The Reel Asian International Film Festival was held on November 7 to 15 in various venues and theaters in Toronto, Canada. Though there were some paid events ranging from 15 to 25 dollars, some events were freely given!
This festival showcases the uniqueness of contemporary Asian media arts that includes film and cinema. It includes works from Asian artists in the United States, Canada, all of Asia and all over the world. Founded in 1997, this non-profit, community-based festival attracts many audiences with its series of film screenings, workshops, forums, and parties.
In this article, we list down the best of the best films that made a show-stopping experience for the audience. Make sure to allow time to watch each of these for a sure thrill!
- Ms. Purple – drama anthology by Korea and US
- The Last Stitch – a documentary memoir by Hongkong and Canada
- Gyopo – drama by South Korea and Canada
- What We Left Unfinished – hybrid documentary and fiction by Qatar, US, and Afghanistan
- Yellow Rose – drama by Philippines and US
- We Are Little Zombies – drama by Japan
- Love Boat: Taiwan – a documentary by Taiwan and US
- Lucky Grandma – thriller by the US