Backstory

Backstory

By Backstory Podcast @ Reel Asian
Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival presents “Backstory the Reel Asian podcast”, a podcast that highlights artists and issues relating to the Asian and Asian Canadian media landscape. Hosted by Aram Collier and Kelly Lui, the Reel Asian programming team is here to talk film, shop, and tea.

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Backstory is written and hosted by Aram Collier and Kelly Lui, and is produced by Seungwoo Baek.
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Creative2Creative, Take One Part Two (feat. Albert Shin, Gloria Ui Young Kim)
We continue on our conversation with Albert Shin and Gloria Ui Young Kim, delving deeper into the themes of creative distance and formative films. Albert and Gloria interview each other and become the first ever guests to make the gauntlet run of “7 RA Questions”. Follow the link here for the episode transcript: https://bit.ly/backstory-ep2-transcript Content Warning: mention of abuse, sexual violence, kidnapping. Plugs Disappearance at Clifton Hill (2019) is now available for streaming and download on iTunes, Google Play, and other major digital platforms in Canada. Watch the trailer at https://youtu.be/TjNYN5bqi8I. Queen of the Morning Calm (2019) will have a virtual screening on May 28th, at 9PM Eastern Time, hosted by the Canadian Film Fest. Check it out on SuperChannel. Watch the trailer at https://youtu.be/pILn_gorUHY. This episode uses the following multimedia samples and sources: "Paul Newman", Inside the Actors Studio (1994), Dir. Lou Del Prete "Say Good Night",  Joakim Karud "Jar Hut", Morusque
48:18
May 7, 2020
Creative2Creative, Take One (feat. Albert Shin, Gloria Ui Young Kim)
In this inaugural episode, Aram and Kelly host Albert Shin (Disappearance at Clifton Hill) and Gloria Ui Young Kim (Queen of the Morning Calm) to talk about their respective works. Albert and Gloria interview each other and become the first ever guests to make the gauntlet run of “7 RA Questions”. Follow the link here for the episode transcript: https://bit.ly/backstory-ep1-transcript Content Warning: mention of abuse, sexual violence, kidnapping. Plugs Disappearance at Clifton Hill (2019) will be available for streaming and download starting May 4th on iTunes, Google Play, and other major digital platforms in Canada. Watch the trailer at https://youtu.be/TjNYN5bqi8I. Queen of the Morning Calm (2019) will have a virtual screening on May 28th, at 9PM Eastern Time, hosted by the Canadian Film Fest. Check it out on SuperChannel. Watch the trailer at https://youtu.be/pILn_gorUHY. This episode uses the following multimedia samples and sources: Love Letter (1995), Dir. Shunji Iwai Disappearance at Clifton Hill (2019), Dir. Albert Shin Queen of the Morning Calm (2019), Dir. Gloria Ui Young Kim "Say Good Night",  Joakim Karud "Jar Hut", Morusque
56:45
April 30, 2020
Backstory
This is where our story begins.  We will be here last Thursday of every month, with a few exceptions.  Backstory podcast is written and hosted by Aram Collier and Kelly Lui. It's edited and produced by Seungwoo Baek, and is presented by Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival. If you  have any questions or want to say hey, reach out to us at backstory.ra@gmail.com. The episode uses a sample of "Welcome" by Anno Domini Beats.
02:40
April 22, 2020