The seventh annual Video Art and Experimental Film Festival, VAEFF, introduces New York City to the most conceptually and aesthetically arresting, daring and provocative experimental films from around the world. In addition to the official selection, VAEFF invites a number of artists who continue to amaze the art, film and media worlds with their exceptional portfolio of work. The resulting lineup is a captivating roster of both established and emerging artists from around the globe, including the USA, Denmark, Australia, Italy, Canada, Spain, Ukraine, Germany, and Argentina.
The festival will take place on November 9 -11 at the Tribeca Film Center and conclude with a panel discussion & gala party at DCTV .

REDEFINE by Asa Riton, Andreas Emenius

Program Highlights

VAEFF 2017 will continue our special program, “Beauty, Sex and Shame”, examining the interplay of beauty, shame, and sexual representation as expressed through art, fashion, and music videos. 
Another highlight of VAEFF, will be the official launch of the “Olympia Project”.Stay tuned for more details soon!  VAEFF will also be continuing our newest program, “Temporal Spaces”, which will screen an eclectic collection of works that play with the concepts of time and space.




Tribeca Film Center

375 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013 (Between North Moore Street and Franklin Street).

1 train @ Franklin Street

Downtown Community Television Center (DCTV)

87 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10013

N, R, Q, 6, J, Z, A, C, E train @ Canal Street