The Chilliwack Independent Film Festival Celebrates Unique Perspectives and World-Class Storytelling.

The Chilliwack Independent Film Festival will run live and in-person on the weekend of Nov 19-21. Films will be accessible through a virtual event for 2 weeks after the festival.

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Catch the 2021 Chilliwack Independent Film Festival from November 19th to 21st at Cottonwood Cinema.

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Watch 65 Films That Share The beauty, Pain, Joy, Heartbreak of life.

Spanning across dozens of countries, the films brought to you by the CIFF Selection Committee showcase diversity, tone, emotion, and so much more that only independent film can put into words.

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A New Leash On Life

Directed By
Daniel Jeffery
Runtime
12
Minutes
Country
BC
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A Thousand Ways To Kiss The Ground

Directed By
Henna Taylor
Runtime
22
Minutes
Country
USA
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ALINA

Directed By
Rami Kodeih
Runtime
25
Minutes
Country
USA
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Absence

Directed By
Sonia Kung
Runtime
5
Minutes
Country
BC
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Animal

Directed By
Oscar Albert
Runtime
11
Minutes
Country
UK
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B-Side

Directed By
Alayna Silverberg
Runtime
13
Minutes
Country
BC
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CIFF 2020 Winners

Rising talents and talented veterans, the winners of the 2020 Chilliwack Independent Film Festival showed exceptional skill in each of their categories.

Best of BC
Best Director

This is a Period Piece

Chilliwack Spirit Award

The Tailor

Best Cinematography

The Loneliest Boy In The World

Best of Fest
Best Actress

RAF

Best Actor

Ex Disposer

Best Documentary

Eddy's Kingdom

Best Short

Deeper I go

CIFF 2021 Awards

Prestigious and unique, the Chilliwack Independent Film Festival awards for 2021 will cover a variety of categories focusing on the filmmakers, their stories, and the craft.

Chilliwack Spirit Award

Best of Fest

Best Short Film

Best Documentary

Best Director

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Cinematography

Best of BC

Best Script

Best Score

student film

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