This year’s annual cinematic celebration known as the Vancouver International Film Festival will take place both online and in theatres from September 24 to October 7.

In addition to film screenings, there are also talks, conferences, and online performances to tune into.

The full program can be viewed at the VIFF website while our collection of news, views, and reviews are below, with more to come as the festival continues on. 

Movie Features

Filmmaker Michelle Latimer reclaims Indigenous storytelling with Trickster and Inconvenient Indian

Filmmaker Michelle Latimer says producers need to recognize the wealth that Indigenous creatives bring to their own stories.


Vancouver International Film Festival unveils its online and in-cinema 2020 lineup

Loretta Sarah Todd’s Monkey Beach opens the celebration, and the newly renovated VIFF Centre also gets unveiled for in-person screenings.


VIFF AMP Talent Accelerator seeks BIPOC and underrepresented music creatives

Vancouver musicians, composers, managers, and aspiring music supervisors are invited to apply for free mentorship and summit access during the film fest.


Vancouver International Film Festival to take place interactive and online from September 24 to October 7

The innovative pandemic-era rendition will use VIFF Connect, a new online streaming platform designed in partnership with CineSend.