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Last year, Julie Chang and Shaheen Ali were elected as the Chair and Vice-Chair of Reel Asian’s Board of Directors, and now the festival is looking for more individuals to contribute their skills and expertise to the organization.

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Join us for the 3rd annual Fire Horse Award Luncheon on Thursday May 23, 2024. Save the date!


Become a member and support our growing community of Asian filmmakers and artists while enjoying exclusive year-round benefits.

Thank you to our incredible sponsors and partners for making the 27th edition of Reel Asian possible!

Rewatch some of this year’s Reel Ideas: From the Ground Up panels over on our Youtube channel, including “Journey Back” with Fawzia Mirza and Zarrar Kahn and “To the Writers’ Room” with Léa Geronimo, Kara Harun, and Angelica Mendizabal.

Reel Asian Awards acknowledge emerging and established filmmakers alike, and we celebrate the increasing presence of Asian storytelling in Canada. Congratulations to all the 2023 award winners.

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