2017 FESTIVAL

The 29th Vancouver Queer Film Festival runs from August 10 to August 20, 2017.

Find the right ticket for you, whether you want a single ticket or are committed to seeing as many films as possible in the 11 days of the Festival!

 

 

Passes, six packs, and memberships

Please note that Scotiabank Super Passes include a Membership

If you need ticketing help, check out the FAQs at the bottom of this page, call our box office at 778-875-8363, or email box office at boxoffice@outonscreen.com

The Scotiabank Super Pass gives you access to all films & galas and entry to select events and parties. The Pass also includes your membership (no need to buy a separate membership card) and grants you front-of-line privileges. 19+ only. Photo ID required.

Make it count! Scotiabank will match ALL Super Pass purchases with a donation to the Festival.

All Scotiabank Super Passes purchased online will be mailed out.

 

HOW SUPER PASSES WORK

  1. Passholders must collect a screening slip before each screening to gain admission (slips are available 30-45 minutes before each screening at the film’s Passholder Table).
  2. A generous allotment of tickets is reserved for Passholders; however, seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  3. Passes are non-transferable. ID is required.

WHERE TO BUY

From July 6 until sold out.

Online – Scroll up to purchase Scotiabank Super Passes, Six Packs, and Memberships. Tickets for individual films and events can be purchased via the Films or Events pages, or our Schedule page.

At Scotiabank | Robson Street Branch
1205 Robson Street at Bute, Vancouver

Hours:
Mon to Wed: 9:30am to 5pm
Thu-Fri: 9:30am to 6pm
Sat: 9:30am to 4pm

Passes bought in branch are available at Early Bird price ($140) while quantities last.

Six Pack is a discounted ticket package valid for six (6) tickets to any standard-priced show, including Galas. Six Pack tickets may be used to purchase multiple tickets for the same screening, or used for six different screenings.

  • Tickets must be booked online in advance.
  • Does not include your membership(s).

Youth Six Pack – 24 or under? Grab a Youth Pass and get six (6) tickets for $30! Take yourself to six films, or take five friends to one film; use your six tickets any way you’d like.
Valid only for “Youth-Rated” screenings.

To see any films presented at the VQFF, you must become a member of The Vancouver Out On Screen Film and Video Society (Out On Screen). The Festival presents films in compliance with the Motion Picture Act and Consumer Protection BC. Also, your membership demonstrates support of our mission to illuminate, celebrate and advance queer lives through film, education, and dialogue.

MEMBERSHIP PERKS

  • Show your 2017 membership for entry to select post-film parties (19+ only)!
  • Enter for a chance to a pair of Scotiabank Super Passes for 2018’s 30th Anniversary Vancouver Queer Film Festival
  • Adult members are entitled to attend and vote at our AGM in 2018.

HOW TO BUY

Your membership may be purchased online or at the Membership Table prior to your first screening. Photo ID required.

Revenue generated by memberships supports the Vancouver Queer Film Festival and Out in Schools. By purchasing a membership, you’re making an investment in Out On Screen, and in our communities.

Remember:

  • you must show your membership card at every screening. If you lose or forget your card, you’ll need to purchase a new one.
  • If you have a Scotiabank Super Pass, your membership is included with your pass, and there’s no need to buy a separate membership.

ADULT MEMBERSHIP

Adult (voting) membership is available to anyone 18 or over at a cost of $5. As a voting member you can attend our AGM in 2018.

YOUTH MEMBERSHIP

A Youth (non-voting) membership is available to anyone 17 or under, at a cost of $2. This membership tier only allows minors to attend youth-rated screenings.

Single Tickets

*Access ticketing policy

Discounted tickets are available for students, seniors and underemployed patrons (no ID required). Memberships are only discounted for youth (17 yrs & under).

Where to buy Single Tickets

Tickets for every screening and event are available on our film and event listings pages, as well as our schedule page.

Don’t forget to purchase a membership for each person attending the Festival – You can purchase Memberships online or at the door at our Membership Table.

You can book online up to 1 hour before the screening. Save time and select ‘Electronic’ delivery at checkout to get your tickets delivered to your mobile device (you may opt to print your tickets or just show your tickets on your phone to be scanned in).

Thanks to our friends at Elevent – our new online home for ticketing allowing us to offer a more user-friendly buying process, electronic ticketing and ticket scanning at the door to serve you better.

Tickets are available at the following locations:

Little Sister’s

1238 Davie Street | Jul 13-26 & Aug 1-9 | 9am-11pm | Wheelchair accessible | Cash or debit | Service charges apply

 

Black Dog Video

1470 Commercial Drive | Jul 13-Aug 9 | 12pm-11pm | Wheelchair accessible | Service charges apply

  • Venue box office opens 45 minutes prior to the first screening of the day.
  • For that day and venue only
  • Cash only
  • Subject to availability

A limited number of select tickets will be available for purchase by visiting our VQFF street team at the following events:

  • Dyke March | Saturday,  August 5,  12:00pm-5:00pm | Grandview Park

TICKET FAQs

Will Call: Online orders available for pick-up at the venue for your first screening. Bring your ID and arrive 30-45 minutes before the screening time.

Electronic tickets: Skip the Will Call line and get your tickets delivered to your mobile device or print your tickets from home.

Any third-party ticketing fees will be added to your order total. We try and ensure that fees are kept to a minimum.  All prices include GST and credit card merchant fees.

Don’t despair! There’s always hope! For every show that is sold out, there is a Hope Line. Arrive at the screening early, join the Hope Line, and any available tickets we have remaining will be released for sale to folks waiting in the Hope Line right before showtime.

The best way to prevent missing a screening is to buy your tickets early!

Sorry, but we do not offer refunds or exchanges unless a screening is cancelled due to technical problems.

Relax, get comfy and socialize. If you have your ticket to the next screening, wait for us to verify your ticket or screening slip and take time to make new friends, visit the concession stand or take a quick nap. Note: in rare circumstances we may need to do some on-screen tests and will need you to temporarily leave the auditorium.

Latest screening changes and ticketing news are regularly added on our website, through Twitter and Facebook.

If you encounter any problems buying tickets through our online ticketing widgets, use the Elevent help window (blue box/icon in the lower right of your screen) to speak with an Elevent Agent.

If you need further help, you can always contact our box office

Box Office Phone: 778.875.8363

Box Office Email: boxoffice@outonscreen.com