Hong Kong Filmart: Download THR's Day 3 Daily
In day 3 of THR's Filmart Daily, HBO launches a new documentary channel in China, debut delegates give the market high marks and the teen suicide drama "Thread of Life" strikes a cord in South Korea.
The Hollywood Reporter's second daily from 2014's Hong Kong Filmart includes news, interviews and reviews from the festival. Titles reviewed are Aberdeen, Field of Dogs, Thread of Lies, The Huntresses, Horseplay, The Verdict, Monster, Lilting, Triptych, The Rice Bomber, Day of Wrath, Forma, and 3D Lost in Wrestling.
THR's daily news and features include:
HBO to Launch Documentary Channel in China (Exclusive)
HBO will launch a doc- umentary channel in China and Southeast Asia to broadcast documen- taries made by China Central Television (CCTV) and other foreign markets, general manager of China Radio, Film & Television Programs Exchanging Center Ma Runsheng told THR. -- Karen Chu
Market Debutantes Laud Filmart
Asia’s increasing importance on the global film scene draws hopeful new delegates from Russia, Brunei, Malta and several Chinese provinces. -- Karen Chu and Gavin J. Blair
Russell Crowe's 'Noah' Banned in Indonesia
Joining several Middle Eastern countries, the world's most populous Muslim nation barred the biblical epic because it violates Islamic law by depicting a prophet. -- Patrick Brzeski
Suicide Drama 'Thread of Lies' a Surprise Hit in South Korea
The small-budget local film has struck a major nerve in the country, which has the highest suicide rate in the developed world. -- Lee Hyo-won
Q&A With Thai Director Lee Chatametikool
The longtime collaborator of Apichatpong Weerasethakul discusses what art house cinema can learn from horror movies and how Thailand’s political crisis is transforming a generation of directors. -- Patrick Brzeski
Thailand's Five Star Sells English-Language Remake Rights
Thailand studio Five Star Production sold English-language remake rights for two of its locally popular genre titles to U.S. development and production company Convergence Entertainment. -- Patrick Brzeski