Venezuela in Motion

(360 mins)


For the first time, Vancouver film fans will have the chance to enjoy two days of New Venezuelan Cinema. Five shows over two days sponsored by the Consulate General of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, including four feature films, seven shorts and a Gala — an excellent opportunity to discover the booming cinematic industry of this dynamic Latin American nation, while celebrating Venezuela’s Independence Day (July 5th) and the Birthday of Simón Bolívar “El Libertador.” All the functions are open to the public and completely FREE!

Choose from biopics, animated motion films or first time cinema and experience drama, irony, wit and meaningful silent movies. Partake of this appealing showcase of a country that is moving forward and whose current cinema is the outcome of a film history spanning 117 years and promoted by the present day comprehensive cultural policies of its government.

Opening Gala

Venezuelan music, food and drinks will create the perfect atmosphere to toast a new anniversary of Venezuela’s Independence (July 5th) and the Birthday of Simón Bolívar “El Libertador” (July 24th), as well as to formally kick off the two full days of the latest cinema from this vibrant and resourceful nation.

This is a non-ticketed event and the film screenings are free.