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Festival 2.0

Anti-Valentines Day

ANTI-VALENTINE’S DAY

 

Broken relationships, a volcanic explosion, and lots of drinking; this is a collection of the least romantic films streaming at VFF. Watch them if you’re feeling less than festive.

Programmer Picks

PROGRAMMER PICKS

 

With over 1100 film submissions to review, programming a film festival is no small task. Wonder which films VFF Head Programmer Kinga Binkowska is most excited about this year? Check out these programmer picks.

NORDIC FEATURES TO CATCH AT VFF

NORDIC FEATURES TO CATCH AT VFF

 

VFF Online is a perfect companion for anyone embracing the Danish coziness culture known as hygge this winter. These films pair nicely with fuzzy sweaters, Swedish meatballs, or a splash of akvavit. Say “Skål!” to these Nordic selections.

Indigenous-Made Films

INDIGENOUS-MADE FILMS TO STREAM AT VFF

 

The stories told in our Indigenous-made selections are thrilling, complex, and poetic. Be sure to catch these titles during the festival.

Made in B.C.

MADE IN B.C.

 

British Columbia is nicknamed Hollywood North for a reason; it’s known for producing great films, like these selections. Some of these were shot right here on Vancouver Island. See if you can spot any familiar places.

Modern Mix

THE MODERN MIX

 

Curated by the millennials on the festival staff, this is a list for all of the 20/30-somethings who want to watch good films but are overwhelmed by the vast selection. We got you.

Queer Selections

QUEER SELECTIONS TO CATCH AT VFF

 

From Australia to France to Israel – these films prove that queer representation has no borders. Here are the queer films to catch at this year’s festival.

French Features

SEVEN FRENCH FEATURES TO WATCH AT VFF

 

From award-winning comedies, to musical documentaries, to haunting dramas – the French-language lineup will keep you entertained while you stay home. Say “Salut!” to these French features.

Feature Film Debuts

FEATURE FILM DEBUTS AT VFF

 

The Victoria Film Festival is proud to support emerging filmmakers; we also like to brag that we knew about them before everyone else. There are 13 incredible directors whose first features will be screening at the festival the year.