You Be Seen: UBC Alumni Showcase

Reel Asian is excited to partner with UBC Faculty of Arts & Alumni UBC to present this showcase of emerging UBC alumni filmmakers on our CineSend portal from Oct 8-15, 2021.

Free Online Encore Screening of The Paper Tigers

Join us for an online encore screening of action comedy, The Paper Tigers by director Tran Quoc Bao starring Alain Uy, Ron Yuan, and Mykel Shannon Jenkins on August 28!

Free Drive-in Screening of The Paper Tigers with DriveInTO at CityView

Join us for a drive-in movie presentation of action comedy, The Paper Tigers by director Tran Quoc Bao starring Alain Uy, Ron Yuan, and Mykel Shannon Jenkins at Cityview Drive-in Polson Pier on Tuesday August 24! Advance tickets are required.

Free Outdoor Screening of Daft Punk, Leiji Matsumoto, and director Kazuhisa Takenouchi’s Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem

Join us for Reel Asian's first in-person event with Toronto Outdoor Picture Show. We're presenting Daft Punk, Leiji Matsumoto, and Kazuhisa Takenouchi's masterful film that serves as a visual companion to Discovery, the second studio album by Daft Punk. Advance tickets are required.

Place Settings: Routes and Rituals

Reel Asian is excited to partner with Critical Distance Centre for Curators on their durational exhibition Place Settings with a selection of video-based works presented on VUCAVU’s online platform for free from July 14-18, 2021.

Unsung Voices 2021 Info Session

Reel Asian is excited to open applications to Unsung Voices: Youth Video Production Workshop in its tenth year. To help applicants prepare their application, an info session will be held online on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET.

Free Asian Heritage Month Screening and Panel Discussion of Who Killed Vincent Chin?

Join us for a special Asian Heritage Month screening and panel discussion of the Oscar-nominated documentary Who Killed Vincent Chin?

Level Up Your Game Behind the Scenes April 14 Industry Session

Are you developing your first feature live action or documentary film, first web series, or first TV pilot? Are you looking to apply for funding or pitching to funders for your next project? If you are, this is a good time to think about your plans and level up your producing chops. 

Watch Joyce Wong’s Wexford Plaza on National Canadian Film Day April 21

Join us on National Canadian Film Day for a special presentation of Joyce Wong's WEXFORD PLAZA.

Yue Moon: A CreateSpace Artist Talk

Building upon last year's Yue Moon project, artists PUFF Paddy and Winnie Truong meet to discuss community-engaged public art. Join the free Virtual Artist Talk on March 25th from 4:30pm to 6pm. ASL interpretation, closed captioning, and English to Mandarin translation will be available throughout this event.

We Were SMART Screening

Based on in-depth interviews with migrant workers born in the 1990s and 2000s, Director Yifan Li tells the stories of China’s Sha-ma-te (referred to as SMART) subculture in his film We Were SMART. Join us for a free online screening of the film, viewable from Feb 18 at 7pm ET to Feb 19 at 7pm ET.

Minari Advance Screening

Join us for an online advance screening of Lee Isaac Chung's Minari. Viewable from Feb 5 at 9pm ET to Feb 6 at 9pm ET followed by a pre-recorded Q&A with the director and cast, hosted by Sandra Oh.

Codes of Contact Info Session

Sign up for the first public update about the Codes of Contact incubator initiative, live-streamed 7:00-8:00PM on Fri Oct 30.

Festival Live Events Listing

Reel Asian features live Q&As, artist talks, panels & special events every day of the festival - see them all at a glance to get the most out of your festival experience!

Fall Film Festival Digital Tasting Tour

Seven fall film festivals are joining forces to offer each other's audiences a selection of free programming designed to ease the burdens of social restrictions in the Greater Toronto Area.

Queen of the Morning Calm Screening and Live Q&A

Join us for an online screening of Queen of the Morning Calm Oct 9 – 12 with a live Q&A on Oct 10 with director Gloria Ui Young Kim and cast member Eponine Lee.

#ReelAsian24 is going Digital! Online festival coming this November

The 24th edition of Reel Asian is going online, and for the first time ever across Canada this November 12 – 19!

Drive-in Movie Event: BE WATER

In 1971, after being rejected by Hollywood, Bruce Lee returned to his parents’ homeland of Hong Kong to complete four iconic films.

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