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Use our search function below to sort the films by their English title, the names of directors, or their country of origin. Films can also be filtered by series, genre, or Vancouver International Film Festival venue. You can also browse by film series by visiting our Browse By Series page.

The majority of films in the Vancouver International Film Festival are unrated and you must be 18 and purchase a $2 VIFF membership to attend a screening. However, a selection of films are open to all ages.

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Duration: 6 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 02 06:30 pm
Oct 07 11:45 am

When the person who’s supposed to be closest to you is no more than a stranger…

Drama
Duration: 11 mins
Country of Origin: Australia, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 01 06:00 pm
Oct 06 12:30 pm

A man has a fateful chance encounter with his wife—five years after she walked out…

Drama
Duration: 13 mins
Country of Origin: UK, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 04 06:30 pm
Oct 08 12:00 pm

A man tries to save the life of a minuscule fish but the situation spirals out of control.

Drama
Duration: 14 mins
Country of Origin: Albania, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 01 06:00 pm
Oct 06 12:30 pm

A middle-aged Albanian man documents himself on the day he has decided to blow himself up.

Drama
Duration: 1 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Sep 29 01:00 pm
Oct 05 09:30 pm

Sometimes you are your own greatest ally. (United Way Care to Change Video Competition winner.)

Duration: 4 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Sep 29 01:00 pm
Oct 05 09:30 pm

Bernie Custis, 83, was the first black quarterback in professional football. This is his story.

Duration: 5 mins
Country of Origin: India, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Sep 29 01:00 pm
Oct 05 09:30 pm

A young Bengali gentleman has a fascinating adventure, in which his love for film transcends the reality of the city he lives in.

(Les Papillons Noirs)
Duration: 18 mins
Country of Origin: France, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 02 06:30 pm
Oct 07 11:45 am

Can a road trip to an unexpected place be a miraculous healing experience?

Drama
Duration: 1 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Sep 29 01:00 pm
Oct 05 09:30 pm

What would bullying look like if we saw it for what it is? (United Way Care to Change Video Competition winner.)

(Business As Usual - Der Prophet fliegt mit)
Duration: 11 mins
Country of Origin: Germany, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 04 06:30 pm
Oct 08 12:00 pm

Fear, prejudice and misunderstandings collide on a crowded airplane in the last minutes before takeoff.

Drama
Duration: 106 mins
Country of Origin: Various Countries, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 02 06:30 pm
Oct 07 11:45 am

Compassion is an important quality in how we treat others. It’s also the predominant counterpoint to more selfish interests in these thoughtful tales concerning interpersonal relations and powerful drama.

Experimental & Avant garde, Drama, Sci-fi & Horror
Duration: 6 mins
Country of Origin: Mexico, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Sep 29 01:00 pm
Oct 05 09:30 pm

Wandering through the old rooms of his childhood, a young boy uses his wild imagination to fight the grief of leaving his home.

Duration: 1 mins
Country of Origin: Brazil, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Sep 29 01:00 pm
Oct 05 09:30 pm

A careless being destroys his environment without caring about the consequences, until nature takes charge.

Duration: 1 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Sep 29 01:00 pm
Oct 05 09:30 pm

Environmentalism and free consciousness: tension escalates until something has to break.

Duration: 9 mins
Country of Origin: UK, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 04 06:30 pm
Oct 08 12:00 pm

When you’re depressed and on edge, reconnecting with a childhood friend in a bar might not be the best idea.

Drama
Duration: 1 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Sep 29 01:00 pm
Oct 05 09:30 pm

What happens when love exists outside of the high school norm? (United Way Care to Change Video Competition winner.)

Duration: 4 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Sep 29 01:00 pm
Oct 05 09:30 pm

The journey of a toy car takes us on a memorable journey through time and across generations in rural Quebec.

Duration: 16 mins
Country of Origin: Australia, 2013
Series:
International Shorts

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Sep 30 12:45 pm
Oct 07 06:45 pm

A school music-room turf-war threatens to disrupt Ethan’s entire negative world view.

Romance, Youth Under 18 May Attend
Duration: 4 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Sep 29 01:00 pm
Oct 05 09:30 pm

Three friends struggle to realize their identities inside a shifting love triangle that fractures their friendship.

(Au Sol)
Duration: 19 mins
Country of Origin: France, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

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Oct 02 06:30 pm
Oct 07 11:45 am

A family runs into the unbending rules of airport regulations which conspire against them.

Drama

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