Category Archives: Reel Asian Events

Lost for Words

I’m still finding the words to express the awesomeness of the final day at the downtown festival but in honour of Muybridge’s Strings (Les Cordes de Muybridge) winning the NFB Best Canadian Film Award here are some animated highlights from the festival this … Continue reading

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Jump and Shout

Sounding a little like a new Indiana Jones Adventure –  Lost Secrets of the Royal opened at the home of Reel Asian, 401 Richmond, in the A Space Gallery.  The exhibition was a rebirth for old salvaged film prints that Colin … Continue reading

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Electric Legs Eleven

11/11/11 only comes once on a calendar which was a reminder to Seize the Moment with the presentation of the same name.  This round of shorts were the best Asian Canadian selection. Starting with a PRESS START and 1 player … Continue reading

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Fortune Favoured

Hard to believe it was already the mid point of the festival, day three was the final visit to the Innis Town Hall before moving to the Royal for the weekend festivities. Greeted by a large furry lion head I knew I … Continue reading

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Sweet Twilight Highlights

Day two of the festival let me sample the sensation of a little opening night nerves, although on a smaller scale. My heart fluttered a little faster as I hosted Reel Asian’s Industry series panel on Social Media  Strategy for Film … Continue reading

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Review: BananaTimes on The Journals of Musan

BananaTimes strikes again!  Makes you wonder where they get the time to watch and review all these selections…Check out their review of The Journals of Musan. This film is screening on Saturday, November 12, 12:00 PM at The Royal. Watch … Continue reading

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Review: Fortune Teller

By Barnett Chow, 2011 Reel Asian Marketing Committee FORTUNE TELLER Director Xu Tong | China 2010 | Mandarin w/English subtitles | Toronto Premiere While the news publishes stories of the incredible pace of modernization in China, Fortune Teller is a stark … Continue reading

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Staff Picks: what we like…and YOU should too!

With less than one week away from the fest, we know you all have so many decisions to make about next week’s annual Reel Asian…what to wear, what to see, who to meet…so we thought we would make it easier … Continue reading

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Review: BananaTimes on Surrogate Valentine

BananaTimes reviews Surrogate Valentine and tells us why it sucks to be in “The Friend Zone”.  Surrogate Valentine is screening at Reel Asian on Sunday, November 13, 3:00 PM at The Royal. Philbert Lui is a 2011 Reel Asian Marketing … Continue reading

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Review: Docs at Reel Asian

By Grace Wang, 2011 Reel Asian Features Programming Committee SUMMER PASTURE Directors Lynn True, Nelson Walker | Tibet/USA 2010 | Tibetan w/English subtitles | Canadian Premiere | TRAILER For four thousand years, the nomads of the Kham region of eastern … Continue reading

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