Best of: Love Letters

Runtime: 85 min

Rating: PG

Festival year: 2016

Best of: Love Letters

From the kinkiest leather opera to barbershop flirtations, this collection of some of our favourite shorts of the year takes us through courtships, break-ups to celebrate, and searching for a lost love in a country that doesn’t understand or believe. A whimsical and true-to-life collection that reminds us of the irresistible joys and pains of love.

Screening Sponsors: Delta Airlines, Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association, VIFF Vancity Theatre

MeTube2: August Sings Carmina Burana
Daniel Moshel | Austria | 2016 | 5 min
They’re back with the kinkiest, most celebratory approach to opera, ever.
Caravan Park
Jason Karman | Canada | 2015 | 12 min
A lesson in how not to act when your girlfriend chooses someone else.
Dimitris Toulias | UK | 2016 | 10 min
After a lifetime together, how do you say goodbye?
Roberto Fiesco | Mexico | 2016 | 20 min
Carlos sweeps the floor of an old-time barbershop. This is where he meets Julio, who returns when the shop is closed to ask him to dance.
You Deserve Everything
Goran Stolevski | Australia | 2015 | 18 min
A doctor’s tentative romance with the hospital’s Arabic interpreter is evolving into something deeper. But everything is not as it seems.
Cecilie McNair | Denmark | 2016 | 20 min
The day when a lesbian asylum seeker’s case is decided is also the day when she makes a last attempt to find her girlfriend, who disappeared during their joint escape from Uganda.