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After signing with an ”agency”, a young singer moves into her new company apartment. During her first live-stream, she is hypnotized by a generous fan. The morning after, she wakes up from a fetishistic nightmare with black goo in her mouth. Soon, she develops insomnia and everything becomes a blur…

Jack Li

Jack Li is a Canadian-Chinese independent filmmaker based in Beijing, China. He has over a decade of experience in both acting and directing for theater, with five years in documentary work and education in theater performance. He is natively fluent in English, Mandarin, and can also communicate in conversational French.

Presented as Part Of V4 – Canadian Shorts Narrative – Virtual- Horror/Sci-Fi/Suspense/Comedy

Green Heart

In a future not too far from our own, Avery, a young neglected teenager with a mysterious condition, spends he...
17 min | Vann Ferderber | | World Premiere | English | None
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Adorned with magazines, posters, and cosmetic products, Maggie''s room is a manifestation of the influence of ...
5 min | Paul Persic | | World Premiere | English | N/A
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A lone girl suddenly realizes she’s been trapped - surrounded in all directions, she fights and runs. There...
15 min | Jennifer Li | | BC Premiere | English | Available
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''Copykat'' follows Mika, a graphic designer who accuses her colleague Kat, a creative director, of plagiarizi...
5 min | Gino delos Reyes | | Western Canada Premiere | English | None
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Jack Li
Wang Xin Xin
FeatureD on
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2023 – Asia International Competition, 7th Annual Beijing Short Film Festival

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