Critical Writing Index

The Reel Deal

by Gloria Kim

FILMPRINT - The magazine of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto, Jan. 2007, v. 27, no. 1, pp. 5-7

The article talks about the 2006 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, its program, the future of the festival as well as the North American Asian cinema in general. The author provides descriptions of some of the films that can be seen during the festival: Richard Fung's Sea in the Blood, Samual Kiehoon Lee's 5x90: The Wake, Alison S. M. Kobayashi's Dan Carter, and Ho Tam's Books of James as well as the new initiatives undertaken by the festival: an industry series and website called

ITEM 2007.052 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Luo Li

Julia Kwan

Ruthann Lee

Ann Marie Fleming

Sea in the BloodRichard Fung

Kanhthuan Tran

5x90: The WakeSamual Kiehoon Lee

Dan CarterAlison S. M. Kobayashi

Books of JamesHo Tam