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Love at Fifty

Kee, a divorced mother of two in her 50s, weighs the prospect of an unlikely romance against its challenges when she meets a jovial—and romantically inexperienced—delivery person at her coffeeshop job.

Tan Wei Ting

Tan Wei Ting was first trained in theatre and later went to film school. Her debut short film “CA$H” was selected for International Competition at the 41st Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France. She was from the pioneer batch of ARTivate — youth wing of Drama Box.

Presented as Part Of V13 – Int’l Narrative Shorts (3) – Films From Warmer Climates

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Emily is hopeless at online dating. While she contemplates her singledom, she cares for her wheelchair-bound a...
19 min | Laura Low | | Canadian Premiere | Cantonese, Mandarin | Embedded in video
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April’s Interlude

Shan is a cosmetician who runs a beauty salon with her partner. When beauty salons must be closed due to the p...
30 min | Erica KWOK Chung Yee | | Canadian Premiere | Cantonese, English and French | English
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FeatureD on
33rd Singapore International Film Festival (Southeast Asian Short Film Competition, Singapore)
45th Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (Short Film Market Picks 2023, France)
15th Seoul International Senior Film Festival (International Short Film Competition, Korea)
15th Psarokokalo International Short Film Festival (International Competition, Greece)
8th Dalmatia Film Festival (Official Selection, Croatia)
8th Hobnobben Film Festival (Official Selection, United States)
12th Visioni Corte International Film Festival (Finalist, Italy)
2023 Haebangchon International Short Film Festival (Official Selection, Korea)
27th Vancouver Asian Film Festival (Official Selection, Canada)
19th Mini Film Festival (S-Express, Malaysia)
Minikino Film Week 9 (S-Express, Indonesia)
27th Thai Short Film & Video Festival (S-Express, Thailand)

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