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  1. Alternative culture promises a revolution

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Michael Pettis

    ... interesting, if little-heralded, stories in China must be the very rapid growth over the past few years of a genuine alternative culture. The audience is still small, but it is growing fast. In many ... that China's alternative culture scene is a large and important part of Chinese youth culture, but the speed with which it is growing, the ferocious loyalty it generates among its young followers ...

  2. Though I Am Gone

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... principal during the Cultural Revolution- proves fruitless. The mainland may have sanctioned other films which broach the so-called '10 years of catastrophe' but Hu's film is still ... institution which, during the Cultural Revolution counted among its students- and thus, its Red Guards- the descendants of the country's highest-ranking leaders. Even without the political ...

  3. Gao Kao 1977

    Posted May 17th 2009, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... dramatised in this nostalgic look at the post-Cultural Revolution resumption of the competitive university entrance exams (or gao kao). Its dry title to the contrary, the subject matter is loaded ... to the countryside during the revolution (1966-76) with few prospects for returning home let alone higher education. The fall of the Gang of Four and rise of Deng Xiaoping brought about great change ...

  4. Dr Sun Yat-sen opera isn't a revolution in sound

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sam Olluver Dr Sun Yat-sen Opera Hong Kong Grand Theatre, HK Cultural Centre Thursday Dr Sun Yat-sen- four years in the making- was intended to premiere in September, at Beijing's National Centre for the Performing Arts. But after a diktat undid the much anticipated curtain-up of the opera, commissioned by Opera Hong Kong and the city's Leisure and Cultural Services ...

  5. Mi ultimo adios

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clarence Tsui Of the seven short films lined up for the first omnibus screening at the second Hong Kong International Deaf Film Festival, Mi ultimo adios stands out for its political and cultural significance. While the other pieces connect on a more personal or sentimental level- from the romantic tragedy of Love Before Sunrise to the morality play of The $10,000 That Did ...

  6. Film studies: Loving Zhou

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... the excesses of the Cultural Revolution. It's an epic in length and scope: frequent flashbacks depict Zhou's deeds during the Long March and the second world war, as well as his role ... Clarence Tsui Hyperbole dominates the publicity material for the quaintly named Qing Gui Zhou Enlai (rendered in English as In Love with Zhou Enlai in a Chinese Culture Ministry website): ...

  7. Art of the Industrial Revolution

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... Michelle Chan The Industrial Revolution brought unprecedented wealth to many in the 19th century and created a middle class in Europe. This new and wealthy class, who valued the quality ... from different cultural perspectives. They will learn to understand that behind each and every work of art there is a real story which is beautifully portrayed through the imagination ...


    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... 'Perhaps I shouldn't say this but if the world is too peaceful ...' He hesitates, looks up. 'It was a tragedy but as an artist I gained a lot from the Cultural Revolution.' One ... literature during the Cultural Revolution.) He started to take singing lessons, encouraged by a man who heard him yell for a friend in a street. Tian's speaking voice is remarkable - Porgy ...

  9. Show them the money if you want a new generation of theatre

    Posted Jun 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With the outbreak of the Cultural Revolution in 1966, Lin and his colleagues at Renyi (People's Art Theatre) were sent to Tuanhe Labour Farm on Beijing's outskirts to learn from farmers. With Lin ... be an important part of world theatre and cross-cultural interaction would be much more intense and in-depth than it is now.' ...

  10. Pictures at a Revolution

    Posted Mar 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis Pictures at a Revolution by Mark Harris Penguin Press, HK$320 The early 1970s is often called the golden age of American movies. The success of Easy Rider, which was produced, directed and written by counter-culture heroes Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper, ushered in a revolution in moviemaking. The Hollywood studios, run on traditional lines since they were ...




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