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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 [...]

/ 06/13/2012 10:44 PM

Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund 2012 will support one doc about Pakistan

cheap paroxetine online, buy clomid online. On June 11, 2012, the Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) and Gucci announced the 2012 recipients selected for the Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund. 8 international doc films chosen from a record number of submissions will receive $150,000.Ai??Among them, a doc film about Pakistan, “Two Children of the Red Mosque”, directed by Hemal Trivedi. The Fund, [...]

Tokyo Waka (2012, USA/Japan)
/ 06/11/2012 6:42 PM

Tokyo Waka (2012, USA/Japan)

Directors: John Haptas, Kristine Samuelson | 63 minutes | USA, Japan | 2012 | Language: English, JapaneseAi?? About Japan SYNOPSIS “TOKYO WAKA is a 63-minute documentary essay about Tokyoai??i??s crows, with digressions into art, history, and culture. It is a poem about Tokyo and its people, and the relentless tenacity of nature in a most unnatural world. Tokyo. A resilient [...]

6 doc films about Asia at Silverdocs 2012
/ 06/11/2012 5:35 PM

6 doc films about Asia at Silverdocs 2012

order zoloft, buy Zoloft online. For its 10ths anniversary, Silverdocs will have some Asian flavour. During 7 days (June 18-24, 2012), audience will be able to discover 6 doc films about Asia, from Canada, Ai??China,Ai??Korea and USA. THE VANISHING SPRING LIGHT Xun Yu “Fish” Ai??|Ai??2010 | China Ai??|Ai??Silver Spectrum | 112 min. Director Xun Yu uses a thoughtful approach to [...]

Korean EBSai??i??s education contents go global on Google’s YouTube
/ 05/25/2012 11:53 AM

Korean EBSai??i??s education contents go global on Google’s YouTube

Korea Educational Broadcasting System (EBS), Koreaai??i??s largest free-to-air public education broadcaster, has agreed to make EBS education contents available on Googleai??i??s YouTube, the worldai??i??s largest video sharing site. On May 15, at the headquarters of Google in California, US, EBS signed a contract of providing EBS contents to YouTube. This contract has paved the way for distributing EBS contents legally [...]

/ 05/24/2012 5:05 AM

Acid attack victims seek to block ‘Saving Face’ Pakistan screening (Global Post)

Acid attack victims who were featured in the Oscar-winning documentary “Saving Face” sought to block its screening in Pakistan. By Priyanka Boghani In May 23, 2012 The survivors of acid attacks who were featured in the Oscar-winning documentary “Saving Face” threatened to go to court to block the film from being shown in Pakistan, according to the BBC. The subjects [...]

L.A. Asian Pacific 2012:  6 prizes for docs about Asia
/ 05/19/2012 9:59 AM

L.A. Asian Pacific 2012: 6 prizes for docs about Asia

periactin without prescription, buy lioresal online. The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival gave several docs about Asia includingAi??Michael Collins’ “Give Up Tomorrow” which earned the audience prize for documentary film at the fest.Ai??”Give Up” exposed corrupt public officials in a backdrop to the struggle two mothers undertook over the fate of one young man. . In the documentary jury [...]

/ 05/17/2012 9:41 PM

Bradley Cox (USA):”There are a lot of people like me in Asia who have a passion to tell a particular story.”

Four daysAi??before to receive one of the Peabody Awards in NY (21st May) for his film “who killed Chea Vichea?”, the american director Bradley Cox, speaks aboutAi??the filmAi??and his passion for documentary and Asia. Could you introduce yourself ? IAi??used to run restaurants in New York City (where I was born) but realized I didnai??i??t want to be doing that [...]