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  1. Local offerings hit screens in Venice

    Posted Aug 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... for this year's Venice Film Festival- two other local projects have just been selected for the 66th edition of the Biennale. In competition for the Golden Lion this year is Macau-born Soi Cheang ... is Yonfan's latest, Prince of Tears, a love story set at an air force base in Taiwan in the 1950s. The Venice festival starts on September 2. ...

  2. Record price for 'King of Kowloon' work

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong's identity. His works hit the international stage at the 50th Venice Biennale in 2003. Tsang was born in Guangdong province in 1921 and arrived in Hong Kong, barely literate, at the age ...

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    Joyce unmasks latest collection in Venice with designer Romeo Gigli

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen vivian.chen@scmp.com Joyce unmasks latest collection in Venice with legendary designer Romeo Gigli Legendary fashion designer Romeo Gigli has attracted a league of loyal fans ... by Romeo Gigli- a spring-summer 2013 collection- in his home country of Italy. Model-turned-actress Angelababy Yeung Wing, in Venice for the city's annual film festival, lent her celebrity ...

  4. Venice

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram At this year's Venice Film Festival, you could almost hear its bones creaking. Now in its 67th edition, the world's oldest film festival was looking a little worse ... strongest line-ups in years out of the bag. While the rival Toronto Film Festival is now firmly the go-to place for the Hollywood studios to launch their autumn slates, Venice is still regarded ...

  5. Venice Film Festival to honour John Woo

    Posted Dec 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong director John Woo would receive the Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at the Venice Film Festival in September, organisers said yesterday. 'The acknowledgment recognises a filmmaker who in recent decades, with his revolutionary conception of staging and editing, has renewed action movies to the core,' they said in a statement. ...

  6. John Woo says HK key to top Venice award

    Posted Dec 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in Zhejiang province, where he is producing a kung fu film starring Michelle Yeoh, Woo said he was surprised and excited when Venice Film Festival director Marco Mueller told him about the honour. The Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement will be presented at the 67th Venice International Film Festival in September. The master behind some of the productions that put Hong Kong on the world movie ...

  7. Venice

    Posted Sep 20th 2009, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram At least the coveted Golden Lion at this year's Venice Film Festival went to a work of startling originality. Samuel Maoz's Lebanon, set almost entirely in a tank as four Israeli soldiers set out to clear a village of PLO terrorists, was a worthy winner. But this aside, a worrying trend dominated the lineup for the 66th edition of the Mostra, which ended ...

  8. That's all well and good

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of his diverse repertoire- his work crosses mediums and includes major projects at the 54th Venice Biennale and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York- the Beijing native chose to focus ... of an ordinary Chinese woman won the grand prize at the Gwangju Biennale in South Korea in 2006 and went on to be exhibited in Germany, Britain, Canada and the US, including at MoMA. But Song was more ...

  9. Nelson Yu's latest film gets a chance at Venice festival

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... City, is included in competition at the Venice Film Festival, which starts on August 27. Yu's gritty new feature will be vying for the Golden Lion at the 65th edition of the prestigious ... Chau-sang and Chinese actress Huang Yi. It is also produced by acclaimed mainland auteur Jia Zhangke, a good sign because his films have been nominated numerous times at Venice and 2006's Still ...

  10. Wu has eyes on Venice prize

    Posted Sep 08th 2007, 12:00am by Grace Wong

    ... Grace Wong and Clara Mak Actor Daniel Wu Yin-cho hopes a Hong Kong-produced movie wins an award at this year's Venice Film Fest. 'I feel really honoured to be able to attend the [Venice] film festival this year as it focuses on Chinese films,' he said. 'It's great because Chinese films are now receiving great respect and are shown on an international scale. ...




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