Tag Archives: Asian Heritage Month

Thank you National Bank for supporting Reel Asian’s Youth Programmes!

Did you know that last year at our festival, National Bank donated $1 for every bag of popcorn purchased? In total, National Bank contributed $500 through their One for Youth program, which will go towards Reel Asian’s Youth Initiatives such … Continue reading

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Asian Heritage Month: Mountains That Take Wing

In this clip from Spike Lee‘s 1992 film Malcolm X, the assassinated civil rights leader (played by Denzel Washington) is shown dying in the arms of his wife, played by Angela Bassett. Undepicted on screen, and largely ignored in the … Continue reading

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What else is going on for Asian Heritage Month?

Reel Asian 2013 School Tour Interview with Leslie Supnet Interview with Stephanie Law Interview with Albert Zablan & Althea Balmes Taiwan Sublime in Film (presented by TECO and Markham Public Library) Free film screenings for AHM (presented by Toronto Public … Continue reading

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Reel Asian celebrates AHM! Interview w/ Albert Zablan and Althea Balmes

Time for the final interview of our Asian Heritage Month School Tour filmmakers series. Last week I sat down to chat with Albert and Althea after dim sum and we covered everything from Deadliest Warrior, suman and of course their filmmaking experience … Continue reading

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Reel Asian celebrates AHM! Interview with Leslie Supnet

Next up in our Asian Heritage Month filmmaker interview series is visual artist/filmmaker, Leslie Supnet! Leslie’s work reflects the nuances of everyday imagery and have screened at various festivals. Throughout the month of May, Leslie will be joined by Stephanie Law, … Continue reading

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Reel Asian Celebrates AHM! Interview with Stephanie Law

Happy Asian Heritage Month! This May, we will be highlighting Reel Asian filmmakers participating in our annual Asian Heritage Month School Tour. These selected filmmakers will be visiting schools in the GTA and York Region to present their films and speak … Continue reading

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Celebrate Asian Heritage Month: Taiwan Sublime in Film

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Toronto will present “Taiwan Sublime in Film” screenings throughout various Markham Public Library locations in celebration of Asian Heritage Month. This series of film screenings is open to the public, free of … Continue reading

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I’m On A Train!

My friend Janet Lumb heads up Accès Asie, Montréal’s festival of Asian arts and culture held during May of each year.  They just celebrated their 15th year, making them Canada’s oldest and longest-running Asian Heritage Month (AHM) festival.  This weekend … Continue reading

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