18th Annual Edition
November 6-16, 2014 

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 12:46
Sneak a Peek at this year’s Titles!

The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival (Reel Asian), presented by National Bank, celebrates its 17th annual festival from November 5 to 16, 2013 with an exciting expansion to include films from across South Asia!

We are thrilled to share four selections that will be included in this year’s festival:

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Farah Goes Bang

Meera Menon | USA 2013 | 93:00 | International Premiere | Trailer

Farah is a 20-year old fun-loving, Bush-hating, Iranian-American virgin. With her two besties, she sets off to campaign for former US presidential candidate John Kerry and get laid in this fresh take on young American feminism.

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Without Shepherds

Cary McClelland and Imran Babur | USA/Pakistan 2013 | 90:00 | Canadian Premiere | Trailer

“What is the meaning of Pakistan?” cricket star-turned-opposition leader Imran Khan asks the crowd at a political rally. This sprawling documentary follows six very different Pakistanis trying to define their dynamic but misunderstood country. 

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Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey

Ramona Diaz | USA 2012 | 113:00 | Canadian Premiere | Trailer

When American band Journey went in search of a new lead singer, they happened upon YouTube clips of a Filipino singer with a voice of gold, belting out cover tunes in an obscure Manila bar. A modern day rags-to-riches tale.

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Evangelion 3.0: You Can(not) Redo

Hideaki Anno | Japan 2013 | 106:00 | Canadian Premiere | Trailer

The long-anticipated third installment of Hideaki Anno’s epic anime saga begins with Shinji returning to earth 14 years of hibernation, only to discover a new world order and a home he barely knows. 


Full programming will be announced at the festival press conference on October 8, 2013.  Tickets on sale through reelasian.com on October 8, 6:00 pm.

Sneak Peeks Press Release – download here