Category Archives: Co-presentations

Asians On-Screen & Off at Images 2014

The 27th annual edition of Toronto’s famed Images Festival kicks off on April 10 with ten days celebrating the best of experimental film & video and contemporary moving image art. In addition to our co-presentations bookending the festival, there are Asian … Continue reading

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Cecile Tang Shu-shuen to attend Century of Chinese Cinema

Pioneering film director Cecile Tang Shu-shuen 唐書璇 (left) is widely considered to be a trailblazer of Hong Kong’s socially-critical art cinema movement of the 1970s, and her work was a precursor of the Hong Kong New Wave. One of the era’s … Continue reading

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A Century of Chinese Cinema

Three years in the making, the Toronto International Film Festival’s massive retrospective A Century of Chinese Cinema (on now through August 11) is indeed a breathtaking spectacle.  With 80 films, art exhibitions, and plenty of special guests, this is a … Continue reading

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Asian Heritage Month: Mountains That Take Wing

In this clip from Spike Lee‘s 1992 film Malcolm X, the assassinated civil rights leader (played by Denzel Washington) is shown dying in the arms of his wife, played by Angela Bassett. Undepicted on screen, and largely ignored in the … Continue reading

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