Archive for June, 2011

/ 06/25/2011 1:18 PM

UK / Cambodia: T. Sambath, “Killing Fields” filmmaker, wins top world journalism prize

An Award for uncovering the secrets of the brutal Pol Pot Regime

/ 06/22/2011 10:39 PM

Singapore Channel NewsAsia launches 3D documentary (

Under the skin of three cities in Asia - Tokyo, Shanghai and Singapore

/ 06/09/2011 1:20 AM

Shanghai: documentaries from Bulgaria, Germany, Korea and Israel take MIDA Honors (STVF)

The Magnolia International Documentary Awards (MIDA) honored outstanding documentaries yesterday at the Shanghai Television Festival. MIDA recognizes excellent documentary films in four categories: Social Documentary, History and Biography Documentary, Nature Documentary and Asian Documentary. . The Best Social Documentary award went to Bulgarian director Sophia Tzavella’s film “Paradise Hotel,” a story of people living in a housing block on the [...]

/ 06/08/2011 2:27 AM

“Himalayan Meltdown”: New Climate Change Film to Screen at Asia Society

Later this month, Asia Society’s centers in Washington, D.C., and New York will feature screenings of a new documentary on climate change entitled “Revealed: Himalayan Meltdown” (see trailer below). The 45-minute film, which shows June 9 in D.C. and June 14 in New York, features footage from Asia Society’s multimedia project China Green. Co-produced by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), [...]

/ 06/01/2011 10:26 PM

3rd Int’l Documentary Film Festival to open in Vietnam (

HANOI, June 1 (Xinhua) — The Third International Documentary Film Festival will take place in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi on June 8-14 and southern Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City on June 6-13, attracting film makers from Italy, France, Germany, Poland, Denmark, Switzerland, Belgium and Vietnam, the festival’s organizers announced at a press briefing here Wednesday. By Yang Lina   2011-06-01 “The festival [...]