18th Annual Edition
November 6-16, 2014 

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 17:56
Fall in Love with this Year's Film Selections

This year's selections at Reel Asian includes romantic films that will bring back feelings of first love, nostalgia, heartache and perhaps even question why we chose to love. Prepare to fall in love with our Opening Night Gala First Time (Nov 6), Closing Night Korean box office hit Architecture 101 (Nov 11), San Francisco indie film Daylight Savings (Nov 8) and intimate and quirky documentary Seeking Asian Female (Nov 11).

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FIRST TIME 

Director Han Yan | Hong Kong / China 2012 | 106:00 | Canadian Premiere | Director in Attendance
 

Yearning to experience all the firsts of a young girl in love, terminally ill Shiqiao records her memories on a cassette tape when a high school crush reappears in her world. Starring two of Asia’s rising young stars Mark Chao and Angelababy.



Tuesday Nov. 6, 7:00 PM | Isabel Bader Theatre (93 Charles St W)
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ARCHITECTURE 101

 

Director Lee Yong-joo | Korea 2012 | 115:00 | Canadian Premiere | Director in Attendance
 

Han Ga-In, Uhm Tae-Woong and Bae Suzy star in this Korean box office hit about a woman who commissions her first love to build a new home in hopes to make good on a past promise.



Sunday Nov. 11, 8:15 PM | The Royal Theatre (608 College St)
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DAYLIGHT SAVINGS

 

Director Dave Boyle | USA 2012 | 73:00 | Toronto Premiere | Director and Actor in Attendance
 

This charming romantic follow up to last year’s Surrogate Valentine finds singer songwriter Goh Nakamura on the wrong side of love again. While nursing a broken heart, a Vegas roadtrip yields unexpected results.



Thursday Nov. 8, 5:40 PM | Innis Town Hall (2 Sussex Ave)
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SEEKING ASIAN FEMALE

 

Director Debbie Lum | USA 2012 | 85:00 | Toronto Premiere
 

Stephen is an aging white male with “yellow fever”. Sandy is the Chinese bride he met online. See if their marriage can make it through the cultural barriers and battle of the sexes in this intimate and quirky personal documentary.


Sunday Nov. 11, 1:00 PM | The Royal Theatre (608 College St)
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