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Unwavering is a story about familial love conquering all odds. It is a throwback to the life lessons a mother teaches her children, in order to, not just survive in Canada, but also thrive. Lan is a single mother to four children, overcoming seemingly insurmountable odds, in order to provide a brighter future for her children.

Jason Chau

Jason Chau is a creative producer best known for producing the award winning documentary ”Real Fur.” Together with award winning editor Lawrence Wong, producer Solara Dang, cinematographer, Sammy Su, and a host of talented film makers–brings the story of Unwavering to the screen.

Presented as Part Of WestCoast Doc Shorts

She Sings for the World

Amidst Vancouver's multicultural backdrop, a Chinese-Canadian student explores his Opera Singer mother's enigm...
18 min | Beau Han Bridge | | Canadian Premiere | Mandarin & English | English
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House Special: Food is Love

In Chinese culture, we say ''I love you'' through food. In answering the age-old question: how did food come t...
22 min | Ryan Mah | | World Premiere | English | Yes
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Finding Fred Lee

He was the first Chinese-Canadian soldier to volunteer for his country that denied him the vote. He was select...
27 min | Jack M Gin | | Vancouver Premiere | English | English
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Jason Chau – Solara Dang
Lan, Eric Lee, Lisa Chan, Uncle Andy
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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