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Elimin8Hate Program (Nov. 7)

  • 135 mins

Date: November 7, 2021 (Sunday)
Time: 12:00 pm (PST)


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

Emergence: Out of the Shadows

Directed by Vinay Giridhar

For Kayden, Jag, and Amar, awakening to and expressing their sexuality within conservative South Asian families was a lonely and terrifying experience. Heart-wrenching and healing, their distinct coming-out paths offer comfort, compassion, and inspiration to individuals and communities struggling with acceptance.

What Flowers They Bloom

Directed by C. Hudson Hwang

An intimate look at Asian-Canadian small business owner, Andy Sue, as he explores the psychological trauma of a first-hand encounter with racism during the pandemic. The film examines the social implications of our digital media reality, where algorithms detect bias and translate fear, blame, and outrage into profit.

Lynda (RYN)

Directed by Eileen Park Robertson

Reclaim Your Name Campaign: Lynda Shioya, a 3rd generation Canadian of Chinese descent, speaks to Eileen Park Robertson…

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