Festival

Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival (Reel Asian) presented by National Bank is a unique showcase of contemporary Asian cinema and work from the Asian diaspora. As Canada’s largest Asian film festival, Reel Asian® provides a public forum for Asian media artists and their work, and fuels the growing appreciation for Asian cinema in Canada. The 19th annual film festival runs from November 5 – 15, 2015 in Toronto and Richmond Hill. Reel Asian will be showcasing special projects featuring prominent artists, musicians, up-and-coming filmmakers and also includes an Industry Series for creative minds to connect. Works presented at Reel Asian include films and videos by East, South and Southeast Asian artists in Canada, the U.S., Asia and all over the world.

This year’s festival programming to be announced at Reel Asian’s press conference in October 2015.

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Korean Canadians Behind the Screens

Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm
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Driving With Selvi

Nov 05 @ 7:30 pm
2014 Opening Night Party

Opening Night Gala Party

Nov 05 @ 9:30 pm
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Industry Series – Talking with Selvi

Nov 06 @ 3:00 pm
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Miss India America

Nov 06 @ 7:00 pm
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The Royal Tailor

Nov 06 @ 9:15 pm
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McDull: Me & My Mum

Nov 07 @ 12:00 pm
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Industry Series – Animation: Routes to Success

Nov 07 @ 1:00 pm
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Changing Season: On the Masumoto Family Farm

Nov 07 @ 2:00 pm
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Industry Series – Food Talk: Mas and Marcy Masumoto and local guests

Nov 07 @ 3:30 pm
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Retrospective on Randall Okita

Nov 07 @ 4:00 pm
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Canadian Spotlight Gala Reception

Nov 07 @ 6:00 pm
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Kirumi

Nov 07 @ 6:30 pm
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Things I Can’t Tell You Gallery Reception

Nov 07 @ 7:00 pm
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Miss Hokusai

Nov 07 @ 9:00 pm
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Industry Series – ‘So You Think You Can Pitch?’ Live Finale

Nov 08 @ 10:00 am
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Bali Big Brother

Nov 08 @ 1:00 pm
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Zinnia Flower

Nov 08 @ 3:15 pm
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Born to Run

Nov 08 @ 5:30 pm
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Our Times

Nov 08 @ 8:00 pm
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Industry Series – Artist Talk: Frankie Chen Yu-shan

Nov 09 @ 1:00 pm
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The World’s A Stage

Nov 09 @ 1:00 pm
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Industry Series – The Future is Online

Nov 09 @ 3:00 pm
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Our Times – Second Screening

Nov 09 @ 4:00 pm
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Unsung Voices 4

Nov 09 @ 6:45 pm
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Unsung Voices Reception

Nov 09 @ 8:00 pm
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Nov 09 @ 8:30 pm
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Lucky Town

Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm
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Industry Series – Casting: Finding the Right On-Screen Talent

Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm
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Industry Series – Canadian Films Shot in Asia

Nov 10 @ 3:00 pm
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Zinnia Flower – Second Screening

Nov 10 @ 4:30 pm
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Off the Menu: Asian America

Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm
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Food on Film Tasting Reception

Nov 10 @ 8:00 pm
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Badlands

Nov 10 @ 8:45 pm
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Industry Series – Television Writing & Producing

Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm
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Industry Series – Master Meetings: Screenwriting

Nov 11 @ 3:00 pm
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Industry Series – Master Meetings: Business & Legal Affairs

Nov 11 @ 3:00 pm
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Hungry Heart

Nov 11 @ 6:45 pm
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Port of Call

Nov 11 @ 8:45 pm
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Initiation Love

Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm
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Nov 12 @ 8:00 pm
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Seoul Searching

Nov 13 @ 8:00 pm
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Closing Night Party

Nov 13 @ 10:00 pm
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Two Thumbs Up

Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm
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Richmond Hill Opening Night Gala Party

Nov 14 @ 9:00 pm
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Industry Series – Canadian Spotlight: Artist Talk with Randall Okita

Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm
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I Am Somebody

Nov 15 @ 4:30 pm
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Full Strike

Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm
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Sacred Mountains

Nov 17 @ 6:30 pm

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