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Shanghai International Film Festival

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  1. Shanghai Awards $15K Each to Two New Film Projects

    6:37 pm 6/15/2011

    Two winners emerged at the China Film Pitch and Catch awards, the new projects incubator at the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival, where each took home a prize of 100,000 yuan ($15,000) sponsored by luxury watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre.Read more

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  2. Kaasan, Mom's Life: Shanghai International Film Festival Review

    5:00 pm 6/15/2011

    Japaanese director Shotaro Kobayashi is never maudlin or judgmental as he immerses one in a woman's daily battles as a working mother and wife of an alcoholic cancer victim as well as the demands and rewards of parenthood, cushioned by the good-humored and debonair tone.Read more

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  3. Warner Bros. Movies to Be Available in China Via Video On Demand

    10:23 pm 6/14/2011

    Three million cable subscribers will be able to access the service, beginning this summer.Read more

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  4. Hello Mr. Tree: Film Review

    2:07 pm 6/14/2011

    To fuse an idiosyncratic character study with a subtle expose on controversial phenomena in China is indeed ambitious for young writer-filmmaker Han Jie.Read more

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  5. Paz Vega Makes Peace With Shanghai

    9:23 am 6/14/2011

    Spanish actress Paz Vega arrived in China this week feeling lost as one of two women and the only foreign talent to take a seat on the competition jury at the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival. Read more

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  6. 'The Good Neighbor' Leads the German Charge at the Shanghai International Film Festival

    9:08 am 6/14/2011

    "The Good Neighbor," the debut feature drama from director Stephan Rick competes this week for the top prize at the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival in the shadow of a handful of previous German winners of the Golden Goblet here, such as "Four Minutes," which took the top prize back in 2006.Read more

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  7. Friday Killer: Shanghai International Film Festival Film Review

    12:54 pm 6/13/2011

    Technically assured, cinema-literate with an offbeat manner of hurling surprises along the way, Friday Killer reflects Thai director Yuthlert Sippapak’s chameleon sensibilityRead more

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  8. China Indie Director Wins US Award, Lines Up Opera Mockumentary

    2:56 am 6/12/2011

    Beijing-based writer and director Donald Li Minghang walked the halls at the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival on Sunday at a loss for who might buy his comedic gambling thriller "Close Encounter with Mahjong."Read more

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  9. Shanghai International Film Festival Bows Amid Logistical and Programming Challenges

    9:58 am 6/11/2011

    Susan Sarandon, jury president Barry Levinson and "Aftershock" director Feng Xiaogang were among those attending Saturday's opening gala.Read more

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