Reel Asian 2017: Stand Up Man

An aspiring stand up comedian finds himself caring for his teenage cousin in Stand Up Man. Moses Kim (Daniel Jun) is a Korean-Canadian comedian, who moves back to Windsor from Toronto to run his parent’s Japanese restaurant, following his marriage to Yoojin (Rosalina Lee). Already dissatisfied with life in Windsor, Moses is shocked to find out […]

Reel Asian 2017: Blade of the Immortal

A young woman recruits the help of a samurai who can’t die, in order to get revenge for his father’s death in Blade of the Immortal. One night, the father of Rin Asano (Hana Sugisaki) is challenged and killed by the Itto-ryu lead by Anotsu Kagehisa (Sôta Fukushi). Now on her own, Rin seeks the help of […]

Reel Asian 2017: Women of the Weeping River

A rivalry between two family’s results in violence in Women of the Weeping River. In a remote area of the Southern Philippines, recent widow Satra finds herself in the middle of a conflict between two families. While Satra does want vengeance for the death of her husband, she also desires a peaceful life with her son […]

Reel Asian 2017: Made in Vietnam

A young man travels to Vietnam in search of his father in Made in Vietnam. In 1981, Thi Vo escaped Vietnam with his mother, while his father was caught and thrown in jail. Growing up in Calgary with no connection to his father, Thi decided to make the trip to Vietnam and track down his father. […]

Reel Asian 2017: Brotherhood of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield

An imperial guard finds himself framed for treason in Brotherhood of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield. Shen Lian (Chen Chang) is an imperial guard captain in 1627 Beijing, who eight years prior saved, his now colonel, Lu Wenzhao (Yi Zhang) on the battlefield. Shen is assigned to assassinate artist Bei Zhai (Mi Yang), who is apparently working […]

Reel Asian 2017: Bad Genius

A highly intelligent Taiwanese high school student helps her classmates cheat on exams in Bad Genius. Lynn (Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying) is a math genius living on her own with her father, who is enrolled into an elite high school on a scholarship. She quickly befriends Grace (Eisaya Hosuwan) and her boyfriend Pat (Teeradon Supapunpinyo), who want […]