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Karin Chien to Speak at Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival

Karin Chien to serve as one of the panelists at Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival

SAT NOV 12 | 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM |

NO ONE WRITES TO THE COLONEL 460 College St @ Bathurst Toronto, Canada


What is the future of Asian North American media in the current global context and the ascension of Asia? And where can Asian Canadian filmmakers position themselves within this evolving trajectory? Expert panelists weigh in to share their perspectives on our future. A must-see event. It might get existential!


Anita Lee, Producer, National Film Board of Canada, Co-founder of Reel Asian


Karin Chien, president and founder of dGenerate Films Karin Chien is an independent film producer based in New York City, and the 2010 recipient of the Independent Spirit Producers Award. Karin has produced eight feature-length films, including CIRCUMSTANCE (2011), THE EXPLODING GIRL (2009), and THE MOTEL (2005), which have won over 75 festival awards, premiered at Sundance and Berlin, and received international distribution. Karin is in production on UNTITLED (STRUCTURES), a film installation commissioned by the Menil Institute, LACMA, and Des Moines Art Center. Karin is in post-production on two features, P. Benoit’s STONES IN THE SUN about exile from Haiti, and Bradley Rust Gray’s JACK & DIANE starring Juno Temple. Karin is the president and founder of dGenerate Films, the leading distributor of independent Chinese cinema. Karin is also the director of the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) Fellowship and the curator of the Chinatown Film Project, an inaugural film exhibition for the Museum of Chinese in America.

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