October 1–11, 2021

Vancouver International Film Festival 2021

Join us in celebrating the 40th Vancouver International Film Festival!

With over 110 feature films, 75+ shorts, talks and conferences there is a lot to discover at VIFF 2021. Explore our dynamic program featuring some of the best cinema and creative voices from around the globe. You can enjoy the full cinematic experience at the friendly, safe festival venues and stream over 80% of the festival program on VIFF Connect. Whether you’re watching on the big screen or small, VIFF is excited to share our 2021 program with film fans in Vancouver and across the country.

The Cinematheque is pleased to join with the Vancouver International Film Festival in co-presenting these in-cinema screenings during VIFF 2021.

You can find more information about the Festival at viff​.org

Please note that Cinematheque Passes and Ticket Packs are not valid for any Vancouver International Film Festival screenings.

VIFF Signature

List of Programmed Films

Date Film Title Director(s) Year Country
2021-Oct Souad Ayten Amin 2021 Egypt . . .
2021-Oct Queen of Glory Nana Mensah 2021 USA
2021-Oct Spaghetti Code Love Takeshi Maruyama 2021 Japan
2021-Oct A Chat Wang Xide 2021 China
2021-Oct Quickening Haya Waseem 2021 Canada
2021-Oct Zo Reken Emanuel Licha 2021 Canada
2021-Oct Just a Movement Vincent Meessen 2020 Belgium . . .
2021-Oct Islands Martin Edralin 2021 Canada
2021-Oct The First 54 Years Avi Mograbi 2021 France . . .
2021-Oct Damascus Dreams Émilie Serri 2021 Canada
2021-Oct Small Body Laura Samani 2021 Italy . . .
2021-Oct Bootlegger Caroline Monnet 2021 Canada
2021-Oct Father Pablo José Luis Isoard Arrubarrena 2021 Mexico
2021-Oct Taming the Garden Salomé Jashi 2021 Switzerland . . .
2021-Oct Little Palestine: Diary of a Siege Abdallah Al-Khatib 2021 Lebanon . . .
2021-Oct Money Has Four Legs Maung Sun 2020 Myanmar
2021-Oct The King of North Sudan Danny Abel 2021 USA . . .
2021-Oct Barbarian Invasion Tan Chui Mui 2021 Malaysia . . .
2021-Oct Unclenching the Fists Kira Kovalenko 2021 Russia
2021-Oct Night Blooms Stephanie Joline 2021 Canada
2021-Oct Tin Can Seth A Smith 2020 Canada
2021-Oct Bipolar Queena Li 2021 China
2021-Oct Sin La Habana Kaveh Nabatian 2020 Canada
2021-Oct Moneyboys C.B. Yi 2021 Austria . . .
2021-Oct The Boathouse Hannah Cheesman 2021 Canada
2021-Oct What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? Alexandre Koberidze 2021 Germany . . .
2021-Oct Keep Rolling Man Lim Chung 2020 Hong Kong
2021-Oct Venetian Molecules Andrea Segre 2020 Italy