Post Tagged with: "hbo"

/ 05/05/2012 10:23 AM

HBO picks up “Cherry Blossom” for its summer docs line up

U.S. pay-TV net HBO has unveiled its seven-week summer monday docs line-up, setting June and July dates for 7 titles including one about Asia: “The Tsunami & The Cherry Blossom”. The season kicks off on June 18. Lucy Walker’s “The Tsunami & the Cherry Blossom” will premiere on July 16, looking at survivors of Japan’s March 2011 tsunami who find [...]

/ 02/15/2012 11:31 PM

Oscar-nominated doc “Saving Face” debuts March 8 on HBO

Oscar-nominated documentary “saving face”, spotlighting brave pakistani survivors of acid attacks and the determined doctor who returns to his homeland to help them, debuts march 8, exclusively on hbo. Every year in Pakistan, many people – the majority of them women – are known to be victimized by brutal acid attacks, while numerous other cases go unreported. With little or [...]

/ 01/28/2012 10:02 PM

Three docs about Asia in the Oscars 2012′s Academy Awards nominations

On January 24, the nominations for the 2012 84th Annual Academy Awards took place at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Among the 10 docs and short docs of the selection, 3 are about Asia. The 2012 Oscars will be held on February 26 at Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre. . Documentary Feature Hell And Back Again (about Afghanistan) If A Tree Falls Short: [...]

/ 11/11/2011 6:39 PM

US HBO selects Longinotto’s “Pink Saris” for its next India season

Sundance-winning director Kim Longinotto (INTERVIEW on this website) has secured for the first time a U.S. network for her India-set documentary Pink Saris (pictured).  HBO2 picked up the title to air later this month as part of the special programming event “This is not America. This is India”. (see the trailer on YouTube) The film, produced by Vixen Films and Ginger [...]

/ 01/23/2011 8:58 PM

Burma Soldier (2010)

Former Burmese soldier Myo Myint unfolds his life story in a first person interview

/ 11/15/2010 1:12 PM

L. Lense-Møller (Magic Hour Film) “Burma VJ has been shown in over 120 countries”

The 2007 protests by thousands of monks

/ 09/26/2010 6:48 PM

Industry news / 13-30 september 2010

Internet in Asia, Adspend in China, Britdoc/Puma, Food in Malaysia, films in Pakistan …