Good Men Good Women: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien

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Reel Asian is proud to be the official Community Partner of TIFF’s Hou Hsiao-hsien retrospective!   Taking place from January 29 – March 1, Good Men Good Women: The Films of Hou Hsiao Hsien is a complete retrospective devoted to the great […]

Filmmaker Update: John Pirozzi

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There’s a saying that “Music is the soul of a nation”. What happens when a nation’s music is silenced? Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll is a fascinating documentary about Cambodia’s modern music history. The film captures […]

Reel Asian Co-Presents “Last Days in Vietnam”

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Reel Asian is proud to co-present documentary Last Days in Vietnam from award-winning filmmaker, Rory Kennedy. The gripping film chronicles the final frantic days of the Vietnam War when American citizens and soldiers were ordered by the U.S. government to evacuate the […]

Reel Asian Co-Presents “Monk With A Camera”

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Reel Asian kicks off the new year with our first film co-presentation! We’re excited to co-present documentary film Monk With a Camera at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema on Friday January 9, 2015. After abandoning a privileged life and promising photography career to become […]

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 […]