From a record 180 submissions, the 2018 Vancouver Short Film Festival will feature 31 films by British Columbia filmmakers.
The 2018 Vancouver Short Film Festival takes place at the Vancity Theatre on January 26 & 27. Visit http://vsff.com for tickets and information.
Here are five films we think you should not miss at this year’s festival:
Mary Galloway’s film is the story of an Aboriginal girl who must choose between running from her abusive father or staying as a devoted nanny, family is all about perspective.
This animated documentary from Alli MacKay brings three transgender voices to light while they share their intimate relationships with their identities.
The Good Fight
This short from filmmaker Mintie Pardoe is the story of a young nun yearns to explore her sexuality before taking her final vows and committing to a lifetime of celibacy.
A finalist at last year’s Crazy 8s Film Festival, Lawrence Le Lam’s film follows a Korean-American high school student who finds himself drawn to LA’s underground hip hop scene, where he discovers a platform to confront his painful past.
From filmmaker Peter Faint, this is the story of a boy, oppressed by his social standing at school, who dangerously finds community in the racist and misogynist forums of the Alt Right.