What a whirlwind – the 28th annual Vancouver Queer Film Festival was an incredible success, with over 70 films from 20 countries and an audience of over 14,000 people attending the films, workshops, parties, and panels! Thank you to everyone who attended, from our faithful festies to our volunteers, sponsors, donors, and artists. To view all of our Festival photos, check out our VQFF Galleries page. Front Cover producer Stan Guingon and director Ray Yeung In Particular, barbara findlay director Becca Plucer Rose Butch at the VQFF Opening Party House of La Douche Shamentsut Nahanee & Marissa Nahanee performed a beautiful welcome song in Squamish to welcome us to the Coast Salish Territories. Standing ovation for In Particular, barbara findlay Strike a Pose dancers Jose Gutierez Xtravaganza and Kevin Stea at the Centrepiece Gala with artistic director Shana Myara Q+A with special guests Jose Gutierez Xtravaganza and Kevin Stea Waiting for SpaceMelt to begin Black Lives Matter Dance Party, featuring a Vogue workshop with Jose Gutierez Xtravaganza Q+A with Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things directors Michael Yerxa and Mark Kenneth Woods, lead by Harlan Pruden Making earrings at the Two Spirit Directions workshop with Harlan Pruden The Closing Gala Procession, led by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence See you next year!