Filmmaker Update: Albert Shin and Shasha Nakhai

The Toronto Film Critics Association has announced their award winners and we’re pleased to share that Albert Shin, director of In Her Place, is the recipient of the Scotiabank Jay Scott Award for an Emerging Artist! The awards gala will be held […]

Support Grace Lee Boggs!

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At 99 years old, Grace Lee Boggs has spent most of her life involved with many of the major American social movements of the last century. Reel Asian is so proud to have screened AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS last […]

Free Japanese films at Bloor Cinema!

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Lots of film events happening this weekend! On December 7-9, The Japan Foundation and The Consulate General of Japan in Toronto teamed up together to bring three free films to Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Til The Break of Dawn, […]

Filmmaker Update: Althea Balmes

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Congratulations to Althea!  The Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts has selected Kwentong Bayan: Labour of Love to receive the 2014 Min Sook Lee Labour Arts Award for Artists who have captured the values of labour and social justice in their work. […]

The Making of An Archive

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Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen’s project,The Making of an Archive, invites newcomers and families of newcomers to Canada post-1967 to digitize their photographic documents and share their personal histories. These scanned documents together with their corresponding narratives will eventually be made public via […]

Programming Committee’s Picks!

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There are so many great films to check out at Reel Asian this year! Need help on where to start? Some of our Programming Committee members have offered their picks of the festival. Full schedule here. Sabrina’s Picks Mourning Grave Sat […]

Reel Asian Co-presents Free Screening of Akira

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Free anime screenings at The Revue this October! Reel Asian is proud to co-present a very special 35mm print screening of Akira. This month, The Japan Foundation (in conjunction with community partners) will hold four free screenings of Japanese animated […]