There will be a panel discussion on November 3rd, 2018 related to a theme in some of the films that will be screened. Two of the films portray the lives and challenges of Syrian Refugees in Turkey.
Turkish cinema has celebrated its centennial recently and flourished over the years. The success of Turkish cinema has been quite notable in the last few decades. The VTFF has also been a community partner to some of the Turkish films that premier at the international festival in Vancouver.