Filmmaker Update: Yung Chang, Jeff Chiba Stearns

Yung Chang’s most recent documentary The Fruit Hunters will be presented as a two-party program on CBC’s The Nature of Things on February 21 & 28.  The first episode, The Evolution of Desires, will explore the origins of fruit’s diversity […]

Filmmaker Update: Ann Marie Fleming, Michael Fukushima, Meelad Moaphi

I Was a Child of Holocaust Survivors (directed by Ann Marie Fleming and produced by Michael Fukushima) won the JI Segal – Michael Moskovitz Award for a Film on a Jewish Theme last week! Congrats to them both.  Reel Asian […]

Filmmaker Updates: Mingu Kim, Desiree Lim

Mingu Kim’s documentary A Drummer’s Passion will be screening at this year’s inaugural Toronto Korean Film Festival as part of the Korean Canadian Shorts program on June 26, 2012 7:00PM at Innis Town Hall.  A Drummer’s Passion follows the legendary […]

Filmmaker Update: Gerry Balasta, Mingu Kim, Jeff Chiba Stearns

Check out what RA filmmakers Gerry Balasta, Mingu Kim and Jeff Chiba Stearns are up to…Gerry Balasta is currently working on The Solar Champion, a new comedy about a family of dreamers and the search for the next Manny Pacquiao. […]

Filmmaker Updates: Daichi Saito, Jeff Chiba Stearns, Stephanie Law, Midi Onodera, Devil Music Ensemble

Check out what RA filmmakers and artists are up to… Daïchi Saïto’s Never a Foot Too Far, Even was recently accepted into this year’s International Film Festival Rotterdam. This work was commissioned by Reel Asian and LIFT and shown as […]

Filmmaker Update: Shasha, Rich, Midi, Heather, Paul, Mingu

Shasha Nakhai and Rich Williamson’s The Sugar Bowl will be screening at the AmerAsia Film Festival in Montreal this March! The Sugar Bowl premiered at Reel Asian in 2011 as part of the Trailblazers Shorts Program. In celebration of LIFT‘s […]

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 […]