This is certainly an interesting listen. A rock song played with a traditional Chinese instrument. The player is Michelle Kwan from Vancouver.
Archive for the ‘Asian Canadian’ Tag
BeingDru features Dru Soo, an actor and host, who also does comedy videos. She’s mostly Chinese with a bit of Indian, born and raised in Trinidad and currently lives in Toronto, Canada. Yes, Chinese people are everywhere.
The 37th ed. of the Montreal World Film Festival will have film screenings from August 22 to September 2.
There will also be free outdoor screenings at 8:30pm (part of their Movies Under the Stars programming) at the Place des Arts Esplanade. On Thursday July 29, Balzac et la Petite Tailleuse Chinoise / Xiao Cai Feng will be screening with French subtitles. The film is based on the semi-autobiographical novel of the same name and directed by its author as well, Dai Sijie. it stars Chen Ku, Liu Ye and Zhou Xun.
There are even more free screenings covering the past year’s worth of local Quebec films or films made by Quebecers at L’Espace Culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme in the Place des Art building. One of the films of note, which was Canada’s submission for the Foreign Film category at the Academy Awards, is Rebelle / War Witch, directed Kim Nguyen who’s based in Montreal. It will screen at 3:30pm on Saturday August 24, 6pm on Tuesday August 27 and 8:30pm on Friday August 30.
There are a lot of interesting Asian films there and you can search for them easily on their website by country.
Julie Kim appears to be new to the comedy scene, there are some youtube clips from 2012. She’s currently based in Vancouver. I noticed her on a CBC clip of the Halifax comedy show.
For details visit Cinema du Parc’s webswite.
ShimmyCocoPuffsss has been around for a while making funny vids. He’s from Chatham, Ontario and here he tells us what he learned growing up. Expect funny and childish, shimmy style!
I’m sure the fangirls will enjoy this one where the two Asian Canadian youtubers do some dancing with each other. Repping the east is JeffreyFever from Montreal and repping the west is Chengman from Vancouver.