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You Are the Blue

A seemingly normal girl, Kay loves art, listening to music and spending time with her best friend, Aiden. Her greatest joy is dancing, but underneath it all, Kay has been harbouring a deep secret. A secret that has impacted every thought, movement & breath…

Beatrice King

Beatrice King is a mixed Canadian writer/producer/actor and emerging director. Based in Vancouver, BC, she”s amassed over 40 acting credits in Film & TV. Her directorial debut, ”You Are the Blue”, is a unique story based on her personal journey. Beatrice coaches young actors at her studio, King Creative Studios.

Presented as Part Of WestCoast Shorts – Life’s Struggles


From 1889 to today, this documentary traces the journey and evolution of the Wing Sang Building and its inhabi...
14 min | Larry Chin, Sarah Ling | | World Premiere | English | Chinese
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The Gold Teeth

Sahra, an Afghan refugee in Canada asks an Iranian ex-dentist, Hamd, to extract her father''s gold teeth befor...
15 min | Alireza Kazemipour | | Vancouver Premiere | English | English
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Bound to No One

A poet incapable of translating her dream vision into her artwork resorts to plagiarizing an epitaph to craft ...
13 min | Hugh Liu | | Canadian Premiere | English, Ukrainian | Burn in Texts
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Three lives/Three paths: A rise in drug overdoses leads to an overcrowded hospital where a rookie cop sits gua...
12 min | Ranjit Samra | | BC Premiere. | English | No
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Beatrice King, James Kot, Eduard Witzke, Michael Khazen, Lisa Purves, Phil Planta
Eden Summer Gilmore, Connor Wong, Patricia Cullen, Jenna Lamb
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Screened at the Edmonton International 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