The Kitsilano Film Festival will take place in the community and neighborhoods of Kitsilano. The parameters of the films and videos in 2009 will be that they must be short films of any genre with a running time not exceeding 20 minutes (credits included). Whether they are indigenous to Canada , or international films, The Kitsilano Film Festival will screen 20 films over two days with musical artists being showcased.
Its purpose is to instill art and culture into the neighborhood of Kitsilano. Its primary purpose is to showcase, support, and nurture independent films as well as to showcase unsigned musical artists.