The 17th Vancouver Latin American Film Festival will take place from August 22 - September, 1, 2019 in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF) is a charitable organization with the mission to exhibit and promote Latin American cinema in Canada. We showcase the works of both emerging and established independent filmmakers and media artists in a range of formats from experimental to documentary to classic narrative.

Since 2003, every autumn we present our annual 11-day festival to explore and celebrate the art of contemporary Latin American, Latin-Canadian, and Indigenous filmmaking.

VLAFF provides Vancouver audiences with the opportunity to experience a dynamic selection of contemporary Latin American cinema and interact with guest filmmakers from around the world.

Short Film Competition (for fiction and documentary shorts) - $500 (CAD)

Youth Choice Award for Best New Director (no cash prize)

Audience Award (no cash prize)

Overall Rating
  • This was an incredible opportunity to showcase the work of Latin American filmmakers. Excellent festival, AMAZING FILMS. I am not only happy to have been part of this festival, but I highly recommend it... Congratulations to VLAFF.

    September 2019