21st Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival Nov. 2-5, 2017

“Visual Landscapes” is the theme of the 21st Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF). This year’s theme showcases and celebrates the Asian-Canadian cinematic landscape through films that show various perspectives of Canada. VAFF will showcase four days of films produced locally, nationally and internationally from November 2 to 5, 2017. I’ve attended VAFF for several years…

Short Films at Vancouver International Film Festival 2017

With students back to school, the first golden orange leaves falling off the maple trees, we are wrapping up Vancouver’s Indian summer with the 36th Annual Vancouver International Film Festival. This year’s festival started with a gala evening of Canadiana with Vancouver film, Meditation Park, produced by award-winning alum, Mina Shum. Along with featured films…

#VAFF20 Amazing Asian-Canadian Films

The Vancouver Asian Film Fest (VAFF) celebrated its 20th anniversary last weekend, and Vancouver Bits and Bites were delighted to walk the red carpet along with them. The schedule was packed with panels, shorts, and feature films, all centered around the theme “homecoming”. Alice and I got the chance to see four films and a collection…

VIFF Shorts Part 2: Greyhounds, Hostels, and Palestine

The weather’s getting chilly, people are getting flu-y, which means it’s time to get cozy. There’s nothing better than good films and hot coco when the October chill starts fogging your breath up. I’m back with three more short films from the 35th Vancouver International Film Fest! Today’s themes are Disquiet in Paradise, Fragments of my…

Vancouver International Film Festival Shorts!

Fall is here, and with its chilly arrival we get sweaters, hot drinks, and the Vancouver International Film Festival! Now in its 35th year, VIFF is showing a series of short films to go with the usual array of international features. The shorts are sorted into four overarching themes, and I got the chance to…