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 […]

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. […]

Alvis Choi & Althea Balmes at Mayworks

On now through May 15, the Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts celebrates its 29th season at venues throughout the city. Alvis Choi and Althea Balmes both served on Reel Asian’s programming committee in 2013 and they have […]

Asians Inside & Out!

Reel Asian is proud to be a community co-presenter of Nancy Nicol’s Canada/India coproduction No Easy Walk To Freedom at the 24th annual Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival.  The film will screen at noon on Sunday, June 1, in […]

Asians Keep on Rock’n in the ReelWorld

While we are not officially co-presenting anything at this year’s ReelWorld Film Festival, we are happy that our filmmakers (and some of our films!) are all over the programme. Here is a rundown of films with connections to Reel Asian, […]

“The Home Promised” thanks you for all your help!

They did it! After a month-long run, The Home Promised successfully reached their crowdfunding campaign goal on Indiegogo. Big thank you to all the funders who helped The Home Promised reach their goal of $5,000!!! If you missed the deadline […]

Congrats to all the winners at the CSAs!

It was a fantastic week of celebrating homegrown Canadian talent in film, television and digital programming. The week-long event, culminating to last night’s red carpet Awards Gala, displayed a wealth of talent dedicated to honouring Canadian stories. Amongst those who […]