Archive for June, 2012

/ 06/21/2012 3:13 PM

Submission deadline for DMZ Korean International Documentary Festival

DMZ Korean International Documentary Festival (DMZ DOCS)Ai??is almost closing its call for submission for its 4th edition which will happen inAi??September 20-26, 2012. DEADLINE: July 2, 2012 DMZ Korean International Documentary Festival (DMZ DOCS) is an annual festival for documentary films presented jointly by Gyeonggi province and Paju city. Held in aAi??buffer zone, the Korean Demilitarized Zone, DMZ Docs 2012 [...]

Mama Rainbow a?i??ei???a????i??a?? (China, 2012)
/ 06/21/2012 10:38 AM

Mama Rainbow a?i??ei???a????i??a?? (China, 2012)

order celebrex, purchase Zoloft. Title (English): Mama Rainbow Title (original): a?i??ei???a????i??a?? Online video trailer Synopsis: For Chinese parents, finding out that their kid is gay usually presents a major tragedy, with the big majority utterly unable to accept the homosexuality of their son or daughter. However, during recent years a fresh rainbow wind has been blowing over the Chinese mainland: [...]

/ 06/20/2012 5:16 PM

Open City Docs Fest London 2011 will screen 7 doc films from or about Asia

21st – 24th June – OPEN CITY DOCS FEST -Celebrating the best of documentary film in the heart of London - “Open City Docs Fest” is a festival devoted to exploring the world we live in through the vision of documentary film. This year, the diverse programme offers more than 100 films from around the world, including 7 doc films [...]

/ 06/20/2012 9:59 AM

From “Mohammed to Maya”: A Spiritual Transition (indiawest)

Maya Jafer, a transgender Muslim woman from South Asia, shares her story in the documentary, ai???Rites of Passage.ai???Ai?? Growing up in India, the only person who knew Mohammed Jaferai??i??s true identity was a Buddhist monk: ai???I see the woman in you,ai??? he said, ai???and I want to call you Maya because I see a lot of love in you.ai??? But [...]

/ 06/19/2012 10:14 AM

Seungjun Yi (S. Korea) :”global audience would like to see docs about Asia with different perspectives”

Seungjun Yi is the lucky director of “Planet of Snail” for which he recently won many awards. In this exclusive interview for ADN, the South Korean doc maker speaks about his film and his new project. Ai??Ai?? Could you introduce yourself (education, career background, filmography) ? I studied Asian history at my university and started my carrier as a documentary [...]

/ 06/18/2012 2:14 PM

Chinese Visual Festival London 2012 will screen 17 doc films from and about China

The annual Chinese Visual Festival, which will take place this June and July throughout various venues across London, will showcase some of the most exciting independent documentary films made in China today.Ai?? Only in its second year, the Chinese Visual Festival offers audiences a rare glimpse of everyday life in China, providing an alternative voice to the regulated national film [...]

Sundance embraces documentary film on girls adopted from China (Washington Times)
/ 06/18/2012 10:27 AM

Sundance embraces documentary film on girls adopted from China (Washington Times)

NEW YORK, June 6, 2012 ai??i?? A new documentary film is generating big interest in the adoption community. Although “Somewhere Between”, a documentary about four teenage girls adopted from China and living in the United States, is not yet ready for national release, it has received an Audience Award at the Hot Docs Film Festival in Toronto and has been [...]

/ 06/16/2012 4:09 PM

“Sri Lankaai??i??s Killing Fields” set for Britdoc Good Pitch 2012

baclofen tablets buy, order zithromax. Eight films, including one about Asia, “Sri Lankaai??i??s Killing Fields” have been selected to take part in the Good Pitch Europe 2012, a partnership between the Channel 4 Britdoc Foundation and the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program. The one-day pitching event, held at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in London on June 25, brokers [...]

(Shanghai) Magnolia awards honor touching documentaries (Shanghai Daily)
/ 06/15/2012 5:05 PM

(Shanghai) Magnolia awards honor touching documentaries (Shanghai Daily)

The much-coveted Magnolia International Documentary Awards were handed out to winning Chinese and foreign filmmakers yesterday. By Xu Wei in Shanghai Daily,Ai??2012-6-15 The Best Documentary (60 minutes and up) award went to Israeli director Yael Hersonski’s “A Film Unfinished.” Her film seeks the truth behind one of the most mysterious Nazi propaganda films ever shot inside the Warsaw Ghetto. It [...]

Land of the Panda (France / China)
/ 06/15/2012 1:58 PM

Land of the Panda (France / China)

Title: Land of the Panda Synopsis: Reclusive and enigmatic, giant pandas are among the most lovable of the wordai??i??s endangered species. Now for the first time in high definition, bamboo shoots give way to close up shots of these extraordinary creatures in their natural habitat. Shot on location in the misty mountains of China, the undoubted highlight is rare footage [...]