Vancity Theatre Basic Membership — $2


  • To see films at the Vancity Theatre, you mustwith a few exceptionsbe age 19 or older and be a member of our registered non-profit society.  

  • Why? Similar to the Vancouver International Film Festival, most of the films we screen are unclassified (not rated) and, under B.C. law, in order to see unclassified films you must be a registered member of a film society. Only members are permitted to be present at the place where a non-classified film is being exhibited.

  • Also, Vancity Theatre is a licensed premise. Filmgoers can enjoy a glass of beer or wine before or after our screenings. Our license allows us to serve alcohol to Vancity Theatre members over 19 years of age only. 

  • Membership is by annual subscription and is limited to persons who are 19 years of age or over.

  • VIFF / Vancity Theatre is responsible for operating in compliance with the Motion Picture Act and Consumer Protection BC.

  • By joining the society, you are entitled to attend the next Annual General Meeting. 

  • This membership is NOT valid for the Vancouver International Film Festival or rental events.


The new VIFF+ program will offer you more value:

  • Greater discounts on individual tickets at year-round screenings at Vancity Theatre
  • New discounted prices on single tickets, ticket packs, and passes at the Vancouver International Film Festival including the opportunity to take advantage of even greater savings at our VIFF+ Cardholder Day in August
  • Vouchers for free popcorn at the Vancity Theatre concession
  • Learn more