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    Film review: The Sapphires has a lot of soul

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... during the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. A coming-of-age period piece about four young Australian Aboriginal women- who, like the rest of their people, were classified as "flora and fauna" ... they became The Sapphires, the four young women performed as The Cummeragunja Songbirds, a name that referenced their remote homelands on the New South Wales-Victoria border. And before they were ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Dignity through a lens

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Rosie Gogan-Keogh

    ... There, the "long-necked" women - whose custom of wearing neck rings in the form of brass coils cause their necks to appear to have been lengthened - were alleged to be prevented from ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Shining a light on a Chinese-American female film pioneer

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by RACHEL MOK

    ... Chinese-American filmmaker that is making its world premiere at this year's Hong Kong International Film Festival. Wei has been fascinated with the subject of women filmmakers since, at the age of 15, ... Kong's school of creative media as well as a documentary filmmaker and writer, Wei's academic publications include a book (co-authored with Y. Yang) on Women's Cinema: Dialogues ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD TAIPEI

    Postcard: Taipei

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... interesting things you can talk about with this kind of film," says Hsieh. "You have the issues of men and women, and of mainland China and Taiwan and how people from each place see each ...

  5. Women thrashed again

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong's women's team experienced an unwelcome case of deja vu yesterday as they lost 6-0 to Taiwan in the 2008 Olympic Games Asia/Australia zone qualifying ... by Australia and North Korea. Not surprisingly the SAR's women remain firmly at the bottom of the group. Playing in a heavy downpour when the match started, the visitors opened the scoring ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD

    Postcard: Mumbai

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Charukesi Ramadurai

    ... middle-class) family These cinemas have their own rules: there are separate seating areas for women (although not many frequent such places), benches for people to sleep on, and vendors of scrambled ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Iron family values at the heart of Ronny Yu's latest film

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... about the Song dynasty Yang military clan, which became legendary for producing men and women generals who served the emperor with distinction. The project neither required him to repeat himself ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Canadian director falls into the gender trap

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... in the wrong body, they believe they are more women than men," he says. "I knew about those lives. The dilemma they are living." Poupaud's charisma meets its match in Suzanne ... own- just not in any way he expected. "It has changed me deeply in my interaction with women. Playing a 45-year-old woman changed my taste. Before that I was attracted to younger women ...

  9. Africans jailed for stealing 'drunk' policeman's wallet

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Two African women were sentenced to nine months in prison yesterday after they stole a wallet from a policeman pretending to be a drunk Wan Chai bar customer. ... trouser pocket take hold of the wallet, containing HK$640, and saw Karimi pass it to John. Karimi shouted across the street to two other African women. John was holding a number of banknotes, ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Francois Ozon explores ideas of teaching, imagination and voyeurism

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... and sometimes it's very boring." It's no surprise- he is one of France's most prolific, successful filmmakers, his work ranging from comedies (8 Women, Potiche) to tragedies (Under ... Fassbinder-written Water Drops on Burning Rocks, 8 Women and Potiche all began life on the stage- In the House feels far more suited to the medium of cinema. After all it's a story of voyeurism- ...




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