Date: Fri. July 12, 2013 - Sun. July 14, 2013.
Location: Markham Civic Centre (101 Town Centre Blvd.) - Markham, Ontario
Night It Up! is an annual night market event hosted by Power Unit Youth Organization, a non-profit organization comprising only youths. With the night market growing bigger and better each year, Night It Up has solidified itself as one of annual summer traditions for folks in Toronto and GTA area.
Beef skewers! Takoyaki! Bacon fried ice cream! Stinky Tofu! Bubble tea! So many delicious Asian street food awaits you at Night It Up this weekend. There will lots of other attractions at the night market including live entertainment, carnival games, food truck vendors, volleyball tournament and more.
Reel Asian is back at Night It Up again this year with our outdoor film screenings. As the sun goes down, take a seat near the stage to enjoy a film under the stars! We’ll be screening two films at the night market.
Friday July 12 at 9:00 pm – “Jump Ashin! 翻滚吧！阿信” (dir. Lin Yu-Hsien)
Synopsis: Jump Ashin! follows the adventures and mishaps of Ashin, who, despite the many obstacles he faces, is determined to be a world-class gymnast. Winner of the 2011 Taipei Film Festival Audience Award, Jump Ashin! features an outstanding cast and screened at the 2011 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival. Trailer
Saturday July 13 at 9:00 pm – “Bodyguards and Assassins” (dir. Teddy Chan)
Synopsis: In 1905, revolutionist Sun Yat-Sen visits Hong Kong to discuss plans with Tongmenghui members to overthrow the Qing dynasty. But when they find out that assassins have been sent to kill him, they assemble a group of protectors to prevent any attacks. (source: IMDB). Trailer