They have also invited me to the press conference on November 2, it may not be a big deal to some but this is my first press conference I have been invited too, so I am honored for the invitation.
Here is the press release I was sent:
Compressed by 19 feature-length films and 33 short films from 25 countries and regions, the programming contains 39 narrative films, 5 animations and 8 documentaries. We are very proud to be bringing out a lineup of great works done by the world's emerging filmmakers to Vancouver's film lovers and local filmmaking professionals.
Highlighted feature films include:
Documentary The Last Animals (by U.S. war photographer and first-time director Kate Brooks, Hot Docs 17, Tribeca 17)
Romantic drama The Song of Sway Lake (by Student-Oscar-winner Ari Gold, LA Film Festival 17)
LGBTQ-themed, coming-of-age musical Saturday Church (by U.S. filmmaker Damon Cardasis, Tribeca 17)
Drama Land and Shade (Colombian director César Augusto Acevedo's Caméra d'Or-winning film, Cannes 15)
Documentary Longshot: The Brian Upson Story (created by 12-grade students in Vancouver's Rockridge Secondary)
Documentary Perfume War (directed by Canadian writer/director Michael Melski, Atlantic Film Festival 17)
Dark comedy Mr. Donkey (directed by Chinese filmmaker Zhou Shen and Liu Lu)
Meanwhile, 33 very well-executed short films will also be screened during the festival.
Here is the trailer for the Official Selection of the Festival
Below is a link to take you to the Festivals page for the complete line up of films:
Official Selection 2017
More to come on this festival in the next few weeks.
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