Search VIFF Films

Duration: 16 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2014
International Shorts


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

A desperate girl gets caught up in the cruel world of the underaged sex trade.

Drama, Youth Under 18 May Attend
Duration: 20 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2010
Arts and Letters


Oct 01 09:30 pm
Oct 03 01:30 pm
Oct 10 10:00 am

Seamlessly blending nine decades of film and photographs, this is a story of the process of aging told through dance.

Fine Arts or Theatre
(L'enlèvement de Michel Houellebecq)
Duration: 97 mins
Country of Origin: France, 2014
Spotlight on France


Oct 03 12:45 pm
Oct 08 09:15 pm
Oct 09 01:30 pm

Acclaimed and controversial French author Michel Houellebecq is the centre of this hilarious and strange mélange of real life and fiction. When the notorious curmudgeon (playing himself) is kidnapped and anesthetized with alcohol, a caustic (and occasionally inebriated) game of cat and mouse commences and the barriers between captor and captive slowly dissolve… Winner, Best Screenplay, Tribeca 2014.

Comedy, Crime, Literary (inc. Adaptations)
Duration: 120 mins
Country of Origin: France,Israel, 2014
Cinema of Our Time


Sep 28 07:00 pm
Sep 30 11:00 am

The story of an idealistic teacher who becomes convinced that one of her five-year old charges is a prodigious poet, Nadav Lapid’s second feature (Policeman was in VIFF 11) invites myriad questions about life and art, words and meaning, and the perceptual boundaries between adults and children. Elusive, haunting and ultimately disturbing, this is a drama you’ll be replaying in your mind long afterwards.

Jewish Interest, Literary (inc. Adaptations), Mystery
Duration: 8 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2013
Canadian Images


Oct 02 08:30 pm
Oct 10 12:00 pm

Learning the dark truth about his workplace, a factory worker revolts.