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. Among them, a doc film about Pakistan, “Two Children of the Red Mosque”, directed by Hemal Trivedi. The Fund, now in its fifth year, provides [...]
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On 4th may, ten awards and $71,000 in cash prizes were presented to Canadian and international filmmakers, including awards for Festival films in competition and those recognizing emerging and established filmmakers. 4 of the awarded films are about or from Asia Pacific. . Best Canadian Feature THE WORLD BEFORE HER (D: Nisha Pahuja; P: Cornelia Principe, Nisha Pahuja, Ed Barreveld) Sponsored by [...]
5 documentaries from or about Asia won a number of top prizes at the 45th Houston International Film Festival on Saturday 21th April 2012. Among them, “My Chinese Acquaintances” snatched the Gold Remi Award for documentaries. This doc was directed by Andrew Lone and Shen Xiaomin and produced by Yuezhong Film & TV Co (Shenzhen,China). The film already won the History & [...]
Iranian filmmaker Mehdi Moniri’s documentary “Tinar” is to compete at the 2012 edition of Taiwan International Children’s Film Festival (TICFF). As Iran’s only representative, Tinar will take part in the event’s Competition section along with five other documentaries (“KJ: Music and Life”, “My School in Taroko”, “Ivan and Ivan”, “Pets in Pots”, “How”). Produced in 2009, the 72-minute visual [...]
The swiss doc Festival Visions du Réel will open its 2012 edition on 20th April 2012. Among the 3 500 films which have been reviewed by the festival team and its correspondents in latin America, USA, Russia, India and Asia Pacific, 110 docs have been selected for the different sections of the competition. 47 countries are represented in this selection. Among all the [...]
Synopsis: The documentary deals with the possibility of salt tsunami happening to Lake Urmia which is becoming completely dry, and the changes it can bring about to the region’s environment. Experts have expressed that if the Lake dry; temperate weather of area will be change into tropical air with salty [...]