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!
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Here are the four films that they will be presenting:
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.