Asian picks at Hot Docs

This year’s Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival takes place April 26 – May 6, 2012 at 1o theatres across downtown Toronto.  This much-anticipated annual festival includes an impressive 189 docs from 51 countries.  Highlights from this year include an opening night film about one of China’s most controversial artists, Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry by Alison Klayman and RA filmmaker Yung Chan’s newest doc China Heavyweight which will be seen at 35 Cineplex theatres across the country as part of the Doc Live! program.  Yung Chang also directed Up the Yangtze, which Reel Asian screened in 2010.  Here are our Asian picks from this year’s festival:

For full 2012 Hot Docs programming, click here.