Monday, 4 November 2013

Toronto Reel Asian Film Fest (Nov. 5-16) Kicks Off with Bombay and the Boxer

The 17th Annual Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival (RA) is getting the party started right with an Opening Night that celebrates 100 years of Indian Cinema with Bombay Talkies, followed by an After Party in Yorkville's Empire Lounge. Bombay Talkies, a Cannes Film Festival gala showcase, is comprised of four short films by four of Mumbai's most talked about, hit box office directors: Karan Johar, Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap. The film his making its Canadian premiere, November 5, 7:00 pm at the Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West. Keep your ticket stub and the gala party (10:00 pm - 1:00 am) is free. Can't make the film but want to celebrate RA's kick-off? Then poney up $10 at the door. Click here for complete details.

Live in Richmond Hill? RA comes to you with your own Opening Night screening of UNBEATABLE (Ji Zhan) by director, Dante Lam. The film is about a boxer and aspiring MMA contender who gets involved with the single mother of a "sassy" ten year-old daughter. Look for Election's bad boy Jet, Nick Cheung in this one.

Friday,November 15,7:00pm
Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
10268 Yonge Street
Click here for details.


Sad that Hallowe'en is over? Well, don't be. RA is offering some "weird and wonderful" screenings that feature zombies, grave-robbing, explosive chokers and a vengeful serial killer. Click here for details about The Kirishima Thing, Tales From the Dark Part 1, Evangelion 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo and Confessions of Murder. Hope you get chills!

Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival
17th Annual Editon
November 5-16, 2013
Toronto & Richmond Hill

Credits: stills and trailer by Reel Asian with the exception of Bombay Talkier poster by

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