Program Updates + Announcements

Mark this page as one of your favourites. Leading up to and during the Festival this is where to find all programming updates such as added screenings, special events, added guests, program catalogue corrections and other festival changes.

VIFF Repeats

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Newsletter Updates

We’re excited to bring back some of the Festival’s most popular films for encore screenings. Watch audience favourites until Thursday, October 17 at the Vancity Theatre (our year-round venue) and this Saturday (Oct 12) and Sunday (Oct 13) at the Rio Theatre and SFU Woodward’s.


Arctic Defenders – Sat. Oct 12, 2:00 pm SFU-GCA
Autumn’s Spring – Sat. Oct 12, 3:30 pm, Vancity
I Belong – Sat. Oct 12, 4:00 pm, SFU-CGA
Leap 4 Your Life – Sat. Oct 12, 6:00 pm, Vancity
A Lady in Paris – Sat. Oct 12, 6:45 pm, SFU-GCA
The Rocket – Sat. Oct 12, 7:00 pm, Rio
Rap Is WAR – Sat. Oct 12, 9:00 pm, Rio
Code Black – Sat. Oct 12, 9:00 pm, SFU-GCA
Burning Bush – Sun. Oct 13, 2:00 pm, Vancity
When I Walk – Sun. Oct 13, 2:00 pm, SFU-GCA
Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve – Sun. Oct 13, 4:15 pm, SFU-GCA
Salmon Confidential – Sun. Oct 13, 6:30 pm, SFU-GCA
Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia – Sun, Oct. 13, 6:45pm, Vancity

 

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer – Sun. Oct 13, 7:00 pm, Rio
Stand Clear of the Closing Doors – Sun. Oct 13, 8:15 pm, SFU-GCA
Liv & Ingmar – Sun. Oct 13, 8:45 pm, Vancity
A Field in England – Sun. Oct 13, 9:00pm, Rio
Felix – Mon. Oct 14, 4:30 pm, Vancity
The Venice Syndrome – Mon. Oct 14, 7:00 pm, Vancity
The Short(s) List – Mon. Oct 14, 9:00 pm, Vancity
Chi – Tue. Oct 15, 6:30 pm, Vancity
Finding Vivian Maier – Tue. Oct 15, 8:15 pm, Vancity
The Italian Character: The Story of a Great Italian Orchestra – Wed. Oct 16, 6:30 pm, Vancity
The Missing Picture – Wed. Oct 16, 8:45 pm, Vancity
On the Edge of the World – Thu. Oct 17, 6:30 pm, Vancity
From Neurons to Nirvana – Thu. Oct 17, 8:45 pm, Vancity


IMPORTANT: What's New This Year? 

OUR NEW THEATRES! We're delighted with our new venues. They are exactly what we were hoping for! Our committed supporters have helped us convert some of Vancouver's finest auditoriums into state-of-the-art cinemas during VIFF.We now have 3 DISTINCTIVE NEIGHOURHOODS: Granville & Davie, Commercial & Broadway and Gastown/Crosstown; the latter offering 3600 comfortable seats on 6 screens within 7 blocks of each other!   EXPANDED BOX OFFICES: All 7 VIFF theatres now act as advance box offices. Best of all, you can buy online and print at home. Or, simply display your tickets on your smart phone. (We don't need separate WILL CALL windows anymore, nor do we offer ticket sales by phone.)

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Our venues now include:The Centre for the Performing Arts
777 Homer Street (between Georgia & Robson)The Cinematheque
1131 Howe Street (at Helmcken)Cineplex Odeon International Village (8-10)
88 W Pender StreetRio Theatre
1660 E Broadway (at Commercial)SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
149 West Hastings Street (at Abbott)Vancity Theatre
1181 Seymour Street (at Davie)Vancouver Playhouse
600 Hamilton Street (at Dunsmuir)

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Oct. 17 - VIFF 2013: That's a Wrap!

Oct. 12 - VIFF 2013 Award Winners

Oct. 11 - Day 16 | Enjoy Festival Films All Year Long!

Oct. 10 - Day 15 | Get Your Ballots In!

Oct. 9 - Day 14 | VIFF Repeats Announced

Oct. 8 - Day 13 | The Long and Short of It!

Oct. 7 -  Day 12 | Young Film Fans Welcome!

Oct. 6 - Da 11 | BC Spotlight Winners Announced!

Oct. 5 - Day 10 | BC Films Embrace the Spotlight!

Oct. 5 - VIFF's 2013 BC Spotlight Award Winnders!

Oct. 4 - Day 9 | Special Guests In Town This Weekend!

Oct. 3 - Day 8 | Additional Screenings Announced!

Oct. 2 - Day 7 | The Forum Opens Today!

Oct. 1 - Day 6 | More Tickets Released for BC Spotlight Gala!

Sept. 30 - Day 5 | Screenings at The Playhouse Begin Today!

Sept. 29 - Day 4 | The Centre Resumes Screenings Today!

Sept. 28 - Day 3 | Today's Films + Favourites from Other Festivals

Sept. 27 - Must See BC WINNERS!

Sept. 27 - Day 2 | Breaking Bad Is Just The Beginning!

Sept. 26 - Day 1 | VIFF Opens TODAY!

Sept. 23 - Focus On Latin America, Spain and France

Sept. 20 - A Constellation of Science Related Films

Sept. 17 - Spotlight on The Rio

Sept. 14 - Showcase at The Playhouse

Sept. 11 - New Voices / New Visions / Altered States

Sept. 7 - Tickets on Sale! Mini-Guide available now! Galas & Special Presentations!

Sept. 5 - Passport to Asia + Highlights from Dragons & Tigers Series

Sept. 4 - BC Spotlight at VIFF

Sept. 4 - Canadian Images at VIFF

Aug. 26 - New Works from Time-honoured Directors + Tales from the Doc Side at VIFF

Aug. 19 - Arts & Adrenaline at VIFF

Aug. 12 - Award Winners at VIFF

Aug. 7 - VIFF's New Venues & Highlights from Cannes