18th Annual Festival Live In Nanaimo - April 21 & 22, 2023
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Live & Streamed
April 21st & 22nd, 2023


20 unique films curated into two impactful programs.

The 18th annual VISFF is happening onlineĀ  and in-person at the Malaspina Theatre at Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo B.C. Two programs of the best short films will be showcased on April 21st and 22nd, featuringĀ  live filmmakers Q&A’s and an awards ceremony.

Program One screens Friday, April 21st at 7:00pm PDT, and Program Two screens Saturday, April 22nd at 7:00pm PDT. Both events will be live and streamed.

Our 2023 Selection Committee chose an incredible and completely unique lineup for this year’s festival.

The selected films are a diverse mix of comedies, dramas, animated films, documentaries and everything in between from filmmakers from around the globe.

You don’t want to miss it!

See the full 2023 VISFF line up here.

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Tickets are now available here.