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10th Vancouver International Women in Film Festival Schedule 

With the exception of the Lighting Workshop all events take place at VIFF's Vancity Theatre.

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Full List of Festival Films    International Screenplay Competition

Wednesday, March 4

 7:00pm - 11:00pm
 (doors at 6pm)                   

 Opening Night:  Screening of Skin and Margarita, with a Straw, followed by a Q&A
 and a party                     

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Thursday, March 5

 9:30am - 4:00pm                              

 Creative Editing Master Class with Jeanne Slater and Daria Ellerman   

 3:00pm - 4:00pm   

 Fire Side Chat with Heather Allin      

 4:30pm - 5:30pm

 Coming of Age with Margarita... sorry, but we've had to cancel this session

 6:30pm - 8:30pm  

 Medley of Nine Shorts, followed by a moderated Q&A

My Favourite Leg, Taxistop, Rúbaí, In the Deep, Instance, Un Peu Comme Simone, The Goodbye Girl,  Nostalgia, The Underground

 9:00pm - 11:00pm

 Through the Pane and Behind Closed Doors (Une Histoire Banale), followed by a Q&A

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Friday, March 6

 9:30am - 1:00pm                                       

 Sound Design Master Class with James Danderfer, Jennifer Roworth, ChristopherClark,  Justin Aucoin, and Jennifer Lewis

 10:00am - 11:00am
 11:30am - 12:30pm                  

 Protocols for Writers with Elizabeth Yake

 11:00am - 7:00pm

 Web Series Lounge

 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Pitch Sessions - registration now open

 4:00pm - 6:00pm
 

Flash and The Lesson, followed by a Q&A moderated by Melinda Barlow, Ph.D., Associate Professor of    Film Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder

 6:30pm - 8:30pm

 Entrain, Chanterelle Rain, Glinda, Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz, followed by a moderated Q&A

 8:30pm - 9:15pm

 Jazz Reception featuring a live performance by Jillian Lebeck

 9:30pm - 11:30pm

 Happy and Gay, Bed Bugs: A Musical Love Story and Relative Happiness, followed by a  moderated Q&A

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Saturday, March 7

 9:30am-           11:30am           

 Artist Talks

 11:00am - 7:00pm     

 Web Series Lounge

 12:00pm - 3:00pm

 Freedom Babies and Highway of Tears, followed by a panel discussion

  3:30pm - 6:30pm

 Farewell, Ramona and Go On Living (Seguir Viviendo), followed by a panel discussion

 7:00pm - 9:00pm

 Around the World in Eight Shorts, followed by a moderated Q&A
 Very Good Dirt, Juliette, Skinship, Oh Lucy!, Dead Caribou Dialogue, Thresholds, Jaya, Galus Galus

 9:30pm - 11:30pm

 The Timekeeper and A 5-Star, Mackenzie Gray (actor/writer/director/producer)will introduce the screening and moderate a post screening Q&A.

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Sunday, March 8

Happy International Women's Day!

 11:00am - 3:00pm                                                       

 Lighting Workshop with Anne Misawa

 3:00pm - 5:00pm

 Vie, Mattress, Royal Migration, All the Time in the World, followed by a moderated Q&A

5:00pm - 7:00pm

 Artist Talks

 5:15pm - 6:45pm 

 Selections from the WIFTI Showcase                                          

 7:00pm - 11:00pm
(doors at 6:00 pm)

 Closing Night
 Legacy award film screenings, the presentation of the Legacy and Festival Awards, presentation of the Best Screenplay Award for the International Screenplay Competition, followed by a reception

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With the exception of the Lighting Workshop all events take place at VIFF's Vancity Theatre.

 

Ticket information

Full List of Festival Films    International Screenplay Competition