Category Archives: Reel Asian Events

Barnett’s Picks

Barnett Chow is a member of this year’s 2011 Reel Asian Marketing Committee…he also happens to write a mean haiku.  Here are his picks for this year’s festival: Surrogate Valentine (Director Dave Boyle, USA 2011) Low-key charm from lead actor … Continue reading

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Review: BananaTimes on Bleak Night

Check out TheBananaTimes’ review of one of this year’s Korean selection, Bleak Night here. The Toronto premiere of Bleak Night will be screening at Reel Asian on Saturday, November 12, 2:45 PM at The Royal and again in Richmond Hill … Continue reading

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Review: Animated films at Reel Asian

By Grace Wang, 2011 Reel Asian Features Programming Committee The amazing line-up of this year’s Toronto International Reel Asian Film Festival include 55 films and videos from over 12 countries. In particular, the 15th anniversary of Reel Asian marks the … Continue reading

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Reel Asian’s Culture Days event: “Meet the Festival & Volunteer Orientation”

Celebrating Culture Days, Reel Asian is holding a “Meet the Festival & Volunteer Orientation” tomorrow! Tweet this!

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Sweet and spicy times at Suite Suite Chinatown

Two weekends ago, Chris and I made the trip to the big apple to attend the 2011 Asian American International Film Festival where Suite Suite Chinatown was making one of its last tour stops at the Museum of Chinese in … Continue reading

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Rice Rhapsody at Fortune Cooking Food Festival

The Fortune Cooking Food Festival took place at the Harbourfront Centre this past weekend where we co-presented Rice Rhapsody with the Toronto Singapore Film Festival. Two of our Marketing Committee members, Rebecca and Jennifer, were there with me to hold … Continue reading

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The Power of Stinky Compels You (To Go To Asian Night Markets)

I hope you all had a chance to check us out at the Waterfront Night Market this past weekend, held at the downtown T&T Supermarket on Cherry Street.  We had a game of wheel of fortune going on where every … Continue reading

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A Weekend of Experimental Art and Experimental Food

On Friday night, Heather, Henry, Selena and I attended a spotlight on Japanese Canadian artist Midi Onodera at the AGO.  This Reel Asian co-presentation included an intro by Lesley Loksi Chan (RA filmmaker), reflections/essays on Midi’s work by Monika Gagnon … Continue reading

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AmerAsia’s Co-Production Summit

This past weekend I was in Montreal to attend the 2nd annual AmerAsia Film Festival. Reel Asian was a proud co-presenter of SUITE SUITE CHINATOWN which kicked off its North American tour in Montreal. On the industry side, AmerAsia offered … Continue reading

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Actress Nora Miao in attendance on Mar 4!

Only 4 more days until we head up to the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts to present award-winning Hong Kong film MERRY GO ROUND (東風破) in Richmond Hill. We are especially excited about this event because this independent … Continue reading

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