Loading Events

Shorts In Conversation – Curated by Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival

  • 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm | Wednesday May 24, 2023
  • Interspace | Ace Hotel Toronto
  • 51 Camden St
  • Free

Our series, “Shorts In Conversation,” makes a moment for cinema and dialogue. We invite an organization to curate a showing of films alongside their makers, followed by the directors in dialogue about their craft. The month of May begins our partnership with Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival.  Screening focuses on their #untiltomorrow Archive.


Reel Asian will be featuring films & local filmmakers from their #untiltomorrow archive that records shorts now made available online that have been programmed throughout the history of Reel Asian, which goes all the way back to 1997!


Works by Howie Shia, Flutter (7 min; 2006) and SoJin Chun, Officer Tuba Meets Happy Ghost (5 min; 2011), Andrea Nirmala Widjajanto, SRIKANDI (8 min; 2022) and Haaris Qadri, majboor-e-mamool (8 min; 2022) are confirmed.


All films screening will be accompanied with open captions or English subtitles (all languages will be subtitled, including English).

For any access needs (or accessibility concerns) for the events, please contact michael.nyarkoh@acehotel.comAny ASL interpreter requests must be booked 72 hours in advance.

Other events happening on May 24, 2023

6:00pm @ Form

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival presents: Methodologies of Collage at Form

Join us for a night of collage with Maggie Groat presented by Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. The artist will share insights into their approach to collage and methodologies of making works on paper. Participants will be provided with materials to explore making a collage, and are encouraged to bring their own images and source material if desired. 

Read more

Upcoming events at Ace Hotel Toronto

Ace Hotel Toronto
6:00pm @ Interspace

Class of '23 at Interspace

Class of ’23 is a three-part series bringing sexual health, community, and movement together organized by FUNCTION. From April through June, join us for a night of free programming, where together, we’ll dive into the importance of HIV education, get to know some of Ballroom’s most influential performers, and explore the beauty of voguing. This month, we’ll discuss Empowerment, Solidarity, and Community Support with Rosacea Cheeks Imperium, followed by a Vogue masterclass and conversation with Legendary Malik Miyake-Mugler and Kevin…

Read more
Ace Hotel Toronto
7:00pm @ Evangeline

New Hope presents NIGHTCAP at Evangeline

On the last Sunday of the month, an artist, DJ or collective makes Evangeline their playground for the night. New Hope is here to push possibility through sound, featuring a novel performance each night and an ever-evolving rotation of Toronto visionaries. With electrifying DJ sets by Ace Dillinger and Syd to conclude one of the best weekends of 2023, Pride. NIGHTCAP is an evening dedicated to new friends, great vibes and a likkle bubble. RSVPs do not guarantee entry, it’s first come first served.


Read more