European Union Short Film Festival

MAY 23-25


The European Union Delegation to Canada, the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC), and the diplomatic missions of EU Member States, in collaboration with The Cinematheque, are pleased to present Vancouver’s first European Union Short Film Festival.

The festival, organized with the assistance of the Canadian Film Institute (Ottawa), features three lively programs of short films from European Union member states, each showcasing works in a variety of genres and styles, including drama, documentary, and animation. These films, from both prominent and emerging filmmakers, will be presented in their original language with English subtitles. Admission is free-of-charge. The 2:00 pm matinée program on Saturday, May 25 is suitable for children and families.





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Recent Showings

FREE ADMISSION! These EU shorts deal, in one fashion or another, with life’s constant changes.
FREE ADMISSION! Each of these EU shorts explores the power of the imagination.
FREE ADMISSION! This family-friendly program is divided into two parts, one suitable for children, the other for older kids.