Handsome Devil

Genre: Comedy and Drama.
Film category: Feature.

Length: 95 minutes

After 11-days of laughing, crying, learning and connecting, come close the Festival with a feel-good comedy. Picture Dead Poets Society meets Glee at a Rugby obsessed Irish boy’s boarding school. CONTINUE

Chutney Popcorn

Genre: Comedy, Drama, and Family.
Film category: Feature.

Length: 92 minutes

Our special outdoor screening inspired us to bring back one of our all-time favourite films. Director Nisha Ganatra was born in Vancouver and raised in a traditional Indian household. She CONTINUE

A Million Happy Nows

Genre: Comedy and Drama.
Film category: Feature.

Length: 80 minutes

Albert Alarr is best known as an Emmy award-winning director and producer of Days of Our Lives; he is also one of the few filmmakers of colour working in daytime CONTINUE

Seventeen (Siebzehn)

Genre: Date Night and Drama.
Film category: Feature.

Length: 109 minutes

Monja Art’s debut feature film dishes up a classic, yet remarkably unique love triangle. In small-town Austria, Paula secretly swoons over shy and gentle Charlotte during the final weeks of CONTINUE

Taxi Stories

Genre: Drama.
Film category: Feature.

Length: 98 minutes

Doris Yeung’s sophomore feature may be the most ambitious, nuanced film of the Festival. Filmed in three different countries, Taxi Stories tells the story of a closeted cab driver in CONTINUE

Coast is Queer, The

Film category: Short films collection.

Length: 88 minutes

Our annual local program brings together debut and established filmmakers. Notably, Jason Karman is celebrating his seventeenth film with his suspenseful hockey-themed drama, Lions in Waiting. In turn, health researcher CONTINUE

195 Lewis

Genre: Drama.
Film category: Feature.

Length: 60 minutes

Race, queerness and polyamory are investigated with honesty and affection in this award-winning web series turned international film festival hit. Director Chanelle Aponte Pearson sets out to represent Bed-Stuy as CONTINUE

Body Electric (Corpo Elétrico)

Genre: Drama.
Film category: Feature.

Length: 94 minutes

Summer arrives and Elias, a young assistant at a busy garment factory in Sao Paulo, is dreaming of carefree parties and hot hook-ups. Outside of the factory’s long hours, Elias CONTINUE

Center of My World (Die Mitte der Welt)

Genre: Date Night and Drama.
Film category: Feature.

Length: 115 minutes

Phil returns to his small provincial hometown after his summer holidays to find his family is stranger than ever. His sister barely speaks to him, and his whimsical mother has CONTINUE

IndigiFemme: Body Sovereignties

Genre: Documentary and Drama.
Film category: Short films collection.

Length: 49 minutes

Opening comments with Si Sityaawks (Jessica Wood) and Sarah Hunt. Our film program begins with the self-discoveries of an Indigenous child, the focus of Cree/Métis director Gail Maurice’s latest short CONTINUE