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A retired army general and his live-in nurse find they are not alone in a house filled with dark secrets.

Thomas Affolter

Thomas has been writing, producing, and directing award-winning films since he was a teenager and is arguably the most ginger out of all four Affolter brothers. Running Vancouver-based Foreshadow Films with his brothers, Thomas is dedicated to creating unique, compelling stories that challenge our perception of the world, and of ourselves.

Presented as Part Of WestCoast Shorts – All About Life


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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Upon his return from being away, Romeo re-visits his memory of asking out his long time friend, Cece. We unrav...
5 min | Carlo Fortin | | English | NA
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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