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401 Richmond Street West

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Toronto, ON M5V 3A8

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Reel Asian 2019 • Pulse Section | Youth Shorts Programme | 1:30 PM • Tuesday, November 12, 2019 | Total runtime: 69min | Rated PG

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Five films showcasing the power of digital mediums to show and tell stories, histories, and (re)actions.

Featuring works by Carol Nguyen, SJ Son, Woody Fu, Alexander Desouza*, Keziah Wei*, and Sharlene Bamboat*.

* filmmaker in attendance

NO CRYING AT THE DINNER TABLE | Dir: Carol Nguyen (Canada, 2019) | 15:40 | In English and Vietnamese with English subtitles

A collection of family secrets, confessions and confrontation.

GHOST | Dirs: SJ Son & Woody Fu (USA, 2019) | 4:28

What do ghosts and Asian Americans share in common?

SKIN | Dir: Alexander Desouza* (Canada, 2019) | 13:58

Addison and Brandon struggle with their respective insecurities about body image, especially when it begins to erode the trust in their relationship.

LIFE IS LIVE | Dir: Keziah Wei* (China/Singapore, 2019) | 15:27 | In Chinese with English subtitles

A short documentary following the life of Danny, a live-streaming celebrity living in China.

VIDEO HOME SYSTEM | Dir: Sharlene Bamboat (Pakistan/Canada, 2019) | 19:11 | In English and Urdu with English subtitles

An experimental documentary that traces the convergence of popular culture and politics in Pakistan during the 1980s and 1990s. This video showcases the connections between pop culture and nationalism, and how bootleg economies kept the cinema industry alive during periods of censorship.

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