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  1. An unflinching look at racism

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... friend Kathryn Stockett's novel is a well-balanced comedy with heart-warming drama that tackles racism without being too preachy. Recent college grad Skeeter (Emma Stone) returns home ...

  2. Film cleared by Indian community after racism complaints

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Members of the Indian community have cleared a slapstick Chinese-language comedy set in the subcontinent after fears it may have been racially offensive. In what has been hailed as a sign of increasing sensitivity to the concerns of ethn ...

  3. Film studies: Slave trade

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui For the past two months, film festival audiences around the world have revisited the legacy of the slave trade through screenings of the documentary Return to Goree. Pierre-Yves Bourgeaud's film- which should screen here next year- chro ...

  4. Women Breaking Through Leadership

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nora Tong Women Breaking Through Leadership by Stefania Lucchetti, Anna Bisazza Restless Travellers Stefania Lucchetti has a burning desire to smash the glass ceiling that has been preventing women from getting to the top. Having given up a high-flying le ...

  5. How sweet is the taste of freedom

    Posted Oct 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai Film marks the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the British Empire If movies tell the truth, the past was full of saints- selfless people who devoted themselves wholeheartedly to noble causes at the expense of their wealth and ...

  6. Once on this Island

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK 3 Arts Musical Institute presents Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's musical about racism and class division, through a love story between a Caribbean peasant girl and a rich man. In Cantonese. Directed by Alex Taylor. Stars Bonnie Lam Siu-po (left). Part of International Arts Carnival. Today, 7.30pm, tomorrow, 3pm, 7.30pm, Aug 10, 3pm, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's ...

  7. REVIEW: The Help

    Posted Sep 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... prevalent in a state where the Ku Klux Klan ran wild. The Help casts a more benign eye on the racism of that period, with the most extreme case in the film being an initiative put forward ... off-screen as background noise. It's amidst all this that the story's feel-good friendships unfold, as aspiring young white journalist Skeeter Phelan (Emma Stone)- disgusted by the racism ...

  8. Crash

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai A film about racism in the city of Los Angeles, Crash is the kind of cinema that leaves a mark. It unveils disturbing and universal truths about social prejudice and racial ... of human traffickers. Haggis uses the complexities of the characters and the ironic turns of events to show that racism springs largely from personal frustration, which stems from a social system ...

  9. The Help (Film)

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stockett's novel is a well-balanced, heart-warming comedy that tackles racism without being too preachy. Recent college graduate Skeeter (Emma Stone) returns home to Jackson, Mississippi. She dreams ...

  10. Offensive cartoon

    Posted Aug 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an example of casual racism as I have seen in a long time. The cartoon by 'Ming' showed who I assume to be Osama bin Laden observing the chaos in New York during the recent North American ...




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