Filmmaker Update: Tricia Lee, Arthur Yeung, Lesley Loksi Chan

Filmmaker Tricia Lee from A Film Monkey Production is currently working on a new feature film project, “Silent Retreat”, and needs your help! The idea for Silent Retreat was born out of 10-day silent meditation retreat that Tricia took in […]

Filmmaker Update: York U Grads, Ron Morales

The Toronto Chinese Film Festival is just wrapping up it’s inaugural festival in Richmond Hill. Part of their programming included a collection of shorts by York University’s film department including the following works that have also screened at Reel Asian: […]

Sweet and spicy times at Suite Suite Chinatown

Two weekends ago, Chris and I made the trip to the big apple to attend the 2011 Asian American International Film Festival where Suite Suite Chinatown was making one of its last tour stops at the Museum of Chinese in […]

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 […]

Six degrees of Oriental Pearls

On Saturday night, Lesley Chan and I attended the preview screening of Cuong Ngo’s Oriental Pearls, a project that we were eagerly anticipating since the launch of its trailer last year. This feature film was filmed in picturesque Vietnam and […]

Asian selections at this year’s Inside Out

This year’s 21st Annual Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film and Video Festival takes place May 19-29, 2011 at the TIFF Lightbox and Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. There are wonderful works to look forward to. In particular, here are the […]

SFIAAFF announces line-up!

The 29th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF) has announced their programming! This annual event is the largest and most prestigious of its kind and we often look to them for inspiration and advice (just like an older […]