Runs from Friday February 2 2018 to Saturday February 3 2018

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Malaspina Theatre-VIU
900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo BC V9R 5S5

Performance Notes

× Vancouver Island University, Building 310

Don’t miss out on one of Nanaimo’s signature events: The Vancouver Island Short Film Festival

Heading into its 13th year, the festival has evolved into an internationally recognized film showcase that attracts short films from around the world. VISFF is curated by a local Selection Committee.

The selected films are all shown at three different screenings:

o Friday, February 2nd, at 7 pm, the show concludes with a filmmakers’ Q&A. o Saturday, February 3rd at 2pm o Saturday, February 3rd, at 7pm, followed by the Awards Ceremony.

The doors open at 6pm for the evening shows so come early to mingle, get your seat and enjoy a beverage and some music.

Awards are given out in 7 different categories, including People’s Choice! The VISFF is one of the top 100 rated festivals in the world on and always has a packed audience enjoying amazing films.

Come out and support the art of storytelling through short films! Please note: Films are not rated.

VISFF is a volunteer-run organization and would like to thank all community sponsors. For more information, visit

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