January 7th, 2019 – Victoria, BC – Victoria Film Festival (VFF)
The Victoria Film Festival opens 25th edition with French comedy Sink or Swim
Ten-day fest unspools with more films, new Nordic program, interactive VFF guide
The Victoria Film Festival dives into its 25th anniversary Feb. 1 with French director Gilles Lellouche’s comedy Sink or Swim (Le grand bain), about a group of 40-something guys out to keep their mojo afloat by trying synchronized swimming.
Then break out your boogie shoes and hustle to Studio 25, VFF’s disco-themed opening-night Gala.
VFF runs Feb. 1-10, with an expanded film slate spotlighting record number of 156 films from Canada and around the world, selected by international programmers.
Highlights of VFF 25 include:
Shining brighter than a flatbed full of disco balls, the 25th Victoria Film Festival kicks off Feb. 1.
About the Victoria Film Festival
The Victoria Film Festival is Vancouver Island’s largest and longest-running film festival, currently celebrating 25 years. The Victoria Film Festival screens more than 156 films over 10 days. Creating unique events year-round, the Festival is responsible for Feast: Food + Film, Free-B Film Festival, Art of the Cocktail, Movies Under the Maltworks and The Vic Theatre.
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