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Reel Asian Picks at Hot Docs 2014!

Hot Docs 2014 Festival films and schedules were announced! From April 24 to May 4, the festival will feature 197 official selections from 43 countries. Note the new location of the festival box office: 2 Bloor Street West (Cumberland Terrace … Continue reading

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“The Home Promised” thanks you for all your help!

They did it! After a month-long run, The Home Promised successfully reached their crowdfunding campaign goal on Indiegogo. Big thank you to all the funders who helped The Home Promised reach their goal of $5,000!!! If you missed the deadline … Continue reading

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Help Support Reel Asian’s 2013 Pitch winner “The Home Promised”

            Generations ago, a small neighbourhood in Taipei was settled by soldiers fleeing a Communist China. Now, forced to leave, they are confronted with the age-old question: where is home? Filmmakers Betty Xie and David … Continue reading

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Bring “The Silk Road of Pop” to Your City

“If we don’t do it, nobody else will. We love this music. We have to keep this music going.”   An eye-opening film about the thriving underground music scene taking place in Uyghur communities of Xinjiang, China. If you missed … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Hot Docs 2014

            This Friday is the early-bird deadline for Hot Docs 2014 Festival submissions. Hot Docs accepts Canadian and international documentaries of all lengths and subject matter. Submission guidelines and FAQs are available online. Early bird … Continue reading

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More Asian Titles Announced for TIFF

Another set of titles have been announced for the 38th Toronto International Film Festival. In this post we’ll look at Asian titles across the Vanguard, Midnight Madness, Docs, and Cinematheque programmes. Watch for more programming to be announced in the … 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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Asian film picks 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 … Continue reading

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Asian picks at Hot Docs

This year’s Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival takes place April 26 – May 6, 2012 at 1o theatres across downtown Toronto.  This much-anticipated annual festival includes an impressive 189 docs from 51 countries.  Highlights from this year include … Continue reading

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Job Posting: looking for Korean filmmakers

Two documentary students from Sheridan are seeking a Korean filmmaker who can assist with a 1-hour documentary about North Korean refugees living in Toronto.  The project is in the pre-production stages.  The filmmakers are are in the process of acquiring … Continue reading

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