The Aga Khan Museum and Reel Asian co-present the Toronto premiere of Himalaya Song by Gingger Shankar (vocals/double violin), Dave Liang (piano/electronics), and Mridu Chandra (video and narration).
This multimedia performance uses music, storytelling, and video to examine the Himalayas as they undergo major environmental and ecological change.
Ticket price includes Gala reception and access to Aga Khan Museum exhibitions. Galleries open until 11 pm on Thursday, November 13 for ticket holders.
EVENT: Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival: Himalaya Song
DATE: Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
TIME: 8:00 p.m. EST – 11:00 p.m. EST
FREE DROP-IN WORKSHOP 1 – 5pm!
Before the screening of Himalaya Song, visit the Bellerive Room for a workshop called “The Making of an Archive” led by Montreal artist Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen.
This photo digitization workshop and conversation session involves creating an online archive of Canadian immigrant experiences through amateur photographs. Learn more about this intriguing project here.
About Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival
The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival® is a unique showcase of contemporary Asian cinema and work from the Asian diaspora. Works include films and videos by East, South and Southeast Asian artist in Canada, the U.S., Asia and all over the world. As Canada’s largest Asian film festival, Reel Asian® provides a public forum for Asian media artists and their work, and fuels the growing appreciation for Asian cinema in Canada.
Founded in 1997 by producer Anita Lee and journalist Andrew Sun, this non-profit community-based festival has grown into an eagerly anticipated annual event that attracts thousands of attendees to 6 exciting days of galas, screenings, forums, workshops and parties.
Reel Asian gives audiences a chance to see cinematic achievement beyond the genres and directors typically associated with the represented countries – the fest is a cinephile’s must-see – The Globe & Mail
In a city crowded with the celebration of film, [Reel Asian] has matured into one of the best alternative film festivals going – The Toronto Star
Reel Asian proves that East is best – a generous serving of cinematic sensations – Eye Weekly
For the best contemporary films from East and Southeast Asia…this is the place to be – CityTV
Reel Asian is a proud member of the Independent Media Arts Alliance and is committed to paying industry-standard artist fees to artists, filmmakers & curators in all our initiatives.
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