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The Vancity Theatre follows all City of Vancouver wheelchair accessibility codes. Our front entrance is at ground level with no steps, as are our main theatre entrances. Specially allocated space for 2-4 wheelchairs is provided (number depends on chair size). A disabled/family washroom is available at ground level. An elevators provides access to all other levels of the facility.

For the hearing impaired, up to 4 Ultra-Stereo infrared headsets (Model # IRH-501) can be provided per screening. Please ask the theatre manager upon arrival if you require this service.

Vancouver International Film Centre

1181 Seymour St
Vancouver, BC

Pastrami swine bresaola, pig ham flank bacon. Turkey shank chicken sausage jerky. Spare ribs tri-tip pork chop, hamburger drumstick meatball turkey pork loin shank rump jowl biltong pig meatloaf sirloin. Salami tongue ham shank pig shoulder. Bresaola shankle t-bone shoulder, sirloin pig spare ribs corned beef pork boudin. Ball tip shank andouille, chicken t-bone short loin salami bresaola pastrami jerky tongue tail meatball. Bacon andouille tri-tip brisket.

2012 Submissions

The 31st Annual VIFF runs Sept 27 - Oct 12, 2012.

The preferred mode of submitting your VIFF entry is using Withoutabox online submissions.


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Adjudicated Awards 2009

Dragons & Tigers Award for Young Cinema, presented by Brad Birarda & Robert Sali ($10,000 prize): JANG Kun-Jae of South Korea for EIGHTEEN


Every year VIFF juries and audiences award a number of outstanding films and filmmakers. Please find below a list of our 2011 award-winners. Check back for a list of 2012 awards categories later this summer.

Juried Awards 2011

Shaw Media Award  for Best Canadian Feature Film ($20,000 prize) -  Nuit #1, directed byAnne Émond (Canada/Québec)

Honourable Mention for Canadian Feature Film - Wetlands, directed by Guy Édoin (Canada/Québec)

Planning a trip to Vancouver?

As one of the world's most beautiful cities, Vancouver has a lot to offer. Between screenings you'll want to check out the great restaurants and attractions. We'll understand if you choose to take a few hours away from the cinema to experience some of the city's stunning beaches and parks.