18th Annual Edition
November 6-16, 2014 

Tuesday, 08 September 2009 01:05
Festival Sneak Preview!
Red Heroine (Centrepiece Presentation)

Fri Nov 13 8:00 pm | Royal Cinema | Canadian Premiere | Dir: Wen Yimin
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Red Heroine and White Monkey unleash the art of hand, sword, and powerful magic in the Canadian premiere of the only surviving silent “Kung Fu” film banned in China after the cultural revolution! RED HEROINE (China, 1929) features a modern score performed live by Devil Music Ensemble!

White on Rice (Feature Presentation)

Sat Nov 14 5:00 pm | Innis Town Hall | 14A | Toronto Premiere | Dir: Dave Boyle
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WHITE ON RICE (USA, 2009) is a quirky comedy about a Japanese family – Jimmy, a 40-year-old divorcé, who shares a bunk bed with his 10-year-old nephew. Set in a small American town, he embarks on an enthusiastic mission to replace his ex-wife with someone better, but comes up against his suave friend Tim (James Kyson Lee, HEROES).

Fruit Fly (FEATURE PRESENTATION)

Thu Nov 12 7:30 pm | Innis Town Hall | 14A | Toronto Premiere | Dir: H.P. Mendoza
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FRUIT FLY (USA, 2009) is a gay toe-tapping musical by the composer and co-star of the hit COLMA: THE MUSICAL (Reel Asian 2006) H.P. Mendoza. The story follows a young Filipina American performance artist as she searches for her heritage and love in Castro area, San Francisco.

The Ache (Feature Presentation)

Sun Nov 15 5:30 pm | Innis Town Hall | World Premiere | Dir: Keith Lock
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THE ACHE (Canada, 2009) is inspired by the life story of the film’s co-writer, poet and sex columnist Louise Bak. A young Chinese Canadian woman, who works in an erotic parlour, unravels the shameful mysteries of her cursed family and father’s illicit affair with a ghost.