May 27

WHO KILLED VINCENT CHIN? SCREENING AND PANEL IN THE NEWS


AVAILABLE NOW FREE tickets for Who Killed Vincent Chin? doc and post-screening panel discussion are available until 10pm ET May 27 with presentation viewable until 11:59pm ET, May 27Renee Tajima-Peña and Christine Choy tenaciously cover the events surrounding the murder and trial as movements build for justice while investigating and exposing white supremacy, American chauvinism, and the legal system that upholds them. Nominated for an Oscar for best feature-length documentary in 1989, Who Killed Vincent Chin? is a masterfully crafted film full of nuance and pointed fury that has served as a flashpoint for generations of filmmakers and activists. Unavailable on commercial streaming platforms and rarely screened, Who Killed Vincent Chin? is an essential part of our cinematic and community history and remains all too relevant to our present. We see in this film the power of storytelling to document, witness, and shake an audience to the core.  
 FREE TICKETS
DON’T MISS THE PANEL DISCUSSION Co-director Renee Tajima-Peña and activist/educator (and cousin of Vincent Chin) Annie Tan come together for the first time to discuss Chin’s legacy, the need for solidarity and support for Black Lives Matter, and activism through filmmaking in a panel moderated by doc filmmaker Yung Chang.MORE INFO
WHO KILLED VINCENT CHIN? SCREENING AND PANEL IN THE NEWS
Hear more about this special Asian Heritage Month event in a podcast interview with Made In and a radio interview with The kultur’D Show (at 35:20)
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Reel Asian has partnered with TIFF to bring Asian Canadian filmmakers Romeo Candido, Fawzia Mirza, Joyce Wong, Shasha Nakhai together on a panel with CBC Comedy’s Jennifer Shin (co-chair of Reel Asian’s board of directors) on May 27 to dive into their creative processes for feature filmmaking, and explore how filmmaking for diverse creators is increasingly a social and political act.REGISTER HEREToronto Reel Asian International Film Festival®. Canada’s Premier Pan-Asian Film Festival. The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival gratefully acknowledges the support of government funders the Government of Canada, Canada Council for the Arts, Telefilm Canada, Government of Ontario, Ontario Arts Council, Ontario Creates, and Toronto Arts Council.© Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival. All rights reserved. “Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival” and “Reel Asian” are registered trademarks of Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival.