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5 Must-See Films at VIFF 2023, Curtis Woloschuk

5 films

VIFF's director of programming, Curtis Woloschuk, shares his five must-see films at this year's festival.

See the full VIFF 2023…

  • 19B
  • About Dry Grasses
  • Aitamaako'tamisskapi Natosi: Before the Sun
  • All Ears
  • All the Days of May

2023 Vancouver International Film Festival

211 films

The 42nd Vancouver International Film festival runs September 28 to October 8, 2023. Explore the festival lineup below and secure…

  • Midnight Cowboy
  • The Zen Diary
  • Desperate Souls, Dark City and the Legend of Midnight Cowboy
  • Scrapper
  • The Unknown Country

Now Playing at the VIFF Centre

14 films

It is time to celebrate cinema in a big way, on the big screen...together. We are excited to share an…

  • The Shining
  • The Blues Brothers
  • The Stunt Man
  • Atlantic City
  • Raging Bull

Back to the 80s

61 films

What would you do if, like Marty McFly, you were given the chance to travel back in time – say,…

  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
  • Castle in the Sky
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Only Yesterday

Studio Ghibli Forever!

23 films

It’s been ten years since Hayao Miyazaki — the world’s greatest animator — released his last film, The Wind is…

  • Le Corbeau
  • La Chienne
  • La Bête Humaine
  • Port of Shadows
  • Daybreak

French Noir (1931-1959)

12 films

French critics invented the term “film noir” in the mid-1950s to describe the wave of downbeat American crime thrillers of…

  • Malcolm X
  • In the Heat of the Night
  • The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings
  • Purple Rain
  • Under the Cherry Moon

Black History Month at the VIFF Centre

18 films

We hope you’ll agree, February is as good a time as any to celebrate Black film, Black film artists, Black…

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles
  • Vertigo
  • Beau Travail
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Man with a Movie Camera

Pantheon: The Greatest Films of All Time

12 films

PANTHEON is a new monthly series running at the VIFF Centre throughout 2023, a selection of the “greatest movies of…

  • RRR
  • Yamadonga
  • Magadheera
  • Maryada Ramanna
  • Eega

Tollywood or Bust: The Movie Maximalism of S.S. Rajamouli

7 films

In December, the New York Film Critics Circle bestowed their Director of the Year award to S.S. Rajamouli for his…

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Bottle Rocket
  • Rushmore
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Isle of Dogs

Welcome to Wes World

10 films

Celebrate the marvelous cinema of Wes Anderson with a retrospective journey through all 10 of his beloved feature films, kicking…

  • 1341 Frames of Love and War
  • Eight Stories About My Hearing Loss
  • A Fire Inside
  • A Matter of Trust
  • A Moral Man

2022 Vancouver International Film Festival

176 films

The 41st annual Vancouver International Film festival runs September 29 to October 9, 2022. Explore the festival lineup below and…

  • Harold and Maude
  • M*A*S*H
  • Gimme Shelter
  • Wanda
  • Two-Lane Blacktop

Ragged Glory: Summer in the 70s

67 films

Indulge in the pleasure of nostalgia this summer with our spotlight series on 1970s American cinema, Ragged Glory: Summer in…