Wide-ranging narratives offer a window into contemporary Turkish cinema and culture.
Highlights include a spotlight on Costa Rica, indigenous language films, post-screening dialogues, and live music and dance performances.
The 13th annual Vancouver Taiwanese Film Festival (TWFF) returns to Vancouver from June 21 to 25 at the Vancouver International Film Centre.
Committed to cultivating curiosity and critical thought, the festival will present some of the very best in contemporary documentary cinema.
Sure to delight, move and amaze audiences of all ages, Reel to Real includes family friendly films and hands-on workshops.
The festival include 49 films from 19 different countries, including 18 local filmmakers.
Included will be 50 short, medium and feature-length films, including fiction and documentaries, along with invited guests.
Special for this year: A tribute to Bernardo Bertolucci.
This year's selections include 32 films from 14 countries, including 8 Canadian premieres.
This year's focus centres on the experiences of 3 million Syrian refugees in Turkey.
For 2018, VLAFF highlights the Andean Region, with a focus on films from Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru
The opening-night film, Father, by renowned Taiwanese director Li-chou Yang, is a Golden Horse Award-winning documentary capturing the magic of traditional glove puppetry.