LIFT co-presents “Been Here So Long” at Reel Asian

Our Origin Is Interconnection by Althea Balmes

LIFT co-presents the “Been Here So Long” program
at the 2017 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival

2017 marks the 150th year of the Confederation of Canada. With funding from the Ontario150 program and in partnership with Vtape, Reel Asian asked various young artists to rework and reimagine archival footage and home videos based on and inspired by Asian Canadian histories within the province.


Have A Safe Trip by Henry Heng Lu
Our Origin Is Interconnection by Althea Balmes
The True North Strong and Free by Miyoshi Nagao
We Dance At Home (Chúng Tôi Nhẩy Đầm ở Nhà) by Julia Huynh
A Mother’s Love by Rebecca Hong
Sailors by Alvin Luong
Symophony by Winnie Wu
But You’re Not Black by Danielle Ayow


Friday 10 November 2017 –

Non-members: Regular $16.50
Members: Student/Senior $14.50

TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3 
350 King Street West 
Toronto ON Canada