Posts Tagged ‘Vancouver South African Film Festival’

Another VSAFF success!

April 6th, 2014 by mweber

Thanks to all our wonderful fans for the continued support!

Soft Vengeance is a film about Albie Sachs, a lawyer, writer, art lover and freedom fighter, set against the dramatic events leading to the overthrow of the apartheid regime in South Africa. As a young man, Albie defended those committed to ending apartheid. For his actions as a lawyer, he was imprisoned in solitary confinement, tortured and forced into exile. In 1988, a car bomb cost him his right arm and the sight of one eye, but he survived. Returning to South Africa following the release of Nelson Mandela, Albie helped write the new constitution and was appointed to the new Constitutional Court. / FOLLOWED BY OUR GALA PARTY AT FLUEVOG SHOES IN GASTOWN!

New VSAFF website coming soon!

February 3rd, 2014 by mweber

VSAFF fans, to serve you better, we’re launching a new website this month! We can’t wait to share our new look with you. We know it will make your VSAFF experience even more enjoyable. Stay tuned!

SACABC’s Nelson Mandela Memorial Tribute

December 11th, 2013 by mweber

Our friends at the South African Cultural Association of BC are following up Friday’s candle light vigil with a memorial tribute to Nelson Mandela this coming Sunday on Granville Island at Performance Works. Please note that seats are limited, so get there early to avoid disappointment. Date: Sunday 15th December Time: 1-3pm Venue: Performance Works, […]

Candlelight vigil for Mandela: 5 p.m., Friday

December 6th, 2013 by mweber

VSAFF mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela, whose life’s work and spirit has been a constant source of inspiration. Our thoughts are with his family, with South Africa, and with all those around the world who have been touched by Mandela’s character and legacy, which will surely live on. Please join us on Friday, December […]

Save the Date: The VSAFF Returns!

October 30th, 2013 by mweber

Thanks to another year of your outstanding support, the Vancouver South African Film Festival is coming back! Mark your calendars for April 5 & 6, 2014, when the VSAFF returns to SFU Woodward’s in Gastown. Our volunteer committee is hard at work on making the 4th VSAFF the biggest and best yet! The film gurus […]

Thank you VSAFF fans!

April 14th, 2013 by mweber

What a terrific opening day at the 2013 VSAFF! There was great support for the films all day long and the gala showing of Material sold out! Deputy Mayor Tony Tang was on hand to declare April 11-16 South Africa Week in Vancouver, on behalf of Mayor Gregor Robertson. The South African High Commissioner to […]

Gala showing of Material is SOLD OUT

April 13th, 2013 by mweber

VSAFF fans, thanks for all your support so far. Tonight’s gala showing of Material is a sell out! Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and there is no priority seating (apologies to pass holders), so please arrive at an appropriate time to get good seats. There is a slim chance that a handful of tickets could be […]

Nik Rabinowitz kicks off VSAFF in style!

April 12th, 2013 by mweber

What a great night at Studio 16, VSAFF fans! Thanks to everyone who came out to laugh and mingle and support the VSAFF and Education without Borders. And, of course, thanks to Nik Rabinowitz, who had the sold out room in stitches. Thanks, also, to our food and drink sponsors for the event: African Breese, Taste of […]

Nik Rabinowitz in Vancouver: SOLD OUT

April 8th, 2013 by mweber

VSAFF fans, thanks for your continued success of the festival! The Nik Rabinowtiz show in Vancouver on Thursday is now SOLD OUT. But you can still see Nik on screen in our gala showing of Material on Saturday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. And join us after for a delicious spread of South African food and […]

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