29 Jul '11, 7am

Asian films nominated for Venice film festival's Golden Lion

Asian films nominated for Venice film festival's Golden Lion

ROME: Battling Hollywood big-names such as George Clooney and European classics like "Wuthering Heights" for the prestigious Golden Lion will be three Asian entries including an adaptation of manga classic "Himizu" by celebrated Japanese director Sion Sono. Adapted from Minoru Furuya's dark psychological manga "Himizu", the story is about a troubled junior high school boy whose life descended into darkness after being abandoned by his parents. The film is directed by cult favourite director Sion Sono, who had previously dabbled in directing films of the same genre including 2001 thriller "Suicide Circle" and the 2008 "Love Exposure" which won the Caligari Film Award at the Berlin International Film Festival. Twenty-two films, all world premieres will compete for the Golden Lion award with screenings at the glittering Venice Film festival which opens with "The Ides of March...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/entertainment/view...

Tweets

#Natural_Hazards Lion Fire, California: Twenty ...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Jul '11, 11pm

Burning in the Golden Trout Wilderness and the Sequoia National Forest, the Lion Fire reached 17,436 acres on July 29, 201...

Green weekender: Topanga Film Fest, Raksa welln...

greenlagirl.com 30 Jul '11, 3am

RakSa’s Youthful Living 1st Community Health Fair will feature workshops on youth, diet, and beauty — all with an eco-frie...

Breast-Touching Festival begins in China

straitstimes.com 05 Aug '11, 11am

The Chinese have entered the seventh month of the Lunar calendar, known as the Hungry Ghost month, which began July 31. Th...

24th Singapore International Film Festival Wants You to “Watch Different”

24th Singapore International Film Festival Want...

sinema.sg 06 Aug '11, 4am

Besides film screenings, aspiring filmmakers can also expect to participate in movie-making workshops that include a serie...

Water Filtration Meets Fine Art at Venice Biennale

treehugger.com 29 Jul '11, 8pm

The room-sized installation's title, "Plan B ," seems perhaps to refer to some kind of environmental backup plan. Though E...

Watch Films on Recycled Fridges

treehugger.com 01 Aug '11, 9am

is also raising awareness of waste and environmental responsibility because of the fascinating background to the venue. Th...

Check out the Singapore film screenings tomorrow at Esplanade #sgfilm

Check out the Singapore film screenings tomorro...

esplanade.com 04 Aug '11, 1am

Live vicariously through the film screenings of some of our most iconic and loved local films and discover different sides...

Venice Beach Boardwalk: (Here J Kimono, Gap Mesh Top, Urban Outfitters Shorts, Joe's Jeans Wedges, Coach Bag, Ra...

Venice Beach Boardwalk: (Here J Kimono, Gap Mes...

songofstyle.blogspot.com 29 Jul '11, 7am

, Gap Mesh Top, Urban Outfitters Shorts, Joe's Jeans Wedges, Coach Bag, Ray Ban Aviators, Ceek Sideway Cross Necklace)