your Name Campaign: Lynda Shioya, a 3rd generation Canadian of Chinese descent, speaks to Eileen Park Robertson…
Nero, Sumi, Rainbow, Rakesh and Leonie all speak different languages. They communicate via Polyglob, an instant-translation device. When Polyglob servers crash, Sumi, a Japanese video gamer and Nero, an Italian pastry chef, struggle to communicate with each other and save their careers. Can their relationship survive without a shared language?
New to the neighbourhood, the Sandhu family invites their neighbours, the Sainis, over for dinner. A glimpse into the Sandhu family’s past shows a very different image from the one they present to others, and raises more questions than answers when the true nature of their daughter, Rani, is revealed.
Sai, a Chinese immigrant, and Esther, a Nigerian immigrant, have come to train as nurses in Canada. The night before their first class, both women find themselves homesick. Based on a true story, Esther & Sai captures the struggle of immigrating to a new country through the beginning of a lifelong friendship.
Sriyani, an idealistic and overtaxed Sri Lankan-Canadian social worker, is a counsellor at a telephone helpline. She has built her life around helping others, often at the expense of those closest to her.
So who is going to defend Sriyani when she is hypnotized by a caller tonight?