Tag Archives: Franco Nguyen

BananaTimes goes deep with Asiansploitation

Our friends from sketch-comedy troupe Asiansploitation return with their newest offering – Asiansploitation Goes Deep.  You may remember troupe member Franco as Reel Asian’s dapper and dandy poster man-child last year.  And to give us more insight on this new … Continue reading

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Asiansploitation’s All Grown Up

Comparing disciplined Asian fathers to C3P0? Awesome. Making it funny but emotionally affecting at the same time? Brilliant. With solid performances, clever and fresh material plus Asian culture parodies that hit home but were not heavy handed, Asiansploitation’s “All Grown … Continue reading

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A Weekend of Experimental Art and Experimental Food

On Friday night, Heather, Henry, Selena and I attended a spotlight on Japanese Canadian artist Midi Onodera at the AGO.  This Reel Asian co-presentation included an intro by Lesley Loksi Chan (RA filmmaker), reflections/essays on Midi’s work by Monika Gagnon … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Updates: CFC’s Worldwide Short Film Festival

Franco Nguyen is screening PLANTS OUT OF THE SUNLIGHT at Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) on Wednesday June 1, 4:15 pm as part of the York University Retrospective. Franco is currently starring in Reel Asian’s 2011 Ad Campaign. Randall Okita is screening TRANSMISSION … Continue reading

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