Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2018: Win Passes

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Celebrating the best in independent queer cinema, the 30th annual Vancouver Queer Film Festival is Vancouver’s second largest film festival and the largest queer arts event in Western Canada.

More than just film, the Festival also hosts performances, workshops, panel discussions, parties and more, creating a unique community space for eleven days each August. With over 70 films from 15 countries, this year’s Festival Spotlights include: decolonizing discipline(s): a two-spirit showcase; RISE: Youth Spotlight; Trans Women On Screen Spotlight; and a Spotlight on The Artist.

VQFF Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Where: Thursday, August 9 to Sunday, August 19, 2018
Tickets: Available online now
When: Various venues: Vancouver Playhouse, Cineplex Odeon International Village, SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, VIFF Vancity Theatre, and the York Theatre.

VQFF Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2018 Poster

VQFF is proud to welcome Thirza Cuthand (Plains Cree & Scot) as this year’s Visiting Artist In Residence. For over 20 years, Cuthand has been producing videos that tackle issues of sexuality, madness, youth, love, and race. Her short film 2 Spirit Introductory Special $19.99 screened to acclaim at the 2017 Festival. She is this year’s winner of the Anniversary Media Art Award at the Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

View the full VIFF film lineup here »

VQFF 2018 opens at the Vancouver Playhouse with the Canadian premiere of Yen Tan’s 1985, a critically-observed period piece brought to life by an acclaimed cast including Cory Michael Smith, Michael Chiklis, Virginia Madsen, and Jamie Chung.

The Festival’s Centrepiece Gala Film is the dramatic comedy White Rabbit co-written by and starring comedian Vivian Bang, who takes us on the often awkward and hilarious journey of a queer Korean American performance artist struggling to be heard and seen in modern Los Angeles.

Win Passes

I have 3 x pairs of tickets to give away for VQFF, here’s how you can enter to win:

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Follow the VQFF on Facebook and Twitter #VQFF2018 for more info. The tickets are good for any film but are subject to availability. I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Friday, August 3, 2018.

Update The winner is Leanne S!

13 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. JamesMonday, July 30th, 2018 — 9:53am PDT

    Can’t wait to see some of this years films, always an amazing collection!

  2. MarinaMonday, July 30th, 2018 — 11:27am PDT

    Love this fest!

  3. Leanne SMonday, July 30th, 2018 — 12:56pm PDT

    I’d love to see some films this year!

  4. Amy LauMonday, July 30th, 2018 — 1:42pm PDT

    Love the festival! Great movies!

  5. SophieMonday, July 30th, 2018 — 2:54pm PDT

    This sounds like a great film festival 🙂

  6. TalTuesday, July 31st, 2018 — 10:37am PDT

    This would be great to go to!

  7. Jason BTuesday, July 31st, 2018 — 11:24pm PDT


  8. Angela MWednesday, August 1st, 2018 — 10:40am PDT

    So many great films to see!

  9. Trevor MWednesday, August 1st, 2018 — 11:46am PDT

    It is always great to get out to the film festival!

  10. Shelley ButcherWednesday, August 1st, 2018 — 12:23pm PDT

    I would love to go with my daughter.

  11. Bonnie Y.Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 — 9:40pm PDT

    Always some great films at Queer Film Festival.

  12. Emily TThursday, August 2nd, 2018 — 10:38am PDT

    This would be such a great time!

  13. Philip S.Monday, August 6th, 2018 — 9:33pm PDT

    Always a fan of these events and I am glad you are supporting and highlighting the event this year. I look forward to thought provoking films this year. Cheers.

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