Friday November 08, 2013 @ 6:00 pm | The Royal

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The Central Asian music scene is alive and roaring. A documentary about Uyghur rap crews, rock stars and their fans in the northwest of China.

Belgium, Canada, China, Holland 2012 Rated PG 53:00 Mandarin and Uyghur with English subtitles Canadian Premiere

Friday November 08, 2013 @ 8:00 pm | The Royal

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From grave-digging and ghost-hunting to revenge-seeking and demon-exorcising, directors Simon Yam, Lee Chi-Ngai and Fruit Chan create three distinct tales of Hong Kong horror to chill your bones, make you sweat and keep you hearing the whispers in the night.

Hong Kong 2013 Rated 18A 114:00 Cantonese with English subtitles Toronto Premiere

Friday November 08, 2013 @ 11:15 pm | The Royal

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

Japan 2012 Rated 14A 106:00 Japanese w/ English subtitles Toronto Premiere

Saturday November 09, 2013 @ 1:00 pm | The Royal

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“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.

Pakistan, USA 2013 Rated PG 90:00 Urdu, Dari, Pashtu, English with English subtitles Canadian Premiere

Saturday November 09, 2013 @ 4:00 pm | The Royal

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

USA 2013 Rated PG 93:00 English International Premiere

Saturday November 09, 2013 @ 7:00 pm | The Royal

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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.

USA 2013 Rated PG 113:00 English Canadian Premiere

Saturday November 09, 2013 @ 9:45 pm | The Royal

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15 years after a serial killer terrorized the nation, he reveals his identity in a tell-all biography. Fueled by a desire for vengeance, Detective Choi comes face-to-face with the murderer to settle the score once and for all.

South Korea 2012 Rated 18A 119:00 Korean with English subtitles Toronto Premiere

Sunday November 10, 2013 @ 2:00 pm | The Royal

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This Taiwanese box-office comedy hit serves up gut-busting laughs as Wan (played by Kimi Hsia), daughter of banquet caterer Master Fly Spirit, teams up with her mother to bring catering honour back to their family name.

Taiwan 2013 Rated G 145:00 Taiwanese with English subtitles Canadian Premiere

Sunday November 10, 2013 @ 5:30 pm | The Royal

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Following in the steps of Whale Rider and Beasts of the Southern Wild, this coming-of-age story from the lush and seldom-seen country of Laos has captivated critics and audiences around the world.

Australia, Laos 2013 Rated G 96:00 Lao with English subtitles Toronto Premiere

Sunday November 10, 2013 @ 8:00 pm | The Royal

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The meteoric rise of Jeremy Lin, from an NBA benchwarmer to a worldwide phenomenon, coined the term “Linsanity” and created one of the most unforgettable stories in sports and Asian American history.

USA 2013 Rated G 88:00 English, Mandarin with English subtitles Toronto Premiere