The 2014 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival

Want to see the GTA’s best showcase of contemporary Asian cinema? Don’t miss the 2014 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival.

Point of View is thrilled to be co-presenting no less than four great documentaries at this year’s festival, and we have a pair of tickets up for grabs for each of them. Want to win them? Here’s how:

1) Sign up for our e-newsletter – look to the right of this paragraph and you should see the “GET OUR NEWSLETTER” block. Enter your email and follow the instructions.

2) Email info[at]povmagazine[dot]com with subject line “Reel Asian 2014” and tell us what film you want tickets for (and in the case of 9-MAN, which screening). You’re welcome to enter to see all four!

Make sure to enter by 12pm EST on Thursday, October 30, 2014. Winners will be notified by end of day, and will have tickets waiting for them at the screenings.

See below for screening times, locations, synopses, and ticket links.


9-MAN
Fri Nov 7 @ 8:45pm, The Royal Theatre (608 College St)

Encore Screening Just Added! Sunday November 9 @ 12pm, The Royal (608 College St)

9-Man documents the uniquely Chinese-American sport, and presents an entertaining, funny, and sharp conversation about contemporary Asian America, as players not only battle for a championship but fight to preserve a sport that holds so much history. (Buy tickets)


BEYOND BEAUTY: TAIWAN FROM ABOVE
Sat Nov 8 @ 1:30pm, The Royal Theatre (608 College St)

The first film documenting Taiwan from an aerial perspective, the documentary describes both the “beauty and sorrow” of Taiwan by juxtaposing awe-inspiring views of its rich biodiversity with images of industrial devastation wrought by humans. (Buy tickets)


MANSHIN: TEN THOUSAND SPIRITS
Mon Nov 10 @ 8:15pm, AGO Jackman Hall (317 Dundas St W)

A thought-provoking, sensory documentary from Park Chan-kyong (Day Trip and Night Fishing), Manshin provides an in-depth look at the indigenous belief of shamanism, told through the famed shaman Kim Keum-hwa’s life story. Starring Moon So-Ri, Kim Sae-ron, and Ryoo Hun-kyung. (Buy tickets)


MANNY
Sat Nov 15 @ 7pm, Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts (10268 Yonge St)

The life of internationally renowned Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao is a fantastic rags-to-riches story. Now, almost two decades later, the country of 100 million people comes to a complete standstill to watch him fight. (Buy tickets)

Visit reelasian.com for the full festival schedule.