4 Films you shouldn’t miss a the 26th Vancouver Asian Film Festival

These are four feature films you shouldn’t miss at the Vancouver Asian Film Festival which will take place in cinemas and online from November 3 – 13, 2022.

DEMIGOD: The Legend Begins by Chris Huang Wen Chang – Taiwan | 2022 – 103 minutes

When he ignores his master Eight-Toed Qilin’s advice, martial-world fledgling Su Huan-Jen is caught up in a perilous power struggle. Ensnared in a conspiracy that even his own master cannot escape from, Su Huan-jen must turn back the tide and stop the evil mastermind once and for all. (VAFF 2022)


My Perfect Roommate by Lee Song-sung – Korea | 2022 – 93 minutes

Gum Bun, an old lady who’s lived alone all her life, and Ji Woong, a young college student who’s ready to do anything to earn money, now have to live together for “Saving Rent Project with Elderly Living Alone. (VAFF 2022)


Trapped Balloon by Hiroyuki Miyagawa – Japan | 2022 – 104 minutes

Trapped Balloon とべない風船 follows a woman who has not seen her father for several years and does not have a good relationship with him. Slowly the relationship between the woman and her father changes thanks to an unsociable neighbor. (VAFF 2022)

We Don’t Dance For Nothing by Stefanos Tai – Philippines | 2022 – 86 minutes

A love letter to Filipina Domestic Workers of Hong Kong, this film highlights the community’s passionate street dancing and one woman’s plan to run away. Captured on Super-16 amidst the Hong Kong protests. WE DON’T DANCE FOR NOTHING tackles LGBTQ+ themes, issues of workers’ rights, and Hong Kong’s political landscape. (VAFF 2022)


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