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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Cambodia’s Rithy Panh awarded Asian Filmmaker of the Year at Busan

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 06:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Busan Acclaimed Cambodian director Rithy Panh, whose family died in the Khmer Rouge genocide, received the Asian Filmmaker of the Year award at the Busan ... history, left mostly destroyed under the brutal 1975-1979 reign of the Khmer Rouge that claimed around two million lives. The award comes after his documentary The Missing Picture , which focuses ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Facing down history

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 04:36pm by Mathew Scott

    ... are reborn again. But you are reborn with this death inside you and you have to talk," he says. Panh was just 13 years old when the Khmer Rouge came into power in his homeland in 1975 ... past, and his country's past. In his acclaimed documentaries Site 2 (1989), The Land of Wandering Souls (2000) and S-21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (2004), Panh focused on families ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books

    Author Minfong Ho's work in refugee camps informs her acclaimed novels

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by RICHARD HAVIS

    ... by Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge and then invaded by the Vietnamese. The Clay Marble (1992) tells of a Cambodian child who suffers under the Khmer Rouge, and is then separated from her family after fleeing from a Vietnamese attack. The Stone Goddess (2003) documents the cruelty and hardships of life under the Khmer Rouge. Both books are surprisingly gentle in tone, but unflinching when ...

  4. Lifestyle - Beauty

    Colour me happy: bright new make-up for spring

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 05:58pm by TAMA LUNG

    ... Swoon. The creamy, lightweight formula is easy to blend and suitable for sensitive skin. Available at BareMinerals counters and stores. 6. Guerlain Rouge G Nothing brightens up a face like red lips and Guerlain’s latest offerings are the ultimate in luxury. The Rouge G (HK$410-$430) case has 14 separate parts, including a mirror, while the lipstick itself is infused with wild mango ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD LOS ANGELES

    Postcard: Los Angeles

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:44pm by AP

    ... Picture by Rithy Panh explores Pol Pot's bloody rule. Based on his nightmarish memoir The Elimination, Panh's film documents his family's experience under the Khmer Rouge, including ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - BIOGRAPHY

    Book review: Firelight of a Different Colour: The Life and Times of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing, by Nigel Collett

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:21pm by Douglas Kerr

    ... Kam-pang's Rouge, Cheung staged 23 three-hour concerts at the Coliseum, before audiences of more than 12,000 adoring fans. The following year, aged 33, he retired and emigrated to Canada. Of course, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Mother of three turns family and a passion for travel into a new career

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:12am by JENNI MARSH

    ... French colonisation, through the Khmer Republic and to modern-day Cambodia. "When we got back, friends starting asking for copies of the book," Demenge says. "I realised I could ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Stars of Asian cinema gather for Busan film festival

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 03:20pm by AFP

    ... of the Year award will go to Cambodian director Rithy Panh for preserving his country’s films and audio-visual materials. The director, who lost his family during the Khmer Rouge genocide, won the Un ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ten of the best romantic movies in Asian cinema

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 06:13pm by Mathew Scott

    ... the only Chinese film to win the Palme d'Or at Cannes. Rouge (Hong Kong, 1988) Lilian Lee was the author whose work inspired Farewell My Concubine, but her talent in being able to shed light ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Social enterprises give disabled performers a chance to shine

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... the deaf drama troupe Theatre of the Silence in 2000. "One of my most memorable performances was My Red Dress with the Theatre of the Silence about [the survival of a little girl under Khmer Rouge rule in Cambodia]. The audience was moved to tears at the end." By contrast, Lee's upcoming production is a light-hearted affair, with Anthony Wong Wai-keung taking ...




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