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Use our search function below to sort the films by their English title, the names of directors, or their country of origin. Films can also be filtered by series, genre, or Vancouver International Film Festival venue. You can also browse by film series by visiting our Browse By Series page.

The majority of films in the Vancouver International Film Festival are unrated and you must be 18 and purchase a $2 VIFF membership to attend a screening. However, a selection of films are open to all ages.

Before you make your purchase, please note The Rio is 19+ exclusively with the exception of the rated High School Screenings at this venue.

Duration: 6 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

When the person who’s supposed to be closest to you is no more than a stranger…

Drama
Duration: 11 mins
Country of Origin: Australia, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

A man has a fateful chance encounter with his wife—five years after she walked out…

Drama
Duration: 13 mins
Country of Origin: UK, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

A man tries to save the life of a minuscule fish but the situation spirals out of control.

Drama
Duration: 14 mins
Country of Origin: Albania, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

A middle-aged Albanian man documents himself on the day he has decided to blow himself up.

Drama
Duration: 1 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

Sometimes you are your own greatest ally. (United Way Care to Change Video Competition winner.)

Duration: 4 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

Bernie Custis, 83, was the first black quarterback in professional football. This is his story.

Duration: 5 mins
Country of Origin: India, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

A young Bengali gentleman has a fascinating adventure, in which his love for film transcends the reality of the city he lives in.

(Les Papillons Noirs)
Duration: 18 mins
Country of Origin: France, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

Can a road trip to an unexpected place be a miraculous healing experience?

Drama
Duration: 1 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

What would bullying look like if we saw it for what it is? (United Way Care to Change Video Competition winner.)

(Business As Usual - Der Prophet fliegt mit)
Duration: 11 mins
Country of Origin: Germany, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

Fear, prejudice and misunderstandings collide on a crowded airplane in the last minutes before takeoff.

Drama
Duration: 106 mins
Country of Origin: Various Countries, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

Compassion is an important quality in how we treat others. It’s also the predominant counterpoint to more selfish interests in these thoughtful tales concerning interpersonal relations and powerful drama.

Experimental & Avant garde, Drama, Sci-fi & Horror
Duration: 6 mins
Country of Origin: Mexico, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

Wandering through the old rooms of his childhood, a young boy uses his wild imagination to fight the grief of leaving his home.

Duration: 1 mins
Country of Origin: Brazil, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

A careless being destroys his environment without caring about the consequences, until nature takes charge.

Duration: 1 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

Environmentalism and free consciousness: tension escalates until something has to break.

Duration: 9 mins
Country of Origin: UK, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

When you’re depressed and on edge, reconnecting with a childhood friend in a bar might not be the best idea.

Drama
Duration: 1 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

What happens when love exists outside of the high school norm? (United Way Care to Change Video Competition winner.)

Duration: 4 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

The journey of a toy car takes us on a memorable journey through time and across generations in rural Quebec.

Duration: 16 mins
Country of Origin: Australia, 2013
Series:
International Shorts

A school music-room turf-war threatens to disrupt Ethan’s entire negative world view.

Romance, Youth Under 18 May Attend
Duration: 4 mins
Country of Origin: Canada, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

Three friends struggle to realize their identities inside a shifting love triangle that fractures their friendship.

(Au Sol)
Duration: 19 mins
Country of Origin: France, 2014
Series:
International Shorts

A family runs into the unbending rules of airport regulations which conspire against them.

Drama

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