This past Sunday, I attended Shalom Bollywood: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema talk at The Toronto Jewish film festival
Director Danny Ben-Moshe gave a very interesting presentation about the early history of Bollywood that most people might not know about. Did you know that the Indian Jewish community, albeit smaller compared to other religious communities in India, were some of the pioneers in building the country’s cinema landscape? Continue reading
Make your production a reality!
The Innoversity Pitch Competition is bigger than ever and offers four talented teams a chance to make their production dream come true. Winners in each category will receive up to $80,000+ in development and production prizes Continue reading
Hank Bull, co-founder of the Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art (Centre A), will be the auctioneer at Centre A’s 14th Annual Art Auction and Fundraising Dinner. Last year, Hank presented Autumn Colours After Zhao Mengfu as part of Reel Asian’s 2012 art exhibitions.
Centre A’s Annual Art Auction and Dinner is a gala fundraising event that has be come a feature of Vancouver’s cultural calendar. Enjoy an entertaining evening of wonderful art, fabulous food Continue reading
Reel Asian co-presents "The Great North Korean Picture Show" at Hot Docs 2013
North America’s largest documentary film festival is almost here! The 20th edition of Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival will take place from April 25-May 5 featuring 205 amazing documentaries from 43 countries.
Read more after the jump to see our Asian film picks! Continue reading
Apichatpong Weerasethakul's "Mekong Hotel" (TIFF Wavelengths programme 2013)
The Toronto International Film Festival is seeking submissions for its Wavelengths programme, now in its 13th year. Named for Michael Snow’s landmark 1967 film “Wavelength”, the festival’s avant-garde showcase is a unique forum for international film and video art hosted within the context Continue reading
In celebration of Asian Heritage month, Small World Music presents Asian Music Series featuring a benefit concert for Red Snow Collective
Thursday May 30 | 8:00pm (doors open at 7:30)
Silent auction prior to the concert and a reception following the concert Continue reading
COUNCIL OF AGENCIES SERVING SOUTH ASIANS (CASSA) invites you to participate in South Asian Heritage Month Poster Competition!
Winner will receive $250 cash prize. Entry deadline on April 24 at noon (12pm)
For the past four years CASSA has been presenting an official poster for South Asian Heritage Month to celebrate the history and culture of South Asia. These posters have been Continue reading
Sometimes a great idea can strike you out of nowhere. Some great ideas are a constant work in progress. With the increase in various arts grants and crowdfunding initiatives, we are happy to share two more that may help potential great ideas lift off the ground. Good luck, applicants!
1) Neighbourhood Arts Network BMO Seeds Funds
Six $1000 prizes for artists working in the community | Deadline to apply: April 29, 2013 Continue reading
"Quickery and Slowery". WAHHH SO CUTE
TIFF Kids International Film Festival starts next week on Tuesday April 9. This is a great event for us to spend some time with the little ones in our lives and to also bring out our inner big kids. The programme is a wonderful mix of entertaining, engaging and heartwarming. What a great way for film lovers to introduce kids into our world! Indeed, they are “Films to Fill the Imagination”
Check out our Asian film picks after the jump!!