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 […]

Free Japanese films at Bloor Cinema!

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Lots of film events happening this weekend! On December 7-9, The Japan Foundation and The Consulate General of Japan in Toronto teamed up together to bring three free films to Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – Til The Break of Dawn, […]

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. […]

Co-presentations with JAYU Human Rights Film Festival

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The 3rd Annual JAYU Human Rights Film Festival takes place from December 5-7, 2014. Reel Asian is proud to co-present three films at the festival – including Leftover (which screened at our festival earlier this year), Light Fly, Fly High and In […]

Reel Asian Co-presents Gulabi Gang at Cinema Politica

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Reel Asian is proud to co-present the multiple award-winning documentary Gulabi Gang at Cinema Politica on Tuesday December 2. Be sure to catch this impeccably shot film that follows a group of fearless women who fight gender violence in India with great ferocity. Director Nishtha Jain will […]

Reel Asian Co-Presents Uzumasa Limelight

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Reel Asian is proud to co-present the Toronto premiere of Uzumasa Limelight at Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre on November 26! Director Ken Ochiai and actress Chihiro Yamamoto will be in attendance for Q&A and post-screening sake/sushi reception. Uzumasa Limelight won the […]

That’s a wrap! Reel Asian 2014

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Time to recap Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival 2014 through photos! Thank you to our all of our festival sponsors and community partners for their support. Special shout-out to our amazing volunteers and committee members for all their hard work. Of […]

Richmond Hill Festival 2014 Recap

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Reel Asian celebrated our 5th year in Richmond Hill from November 15-16 right after our Closing Night in Toronto. We showed three exciting films (Manny, Overheard 3 and Brahmin Bulls) and also had a couple special guests in attendance! See […]