Asian Heritage Film Festival
Asian Heritage Film Festival

Asian Heritage Film Festival

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Asian Heritage Film Festival
Asian Heritage Film Festival

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Asian Heritage Film Festival

11AM EST | July 30

Now in its 13th year, the Reelworld Screen Institute, in partnership with the Canadian Foundation for Asian Culture, presents the Asian Heritage Film Festival.

The festival will begin with a speciNow in its 13th year, the Reelworld Screen Institute, in partnership with the Canadian Foundation for Asian Culture, presents the Asian Heritage Film Festival.

The festival will begin with a special screening of the feature film, “In the Rumbling Belly of Motherland”, directed by Brishkay Ahmed, and followed by a Shorts Programme focused on Asian intergenerational stories. Asian Heritage Month may be over, but now more than ever, Asian Canadians must be celebrated throughout the year. So in this vein, we’re bringing you Ahmed’s incredible and prescient story of journalists in Kabul reporting breaking news on Taliban and US peace talks, and a series of short films exploring intergenerational conflict across the Asian diaspora.

These virtual screenings will be followed by pre-recorded Q&A’s with the Directors, moderated by Zaarin Bushra, Programming Coordinator at Reelworld.

Screenings will start at 11AM EST starting with the feature film followed by a Q/A with the filmmaker, the shorts program will follow at 12:45PM EST followed by a Q/A with the shorts filmmakers.

Special Thanks to the Canadian Foundation for Asian Culture

Canadian Foundation for Asian Culture

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