Events - 3 Oct 13

    Ai Weiwei: According to What?
    Date: Sat. August 17, 2013 - Sun. October 27, 2013.
    Location: Art Gallery of Ontario (317 Dundas St W) - Toronto, Canada


    Ai Weiwei is China’s most prolific and provocative contemporary artist. His outspoken and artful criticism of the country’s Communist government has put him at the centre of a global conversation about freedom of expression and the role of art. According to What? features photographs, sculpture, installation art, and audio and video pieces and examines the complexities of a changing world, probing such issues as individual and human rights, the power of digital communication and the range of creative practice that characterizes contemporary art today.

    Visit the AGO website for more information.

    Land|Slide: Possible Futures
    Date: Sat. September 21, 2013 - Mon. October 14, 2013.
    Location: Markham Museum (9350 Markham Road) - Markham


    Land|Slide Possible Futures is a groundbreaking large-scale public art exhibition which responds to a world in transition where the past, present and future collide. The landscape of Markham will be transformed by the work of over 30 national and international artists to explore themes of multiculturalism, sustainability, and community.

    The site-specific artist projects are housed at the 25-acre, open-air Markham Museum from September 21 to October 14, 2013.

    For more information, visit the website here.

    Suite Suite Chinatown at Artside Out
    Date: Thu. October 3, 2013 - Thu. October 3, 2013.
    Location: University of Toronto Scarborough (1265 Military Trail) - Toronto, ON M1C


    Artside Out is UTSC’s largest muti-disciplinary arts festival. In its sixth year, the day-long festival features a variety of arts events, exhibits, performing arts and much more taking place throughout campus. It will include the work of over 40 artists and performances by over 20 performers and groups.

    Reel Asian is thrilled to present Suite Suite Chinatown at Artside Out this year!  Suite Suite Chinatown was commissioned by the festival in 2010. Since then it has toured around the world and been presented in San Francisco, New York, China, Chicago and Montreal.

    More info on Artside Out here.

    Girl Rising
    Date: Thu. October 3, 2013 - Thu. October 3, 2013.
    Location: TIFF Bell Lightbox (Reitman Square, 350 King St W) - Toronto, Canada


    Girl Rising, by Academy Award nominated filmmaker Richard Robbins, tells the stories of 9 very courageous girls from 9 very different countries: Cambodia, Haiti, Nepal, Egypt, Ethiopia, Peru, Sierra Leone, India, and Afghanistan.

    Each story is written by a writer from that country and narrated by a renowned actress. The Nepal story focuses on Suma, a former kamlari who now helps to free other kamlaris in western Nepal. The story is written by Toronto Nepali Film Festival advisor – Manjushree Thapa and narrated by Kerry Washington. Manjushree will be at the event for Q&A session after the film.

    More information about the film, including the trailer, can be seen at:

    Date: Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
    Venue: TIFF Lightbox Cinema 3, 350 King Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Time: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

    Buy tickets at

    Watch trailer here

4 Responses to Events - 3 Oct 13

  1. I am doing a school project on publicity, PR and Social Media promotional use in Independent Films and short films and this would help me very much! Thank you. If anyone is looking for interns to work at the Film festival…please help me.

  2. Cindy says:

    Thanks for listing our event! Advance tickets are available at:

  3. Lost Years says:

    Lost Years Named BEST DOCUMENTARY | Asians On Film Festival Winners 2013, Los Angeles

    Asians On Film Festival
    February 15-17, 2013
    Los Angeles, California

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