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13. November 2013 | Power Unit, Promotions | 0 comments »
It’s a new year for Power Unit Youth Organization, and that means new Executives and Team Leads! Please welcome our new team below and click here to learn more about them.
President: Rosana Zeng
Vice-President: Alice Chong
Youth Development Director: Maggie Cheung
PR & Marketing Director: Annabel Lee
Events Director: Cheryl Ng
Sponsorship Director: Winson Li
Finance Director: Jovee Zhang
Communications Coordinator: Jessica Chang
Night It Up! Project Chair: Shirley Ng
Night It Up! Project Vice-Chair: Stephen Kassim
Paint-A-Thon Project Chair: Sylvia Chan
The E3 Challenge Project Chair: Andy Wong
Creative Director: Evan Ling
Web Director: Tian Hu

Upcoming Events:
Want to become a part of Power Unit Youth Organization this year? Join us for our annual orientation on Sunday, November 17th, 2013.
Time: 1:30pm-4:30pm
Location: Canada Room, Markham Civic Centre If you haven’t filled out the orientation form, please do so here
This festival is a unique showcase of contemporary Asian cinema while providing a means for Asian media artists to exhibit their work, and increases awareness and appreciation for Asian cinema in Canada. PUYO is proud to be a community sponsor this year! The festival runs from November 5th to 16th. You can view the Richmond Hill schedule here.

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nominations

 

Want to show some appreciation to your fellow PUYO-ers?

The PUYO Annual Awards Program is back again this year to recognize our superstars and unsung heroes who went above and beyond their roles. Any PUYO member can submit nominations and be nominated.

Everyone is highly encouraged to fill out a nomination form!

 

Categories:

1. PUYO Spirit Award

2. PUYO Most Improved Award

3. PUYO Above & Beyond Recognition Award

4. PUYO YOU-FILL-IN-THE-BLANK Award

 

Go ahead and nominate someone you think deserves some recognition! Please submit your nomination athttp://goo.gl/s24W1Z.

 

Deadline: Saturday, August 31st, 2013 11:59pm.

Nomination forms will be reviewed by the PUYO Awards Committee, and the awards will be presented at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) in September 2013.

For more information, please email awards@power-unit.org.

26. October 2012 | Power Unit, Promotions | 0 comments »

Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, our community partner, is hosting their 2nd annual Richmond Hill film festival at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts!

Want to get FREE TICKETS to see these films?

Just comment on our PUYO Facebook Page (here) and tell us which film you’re most excited to see!

Winners will get TWO tickets to one of the films and they will be notified via Facebook Message!

Here are the four films that they will be presenting:

FLOATING CITY
Director Yim Ho / Hong Kong 2012 / Director in attendance
Cantonese with English subtitles / North American Premiere / Rated 14A / Trailer / Friday, November 16, 7:00pm
Directed by pioneering Hong Kong New Wave auteur Yim Ho, Floating City tells the true story of Bo Wah-Chuen (Aaron Kwok), as he rises from being an orphan on a Chinese fishing boat to the upper echelons of the notorious Imperial East India Trading Company.

CHA CHA FOR TWINS
Directors Yang Yi-Chien, Jim Wang / Taiwan 2012
Mandarin with English subtitles / Canadian Premiere / Rated PG / Trailer / Saturday, November 17, 1:30pm
Writer and co-Director Yang Yi-Chien, herself a twin, reaches into the emotional side of relationships between twin siblings in this charming Taiwanese film for all ages. Winner of Best Narrative Feature and Best Screenplay at the Taipei Film Festival.

THE WOODSMAN AND THE RAIN
Director Shuichi Okita / Japan 2011
Japanese with English subtitles / Canadian Premiere / Rated PG / Trailer / Saturday, November 17, 4pm
Celebrated Japanese actor Koji Yakusho plays a lonely lumberjack whose life is drastically changed when he’s unwittingly enlisted into helping a spineless young filmmaker to complete his low budget zombie movie.

THE FRUIT HUNTERS
Director Yung Chang / Canada 2012 / Guest in attendance
English / Toronto Premiere / Rated G / Saturday, November 17, 7pm
Award-winning Canadian documentary filmmaker Yung Chang’s The Fruit Hunters is a globetrotting tour of faraway places, filled with eccentric people to whom fruit is a way of life and not just a suggested daily dietary recommendation.


Good luck and see you at the festival!

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