The Vancouver International Film Festival has officially kicked off

Sep 27 2018, 11:59 pm

The Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) is officially on.

Film fanatics and documentary-lovers will be able to enjoy one of the largest selections of East Asian films outside of that region, a vibrant documentary program, and one of the biggest showcases of Canadian film in the world.

The festival will kick off with Kim Nguyen’s story of high-frequency stock trading, The Hummingbird Project, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård, and Selma Hayek.

This year’s BC Spotlight Gala on October 6 will be screening the world premiere of Robin Hays’ Anthem of a Teenage Prophet, starring Cameron Monaghan.

The festival will close on October 12 with Jason Reitman’s The Front Runner, starring Hugh Jackman.

Other notable VIFF 2018 events include:

  • Creator Talk with Michael Schur at The Rio Theatre — September 30
  • Tribute Award with Jean Marc VallĂ©e at The Playhouse — October 2
  • Bethune: The Making of a Hero (special event screening) at Vancity Theatre — October  5

Passes for VIFF are available online or in-person at the Vancity Theatre Box Office. Single ticket prices range from $13 to $22.

The 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival 2018

Where: Vancity Theatre – 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver

When: Thursday, September 27 to Friday, October 12, 2018

Tickets: Available online now or in-person at the Vancity Theatre Box Office Single ticket prices range from $13 to $22.

Daily Hive is a proud media sponsor of the 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival 

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