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Upon his return from being away, Romeo re-visits his memory of asking out his long time friend, Cece. We unravel the contrast of their relationship then, and now.

Carlo Fortin

Carlo is an emerging Filipino-Canadian filmmaker in Vancouver. Starting his acting career in 2017, he has credits that span from commercials. voiceover, film and TV. He would soon jump behind the lens and discover his love and talent as a writer, director and editor.

Presented as Part Of WestCoast Shorts – All About Life


A retired army general and his live-in nurse find they are not alone in a house filled with dark secrets....
13 min | Thomas Affolter | | World Premiere | English / Vietnamese | NA
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Starring Canada''s Drag Race legend Kendall Gender, STAY is a tender exploration of relationships. Kaleb (Ivy ...
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Meet Melody; at fifteen, she is outspoken, intelligent, creative, and dreams of performing in her school talen...
15 min | Ava Maria Safai | | BC Premiere | English, Farsi | English
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During a snowy Chinese Spring Festival, a chance encounter between a postman Aiden and Jerome, a PHD student w...
15 min | Thomas Mai | | Western Canada Premiere | Chinese Dialect + English | English
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Caught between a dream and a nightmare, Greyson is being preyed on by a creature that took the form of Naomi, ...
9 min | Thomas Chretien | | English | No
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Carlo Fortin, Moheb Jindran, Allen Xu
Moheb Jindran, Gabrielle Jacinto
FeatureD on
DisOrient, Shits N Giggles, AltFF, Austin Micro, Diwa Filipino
Award Winner
Best Director Winner, AltFF Finalist, Shits N Giggles Best Romantic Comedy Nominee, Austin Micro Finalist, Austin Micro

Festival passes

This year, VAFF 2023 FESTIVAL, screening programs in person and virtual will be organized into various series in order to better highlight the diverse content in our festival. These Series include Spotlight Series, Documentary Features Series, Narrative Features Series, Westcoast Shorts Series, Canadian Shorts Series, International Short Series, Animation Series, VAFF Industry Insight Series and Special Events.

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Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas

88 W Pender St 3rd floor, Vancouver, BC V6B 6N9

Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas

88 W Pender St 3rd floor, Vancouver, BC V6B 6N9