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In the coming months, VIFF will be introducing a new, expanded donor program with exciting festival and year-round benefits. We look forward to sharing the details with you as soon as possible.

You may wonder why does VIFF need donations?

As a charitable cultural organization, VIFF relies on the generous philanthropic contributions of people like you who love film and are passionate about our city’s own Vancouver International Film Festival.

The Vancouver International Film Centre + Vancity Theatre are available for private rentals, and/or group bookings from November through August.

For facilty information please see our "Rental" section of our web site.

A range of year-round corporate partnership opportunities are available to suit your business needs, sponsorship objectives, and budget.

We offer Official Supplier opportunities, naming rights, display/sampling rights, and proprietary platform associations. Some of our popular year-round programming series include:

Interested in recognizing a loved one’s passion for film and wish to make a more lasting tribute?

Please consider participating in our Vancity Theatre Seat Campaign.

Put your name, or the name of your loved one, on a seat of your choice at our Vancity Theatre. You will receive a tax receipt for the full donation amount ($1,000 for one seat, $1,500 for two seats). Your plaque will adorn the seat of your choice for five years.

Check back to this page in the late fall to find out about Group Sales.


Come enjoy some of the best cinema from around the world in the state-of-the-art, luxurious and comfy Vancity Theatre.

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In both comfort and technology, the Vancity Theatre is Vancouver's most exciting cinema. 

Theatre seating capacity: 170

Atrium standing room capacity: 254

Vancity Theatre

The beautifully appointed theatre with balcony and stage can be used to screen films, video and multi-media or to host seminars, multi-media lectures, forums and live performances (music, theatre, dance). From the ultra-comfortable seats with exceptional legroom, to the state-of-the-art projection and sound equipment, the Vancity Theatre is a flexible multi-use first-rate venue. Capacity: 170