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  1. Maruge's dream

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the heartwarming story of man with an iron will. The film, directed by Justin Chadwick (The Other Boleyn Girl), opens with a radio DJ announcing the introduction of a new government policy offering primary ... Angeles Times. She called her agent to say she wanted to adapt the story for film. 'I was just totally blown away by his courage,' explains Peacock. 'This is a man who is illiterate ...

  2. The First Grader (Film)

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... For Maruge, 'all' includes him, as he was denied an education while he fought for the liberation of his country from the British. At first, he's not allowed in, but with the help ... The First Grader is one of the rare feel-good films you'll see this year. ...

  3. A class act

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the walled compound I find myself in. Housing buildings belonging to the government, the tranquil grounds are today playing host to The First Grader, arguably the most important film production ... be happier. 'It's been the best single experience of my life,' says the British filmmaker. It's the penultimate day of the six-week shoot, and tears, hugs and grand pronouncements ...

  4. From the Vault: 1968

    Posted Aug 05th 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... If ... Starring: Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick Director: Lindsay Anderson The film: It's the first day back from the summer holidays at a British boarding school ... of the Phoenix. But the scenes aren't from 2007. It's 1968, and the imagery is from If ... By portraying malaise and mutiny in a British public school, director Lindsay Anderson offers ...

  5. Sorry, Professor Nash, but science needs its rock stars

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... autographs. Only British physicist Stephen Hawking could claim comparable star power. A best-selling biography, A Beautiful Mind, and an Oscar-winning Hollywood movie of the same title turned him ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    England can learn from Scotland's more fun, well-rounded education

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by undefined

    ... were watching a clip from the film version of Louis Sachar's novel Holes , paying close attention to the actress Patricia Arquette. After making notes on Arquette's character ... and whether, for example, there ought to be a greater focus on kings and queens, or the history of the British empire - the Scots decided to pay more attention to how subjects were taught. "It ...

  7. The best of British schooling

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Liana Cafolla As Hong Kong continues to increasingly attract expatriates from around the globe, the shortage of international school places is a problem, and new players are likely to be welcomed. Since 1992, Nord Anglia Education has been operating international schools in Europe, the Middle East and China, offering a British-style education to about 6,000 students. Now, ...

  8. Step up for more slick moves

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Karly Cox

    ... kicked out of her dance crew when she starts the new school and discovers that her street moves are not appreciated by the school's tough new director Blake Collins (British ballet star ... and Blake's younger brother. Together, they form a new dance crew and prepare to do battle at 'The Streets', an infamous street dance competition. This film is not about a believable ...

  9. British education on show this weekend

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Students and parents are invited to the British Council's Education UK exhibition this weekend at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. The event, running from 1pm to 7pm on Saturday and Sunday, will provide an opportunity to learn more about studying in Britain. Representatives from 60 British schools, colleges and universities ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 11, 2013

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... McCormick ("Briton James McCormick jailed for 10 years for selling fake bomb detectors", May 2). It was reported that he had told a British court that he had sold the fake devices ... that the conceptual art raises questions on public and private space and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender attitudes. Further, I think there is clear homage to Rodin, and, in popular culture, to the film ...




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