Author Archives: Chris Chin

Filmmaker Updates: AmérAsia Festival

The inaugural AmérAsia Festival, produced by our colleagues at CinéAsie, unfolds in Montreal over the first two weekends in March.  We’ve already announced on our main site that AmérAsia will be hosting the first stop on our tour of Suite … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: Sol Friedman, Toni Zhang

Sprockets, the Toronto International Film Festival for Children & Youth, will take place April 5-11 at their new home, the Bell Lightbox.  April (like Spring) seems like a long ways away, but the Sprockets trailer is already on YouTube and … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: SXSW

The 2011 edition of South By Southwest (SXSW) Festival, the inspiration behind Toronto’s own North By Northeast (NXNE) Festival, unfolds next month in Austin, Texas. Once primarily known as a music festival, SXSW’s film lineup is quickly making a name for itself. … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates (VanCity edition!): Ann Marie Fleming, Su-An Ng

Vancouver-based filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming‘s films have been screened at Reel Asian many times over the years, most recently Window Horses (Karaoke Project) last year.  Her beautiful I Was The Child of Holocaust Survivors was recently selected as one of … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: Genie Award Noms

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has announced the nominees for the 31st Annual Genie™ Awards, to be broadcast from the National Arts Centre on March 10, 2011.  Congratulations to Lixin Fan, whose Last Train Home is nominated in … Continue reading

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World Stages

While we often shorten it to just “RA”, it’s worth remembering that we’re the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival.  We try very hard not just to show local audiences the world of East and Southeast Asian film, but to … Continue reading

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Toronto Outdoor Art…Indoors

Louanne and I stopped by the First Canadian Place Gallery last night for the opening reception of the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition (TOAE)‘s Best of 2010 exhibit. We were there to take a peek at all the great art and … Continue reading

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Next Stage

The Next Stage Theatre Festival, the winter showcase of the Fringe of Toronto, is on now through the 14th of January.  There are eight plays and of the four I’m seeing, two have connections to Reel Asian. Tweet this!

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Friends and Family Followups

Working at Hot Docs, more awards for Redress Remix, and an Asian P.O.V. Tweet this!

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Catching up with…

Some post-festival follow-ups for our friends & filmmakers… Tweet this!

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