Actor Jinpa plays the title role in Pema Tseden’s latest film, Jinpa, about a truck driver who accidentally runs over a sheep.

Tibetan filmmaker Pema Tseden on self-censorship, Chinese art-house film, and his late start in movies

  • As a filmmaker you learn about the subject matter you’re allowed to tackle and that which you’re not, says director, whose sixth feature, Jinpa, opened recently
  • The 49-year-old says he got into filmmaking to give an accurate portrayal of the Tibetan way of life
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Actor Jinpa plays the title role in Pema Tseden’s latest film, Jinpa, about a truck driver who accidentally runs over a sheep.
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Director Yuen Woo-ping received this year’s Star Asia Lifetime Achievement Award at the New York Asian Film Festival. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

The Matrix martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo-ping on a lifetime in film, Jet Li’s power and drunken kung fu

  • Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy, Drunken Master and The Tai Chi Master are just some of the films the famed martial arts choreographer directed
  • Honoured this week at the New York Asian Film Festival 2019, Yuen reflects on Jet Li’s rise, his kick that put two stuntmen in hospital, and Bruce Lee’s legacy
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Director Yuen Woo-ping received this year’s Star Asia Lifetime Achievement Award at the New York Asian Film Festival. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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