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Bachir/Yerex Presentation Space

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 • Monday, November 11, 2019 | Total runtime: 83min | Rated PG

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These shorts consider our impact and influence on the environments we move through and simultaneously how space informs those very actions.

Featuring works by Cailleah Scott-Grimes*, Julia Kwan, Celeste Koon*, Meelad Moaphi*, Hunter Wu, Patrick G. Lee*.

* filmmaker in attendance

MOTHER TONGUES: THE JOURNEY OF TAM GOOSSEN | Dir: Cailleah Scott-Grimes* (Canada, 2019) | 22:00

This film follows the story of Tam Goossen, a Chinese-Canadian community activist and organizer who advocated for the Heritage Language program as a TDSB school board trustee in the 1990s.

THE ZOO | Dir: Julia Kwan (Canada, 2019) | 12:47

Tuk and a baby polar bear’s life seems entwined as they both witness the gradual changes in their living environment.

CELESTE AND MOULEE TILL THE END OF THE WORLD | Dir: Celeste Koon* (Canada, 2019) | 12:47

Celeste and her rabbit Moulee somehow find themselves waking up to the aftermath of an apocalyptic catastrophe. Now what?

WORTH | Dir: Meelad Moaphi* (Pakistan/Canada, 2019) | 13:50 | In Urdu with English subtitles

A single father struggles to sell his infant baby for money to safely escape with his daughter.

RED NIGHT | Dir: Hunter Wu (China, 2019) | 11:39 | In Chinese with English subtitles

Set in Shanghai, Lian Yi longs for Hong Kong and finds herself in a Hong Kong cafe sharing a meal with the two brothers who own it.

UNSPOKEN | Dir: Patrick G. Lee* (USA, 2019) | 10:44

What does it mean to create, find, and nurture chosen community? Unspoken shares the collective conversations of six queer and trans Asian Americans around their experiences to kinship, queerness, and acceptance.

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