Author Archives: Henry Wong

Job Posting: Inside Out LGBT Film Festival

The gears are turning for the 2013 Toronto LGBT Film Festival and Inside Out is looking for a fun, dedicated person to join the team. Help make 2013 even bigger and better than before. Full details here: http://insideout.ca/get-involved/employment Application Deadline: … Continue reading

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Surreal Experiences of a First Time Filmmaker

The following is written by Unsung Voices Filmmaker, Althea Balmes (who also won the WIFT-T Award at Reel Asian for Suman Ladies). As I write this, I’m on the College streetcar on my way to The Royal to catch The … Continue reading

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The Hidden Intricacies of Collaborative Filmmaking

The following is a post by Unsung Voices filmmaker, Albert Zablan based on his experiences at the Canadian Spotlight screening. Hitchcock, Spielberg and Ozu; these names are often mentioned and revered in the world of film, and with great reason. … Continue reading

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What to Watch at the 16th Reel Asian Film Festival?

I know trying to navigate a festival’s programme can be intimidating and it’s easier if someone can recommend you flicks based on specific preferences. Our staff members give their take on what films to choose based on different criteria. GALAS … Continue reading

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Create, Collaborate, Celebrate: Writing Workshops

The Asian Canadian Writers Workshop and Aboriginal Writers Collective West Coast are pleased to announce a series of writing workshops and public readings the weekend of October 13 – 14 with cutting edge and award winning writers. The workshops will … Continue reading

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Red Snow Team Walk for Scotiabank Charity CAEF

CAEF Red Snow Shanghai Team is walking on October 14th to honor of the survivors & victims of the Rape of Nanking, in commemoration of the 75th year of Remembrance. You can donate to their walk for CAEF, whose mandate … Continue reading

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Film Review: Motorway

If TIFF only shows one film from Hong Kong, chances are it will be a Milkyway Image production.  Directed by Soi Cheang Pou-Soi (who also directed Accident, which showed at TIFF two years ago), the film stars and reunites Internal … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tai Chi Zero

Martial arts meets steampunk in Stephen Fung’s Tai Chi Zero, a love letter of sorts to all things martial arts, film, and pop culture.  Tai Chi Zero is a pop-art take and the first half of a story on the … Continue reading

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Toronto Youth Shorts on Rogers TV

A selection of winners from the 2012 Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival will be airing on Rogers TV the next two weeks and amongst the selections are work from Reel Asian friends. On the week of September 10-16, three short … Continue reading

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Film Review: Asian Gangs

Asian Gangs by Lewis Bennett and Calum MacLeod follows Bennett as he searches for closure years after a schoolyard altercation he had with an older boy that led to his principal telling him that if he doesn’t change his ways, … Continue reading

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