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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Slumdog reaction is a more disturbing story

    Posted Feb 27th 2009, 12:00am by Deep Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... Deep Kisor Datta-Ray Despite its tremendous success at the box office and the Oscars, Slumdog Millionaire has not been enthusiastically received in India, where the movie is set. Instead, ... The cast is mainly Indian and A.R. Rahman, the composer of the score, picked up an Oscar. Indians rejoiced. Despite smarting at the portrayal, Indians crave international recognition. For all ...

  10. Roundtable Community reaches out to Tin Shui Wai youths

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau An uplifting message of hope from a woman who lived through the Iranian revolution has inspired a group of students from Tin Shui Wai. The 60 students were among the audience at a recent charity screening of the Oscar-nominated animated film Persepolis. Organised by Roundtable Community, which was set up by a group of young people to raise awareness of social issues, ...




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