#REELASIAN: 2023 TORONTO REEL ASIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL KICKS-OFF
Now in its 27th edition, the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival is back on today through November 19, 2023. The Festival features Pan-Asian talent in the Arts & Media through events and cinema.
This year’s Festival boasts 15 features and 57 shorts from Canada, India, Iran, Japan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and the United States. Programming targets all age groups, including young ones with their Wee Asian programme. Reel Asian will also present three thoughtful and creative multimedia experiences through their RA:X programme and welcome a number of esteemed industry professionals for their Reel Ideas conference.
Kicking-of the Festival this year is TIFF ’23 selection THE QUEEN OF MY DREAMS by Director Fawzia Mirza, starring Amrit Kaur (The Sex Lives of College Girls) and Hamza Haq (Transplant). The Film will get national distribution early 2024 via Cineplex Pictures. It all ends on a high note with the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN PITCH: Live Finale at CSI Annex.
Check-out this year’s programming schedule here.
Some highlights from Opening Night here:
(Photo/video credit: Mr. Will Wong)