Category Archives: Reel Asian Events

Review: Fortune Teller

By Barnett Chow, 2011 Reel Asian Marketing Committee FORTUNE TELLER Director Xu Tong | China 2010 | Mandarin w/English subtitles | Toronto Premiere While the news publishes stories of the incredible pace of modernization in China, Fortune Teller is a stark … Continue reading

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Staff Picks: what we like…and YOU should too!

With less than one week away from the fest, we know you all have so many decisions to make about next week’s annual Reel Asian…what to wear, what to see, who to meet…so we thought we would make it easier … Continue reading

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Review: BananaTimes on Surrogate Valentine

BananaTimes reviews Surrogate Valentine and tells us why it sucks to be in “The Friend Zone”.  Surrogate Valentine is screening at Reel Asian on Sunday, November 13, 3:00 PM at The Royal. Philbert Lui is a 2011 Reel Asian Marketing … Continue reading

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Review: Docs at Reel Asian

By Grace Wang, 2011 Reel Asian Features Programming Committee SUMMER PASTURE Directors Lynn True, Nelson Walker | Tibet/USA 2010 | Tibetan w/English subtitles | Canadian Premiere | TRAILER For four thousand years, the nomads of the Kham region of eastern … Continue reading

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Barnett’s Picks

Barnett Chow is a member of this year’s 2011 Reel Asian Marketing Committee…he also happens to write a mean haiku.  Here are his picks for this year’s festival: Surrogate Valentine (Director Dave Boyle, USA 2011) Low-key charm from lead actor … Continue reading

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Review: BananaTimes on Bleak Night

Check out TheBananaTimes’ review of one of this year’s Korean selection, Bleak Night here. The Toronto premiere of Bleak Night will be screening at Reel Asian on Saturday, November 12, 2:45 PM at The Royal and again in Richmond Hill … Continue reading

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Review: Animated films at Reel Asian

By Grace Wang, 2011 Reel Asian Features Programming Committee The amazing line-up of this year’s Toronto International Reel Asian Film Festival include 55 films and videos from over 12 countries. In particular, the 15th anniversary of Reel Asian marks the … Continue reading

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Reel Asian’s Culture Days event: “Meet the Festival & Volunteer Orientation”

Celebrating Culture Days, Reel Asian is holding a “Meet the Festival & Volunteer Orientation” tomorrow!

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Sweet and spicy times at Suite Suite Chinatown

Two weekends ago, Chris and I made the trip to the big apple to attend the 2011 Asian American International Film Festival where Suite Suite Chinatown was making one of its last tour stops at the Museum of Chinese in … Continue reading

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Rice Rhapsody at Fortune Cooking Food Festival

The Fortune Cooking Food Festival took place at the Harbourfront Centre this past weekend where we co-presented Rice Rhapsody with the Toronto Singapore Film Festival. Two of our Marketing Committee members, Rebecca and Jennifer, were there with me to hold … Continue reading

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