Category Archives: Reel Asian Events

How About a Free Movie with that Street Meat?

Who doesn’t love night markets, especially Asian style ones? What can be better than the smell of stinky tofu as it fills the air while you make your way through rows and rows of assorted Asian treats with a hollowed … Continue reading

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A Starry Starry Night in Richmond Hill

On March 16, Reel Asian is returning to the 905 region to show Taiwanese film Starry Starry Night directed by Tom Shu-Yu Lin.  This is a film unlike any other we’ve shown in Richmond Hill – one that will please … Continue reading

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Dazzling Displays

Once the balloons had time to settle there was one last party to end the festival events behind the scenes.  As a thank you to all the volunteers that put their hard work & time in to this year’s event … Continue reading

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Cake Ache

I’ve had a little time to digest the blue icing, so just before the festival lights up the projector bulb in Richmond Hill, here’s the last slice of happenings from Day Six at the festival downtown. Sunday’s are normally reserved … Continue reading

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Lost for Words

I’m still finding the words to express the awesomeness of the final day at the downtown festival but in honour of Muybridge’s Strings (Les Cordes de Muybridge) winning the NFB Best Canadian Film Award here are some animated highlights from the festival this … Continue reading

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Jump and Shout

Sounding a little like a new Indiana Jones Adventure –  Lost Secrets of the Royal opened at the home of Reel Asian, 401 Richmond, in the A Space Gallery.  The exhibition was a rebirth for old salvaged film prints that Colin … Continue reading

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Electric Legs Eleven

11/11/11 only comes once on a calendar which was a reminder to Seize the Moment with the presentation of the same name.  This round of shorts were the best Asian Canadian selection. Starting with a PRESS START and 1 player … Continue reading

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Fortune Favoured

Hard to believe it was already the mid point of the festival, day three was the final visit to the Innis Town Hall before moving to the Royal for the weekend festivities. Greeted by a large furry lion head I knew I … Continue reading

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Sweet Twilight Highlights

Day two of the festival let me sample the sensation of a little opening night nerves, although on a smaller scale. My heart fluttered a little faster as I hosted Reel Asian’s Industry series panel on Social Media  Strategy for Film … Continue reading

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Review: BananaTimes on The Journals of Musan

BananaTimes strikes again!  Makes you wonder where they get the time to watch and review all these selections…Check out their review of The Journals of Musan. This film is screening on Saturday, November 12, 12:00 PM at The Royal. Watch … Continue reading

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