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  1. How can loving someone be wrong?

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It's a shame it didn't win an Oscar for best picture- but it did pick up three Oscars, including best director for Ang Lee. Kate, Editor ...

  2. In search of a starring role for social justice

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... an Academy Award in 2007, the Beijing-based filmmaker was astonished by the award's impact. 'It was [...] the first film that I ever submitted for an Oscar,' Yang said. 'At that time we thought, 'maybe it will give the film a publicity boost'. But it had a very surprising result- the Oscar shone a big light on the subject matter as it was the first time ...

  3. Award winner focuses on charity

    Posted Feb 07th 2005, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... Flora Wu The 1/5 Bar in Star Street will hold a charity screening of the documentary Born into Brothels on February 17 at 6.45pm. It's a film that was made with the help of seven Calcutta children with 35mm cameras, and has already won the Sundance Festival Audience Award and is nominated for the Best Documentary Feature at the Oscars. Organisers hope to raise enough funds ...

  4. E.M. Forster: A New Life

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... at the age of 37. Forster was probably wise to keep his homosexuality quiet. This level of discretion was alien to Oscar Wilde, who Moffat reminds us was convicted in 1895 under a law that made ...

  5. J. Edgar

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with an Oscar-nominated script of the biopic of the gay politician Harvey Milk. The end-product, however, lacks the spark that could have emerged from this collaboration. While the film does address the major ...

  6. Beloved pets left out in cold by insurers

    Posted May 17th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... really wants is for Oscar, his five-year-old Samoyed. Unlike other countries where pet owners can buy insurance at the local vet or the supermarket, Wong has found it extremely difficult to buy insurance for Oscar. 'My agent calls me all the time to sell me all types of insurance- for my wife, my two sons- but he could not find any insurance for my dog,' Wong said. 'I want ...

  7. Protest blocks road

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... of traffic chaos. North-bound vehicles on Wan Po Road had to turn back at the Oscar by the Sea estate. Residents and commuters had to walk for up to 30 minutes to leave the area. Some stayed late ...

  8. Star ecstatic at Emmy nomination

    Posted Oct 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com A joint television production by RTHK and the Social Welfare Department has won a nomination for television's version of the Oscars. Athena Chu Yan has been put forward for best actress in a category of the 39th International Emmy Awards for her role as a wheelchair-bound girl in the television series A Wall-less World. 'I am so ...

  9. Aids activists hail win for mainland expose

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Chinese activists hope the Oscar win for a documentary about the plight of HIV/Aids orphans in a mainland village will raise global concern for the under-exposed national ... themselves, would be more like 1 million. Mr To also said 'the Oscar announcement is very timely' as 79-year-old Aids veteran activist Gao Yaojie from Henan was just allowed to fly out ...

  10. A bridge too far

    Posted Aug 13th 2006, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... that was moved brick by brick from the British capital in the 1960s? 5 Who won the best director Oscar in 1958 forThe Bridge on the River Kwai? 6 In which city is the Bridge of Sighs? 7 What bridge-set ...




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