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Filmmaker Updates: Gerry Balasta, Jason Karman

Gerry Balasta (Director, The Mountain Thief) is organizing a gala benefit at the SOHO International Film Festival to raise funds to screen the film for the scavenger actors (who have not seen the film yet). April 17 @ The Ballroom … Continue reading

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Partying like it’s 1920 to 1980…

On Saturday night, we attended the Closing Night of Images Festival at Toronto Underground Cinema. The audience was treated to a screening of 1928 Tod Browning film West of Zanzibar which was presented alongside a live musical score by local … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update: Paul Wong

Paul Wong’s Luminous Pollution is one of 14 artists selected for the Everyday Heroes Film Festival, a Canada-wide festival of one minute eco-films for Earth Week. Everyday Heroes will take place April 15-24, 2011. Paul is also doing a video … Continue reading

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Filmmakers Update: Heather Keung

Reel Asian’s Heather Keung has an installation coming up at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA). Come out and support! The Good Host, April 17 – May 22, 2011 Curated by Su-Ying Lee. With works by Michael Connor & Heather Keung, Atom Deguire, Janis Demkiw, … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update: Midi Onodera

Midi Onodera will be discussing her eclectic body of work including her move towards “miniature cinema” and “Vidoodles” in recent years as part of Talk Media.  Fri Apr 1, 7:00PM at Art Gallery of Hamilton. FREE admission. Reel Asian presented … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: Joyce Wong, Luo Li, Chen Chieh-Jen

Joyce Wong’s documentary The Power of Love: Celine Dion Fans in Kenya will be screening at this year’s Hot Docs. Joyce was also one of the co-directors of Suite Suite Chinatown for 2010 Reel Asian, Souvenirs from Asia in 2007 … Continue reading

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Springing Forward at SFIAFF

I just returned from my visit to the 29th Annual San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAFF) where I had the opportunity to watch some fantastic films, attend countless nights of karaoke, meet several festival staff from other Canadian … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update: Lixin Fan, Becky Ip

Lixin Fan wins Best Documentary for Last Train Home at the Genie Awards last night! Reel Asian presented Last Train Home in Richmond Hill during Chinese New Year in 2010. Becky Ip’s short film Lungful Lustre has its US premiere … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update: Lesley Loksi Chan, Arthur Yeung

Reel Asian filmmaker Lesley Loksi Chan (Director, Suite Suite Chinatown and Redress Remix) and Reel Asian Producer Arthur Yeung (Composer, Suite Suite Chinatown) have teamed up with local dance artist Laura Kappel and musician Angela Molina to form the Looking … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Update: Arvin Chen

US-born/Taipei-based filmmaker Arvin Chen, whose award-winning film Au Revoir Taipei closed our 2010 festival, also took part in an artist talk during our Industry Series.  His commitment to the next generation of filmmakers was on display again recently 

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