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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.
Before you make your purchase, please note The Rio is 19+ exclusively with the exception of the rated High School Screenings at this venue.
When the person who’s supposed to be closest to you is no more than a stranger…
A man has a fateful chance encounter with his wife—five years after she walked out…
A man tries to save the life of a minuscule fish but the situation spirals out of control.
A middle-aged Albanian man documents himself on the day he has decided to blow himself up.
Sometimes you are your own greatest ally. (United Way Care to Change Video Competition winner.)
Bernie Custis, 83, was the first black quarterback in professional football. This is his story.
A young Bengali gentleman has a fascinating adventure, in which his love for film transcends the reality of the city he lives in.
Can a road trip to an unexpected place be a miraculous healing experience?
What would bullying look like if we saw it for what it is? (United Way Care to Change Video Competition winner.)
Fear, prejudice and misunderstandings collide on a crowded airplane in the last minutes before takeoff.
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.
Wandering through the old rooms of his childhood, a young boy uses his wild imagination to fight the grief of leaving his home.
A careless being destroys his environment without caring about the consequences, until nature takes charge.
Environmentalism and free consciousness: tension escalates until something has to break.
When you’re depressed and on edge, reconnecting with a childhood friend in a bar might not be the best idea.
What happens when love exists outside of the high school norm? (United Way Care to Change Video Competition winner.)
The journey of a toy car takes us on a memorable journey through time and across generations in rural Quebec.
A school music-room turf-war threatens to disrupt Ethan’s entire negative world view.
Three friends struggle to realize their identities inside a shifting love triangle that fractures their friendship.
A family runs into the unbending rules of airport regulations which conspire against them.