February 26. 2017
‚Äč 1pm - $18 

@ Rio Theater

Address: 1660 E Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5N 1W1
Phone:(604) 879-3456

Your Host Mr. Nickel.

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About our Festival


The Third Annual Vancouver Badass Film Festival features the best in new extreme genre film from around the world. Badass III will feature the first and only Vancouver screening of the new Adam Rifkin/Penn Jillette crazed meta-masterpiece Director's Cut (Harry Hamlin, Hayes MacArthur, Missi Pyle,Penn Jillette, Gilbert Godfried, Teller) and the first and only Vancouver screening of new  35mm exploitation epic Frankenstein Created Bikers (Tristan Risk, Laurence Harvey, Jett Bryant, Ellie Church), with cast including
Tristan Risk in attendance and performing. Includes an interactive program including new extreme shorts, premiere of the Vancouver shot new neo-giallo The Valley of the Rats, awards gala, and burlesque, fire-eating and other live performances relevant to the features, all in a lively licensed venue where you can consume alcohol in your seats in the theatre.

Sunday February 26, 2017; Rio Theatre Vancouver, BC. 


Rules & Terms

This year we will screen 3 Feature films as well as 30 Short films.
Priority will be given to films under 15 mins, but we also accept films up to 30 mins.

We will offer the top 3 submitted films which didn't make the cut or that were too long to schedule on the big screen a promotional package via our website and event publications. Those 3 films will be available for one day as an Online streaming screening on the day of the festival and will be included in our awards consideration. ***subject to the film maker's approval***

The 2017  Vancouver Badass Film Festival will take place the last weekend of February 2017. Short film submissions are continuing to be accepted through January 2017 via the film freeway links on the website www.vbaff.com For more information contact vbasff@gmail.com or Dr. David Aboussafy at daboussafy@gmail.com or 604-671-9318.