Win Vancouver Queer Film Festival Tickets


Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 — 2:14pm PST
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The 27th annual Vancouver Queer Film Festival is coming up August 13th-23rd at the Vancouver Playhouse, Cineplex Odeon International Village and SFU Woodwards. Celebrating the best in independent queer cinema, this is the largest queer arts event in Western Canada and the second-largest film festival in Vancouver.

Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Over 80 films will be showcased from 20 countries, with themes ranging from transgender trailblazers to spectacular queer con artists. The festival also includes a variety of performances, panels and workshops.

VQFF2015This year’s festival celebrates a resounding collection of home-brewed queer films from the local, edgy documentary Bearded Ladies: The Photography of Rosamond Norbury by Sharon McGowan (Better Than Chocolate), to All Yours, which tackles the realities of the gay-for-pay industry, emotional labour and loneliness, and the bilingual drama What We Have (Ce qu’on a) to Portrait of a Serial Monogamist, a Torontonian queer coming-of-middle-age film that ignites laughter and tears with the most affecting lesbian cat funeral. Also featured at the festival is a tailor-made archival program, Still Not Over It: 70 Years of Queer Canadian Film, and the arrival of a signature new comedic talent in the film Guidance.

In conjunction with Out in Schools, this year’s festival invites youth to indulge in a summer of cinema. Reflecting on global queer youth culture and LGBTQ community activism, this brave and deep collection of films reflects the path already travelled and inspires hope for the journey ahead. From the Youth Shorts Program Bright Eyes, Queer Hearts to the queerlands of Brooklyn with Naz & Maalik to the sacrifices people make for love in Those People and How to Win at Checkers (Every Time), this year’s lineup is a spectacular summer treat.


Adding some spice to the Vancouver Queer Film Festival and proving once again that some of the best queer cinema comes from Latin America, selections from Mexico, Chile, Venezuela and Brazil bring together common themes of birth family and chosen family blended with a wryly-humourous approach to assessing one’s place in the world. Find the full schedule online and you can also download the PDF program guide.

Tickets are on sale now. Follow the Vancouver Queer Film Festival on Facebook and Twitter for the latest information.

Win Vancouver Queer Film Festival Tickets

I have 6 film tickets to give away (to your choice of VQFF film) as well as a pair of tickets to the festival’s opening gala party on August 13th! Here’s how you can enter to win:

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    • RT to enter to win @queerfilmfest tix + gala tix from @Miss604 http://ow.ly/PXrVS

      I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 10:00pm on Thursday, July 30, 2015.

Update The winner is Brenda!

Current contests on Miss604.com

20 comments

  1. Shelly says:

    Would love to go!

  2. Grace says:

    I’d love to check out out the festival again!

  3. Leanne S says:

    I’d love to go.

  4. MK Low says:

    One of my favourite festivals of the year!

  5. Robert says:

    I go every year. I bought a pass last year and really indulged. It got a little crazy though. I did like 10 films in five days. Independent film is so much richer than most of the stuff that comes out of the big studios!

  6. Benny says:

    Would love to go the the Film Fest this year!

  7. susannah says:

    Can never afford to do cool stuff like this. Would love the chance to attend!

  8. dee says:

    clubs my daughter wants to join next year: GSA and film

  9. Jason says:

    This Film Fest would be interesting.

  10. Allen says:

    I’ve always wanted to go to the film festival. This year I set a goal to try and achieve as many ‘firsts’ as possible. First time going to Capilano Suspension Bridge, first time going to a Zumba class, etc. Would love to add ‘first time at a film festival I’ve always wanted to go to’ to my list 🙂

  11. Bonnie says:

    There are always some interesting films at Queer Film Fest.

  12. Destiny says:

    I want to go

  13. Brenda says:

    I have never been and would love to check out some new films

  14. Ariel C says:

    yes please!

  15. Tim says:

    Sounds like a lot of fun!

  16. Margaret says:

    I so look forward to this film festival every year! One of these years, I will take the whole 10 days off and attend films all day every day! That is the dream…

  17. Jeffrey Dean says:

    Thanks for the Compilation of Events, makes it easier to find something to do! I’d love to go to QFF again

  18. Mary says:

    We’d love to go to the gala!

  19. Lana says:

    I have never attended this kind of event, would love to go!

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