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Mira Nair Launches AIDS Awareness Project

... movie screenings. The internationally acclaimed filmmaker said that she had proposed the idea to get the message across to people. "I proposed that I would get together the most cutting-edge, commercial, populist film directors from different regions of India, who would each use iconic movie stars who are...

Taj Mahal, Symbol of Love - New Seven Wonders of the World

...ew7Wonders Foundation President and Founder, Swiss filmmaker Bernard Weber and Amir Dossal, Executive Director of the United Nations Office for Partnerships, presented plaques to all finalists. New7Wonders Panel of Experts and former Director-General of UNESCO Prof. Federico Mayor was also present at the cer...

The Custom of Circumcision Decline in the US

... not circumcise,'' said Query, 39, a San Francisco filmmaker whose son was born in 2002. ``It's not like you're just cutting a piece of paper off a pad - there's no `cut here' line. It's not made to be cut off, and I would never, ever do that to my baby. Circumcision is the removal of the foreskin, which is t...

A Lucky Number? 7/7/07

...e seven new wonders of the world. Swiss-Canadian filmmaker Bernard Weber, a former assistant to Italian filmmaking legend Federico Fellini, has launched a website where Internet users can vote and choose the world's "new seven wonders." Among sites short-listed are the Eiffel Tower, the Acropolis in Athens...

Where is Our Soul, Asks Michael Moore

...wasn't taking care of my own health," the globular filmmaker told the global press corps. "I'm actually a very skinny person from the midwest, with all due repect to fellow midwesterners. So I started to walk around the block every day, and eating these things that you refer to as fruits and vegetables. I st...

Are Main Rivers in Himalayas Under Threat?

...poisoning two of Asia's biggest rivers, a Japanese filmmaker has warned. Yoichi Shimatsu, a former editor of Japan Times who now runs an independent documentary-making agency, is asking all SAARC countries along with China and Unesco to mobilise search and recovery operations on the slopes of Mt Everest and ...

Down Syndrome Dolls in Brazil After Child Actor's Success

...aulo. Mocarzel is the daughter of journalist and filmmaker Evaldo Mocarzel, who produced and directed documentary "Do Luto a Luta" (From Mourning to Fighting), released in Brazil last year. The film's main plot centres on the disorder. Mocarzel said he had not allowed his daughter to participate in other t...

The Other Side of Transsexuals

...d 1,500 new homes," said Rajkumari. Karthick, a filmmaker from Chennai, has a diploma in air-conditioning. Priya from Erode, and Sudha, Raju and Sona Sampath from Coimbatore are trained video-graphers and have together made a 15-minute film - "Nalladoru Samudayatrikku Nangalum" - on inclusiveness. Priya...

Talk Show Host Shekhar Suman Plans to set up Heart Hospital in Patna

After filmmaker Prakash Jha and Bollywood actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, now popular talk show host Shekhar Suman has come up with a proposal to invest in his// home state - Bihar. Suman has proposed to set up a cardiac hospital in his hometown here in...

Class 4 literacy to be attained by a Kerala village

...literate//. Some of the credit would go to the ace filmmaker Aryadan Shoukat. According to him, 1,500 residents of that village in the age group 15-50 have not passed Class 4 and of them 900 were illiterate. The Kerala State Literacy Mission has organized the Jyothirgamaya programme at the village. This pro...

Jackson’s Stem Cell Research Donation Does Not Please New Zealander

New Zealand filmmaker Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh’s donation of $500,000 to the University of California for stem cell research has not gone down well in their home// country. Citing that stem cell research could find cure for incurable diseases, Jackson said that they h...

Cardinal Calls For Legal Response Against 'Da Vinci Code'

...se from Christians. The documentary, made by noted filmmaker Mario Biasetti would be screened in Rome, late this month, according to official sources. This would however be scheduled before launch of the screen version of the best-selling book at the Cannes Film Festival....

Needed, more space for women's sexual identity on marquees

...n's presence. It must be unthinkable for the Hindi filmmaker to think of a female character who is happy and fulfilled without conventional notions of 'love' and 'marriage'," says film critic Deepa Gehlot. The stereotyping by recent filmmakers is not much different from films in the past like "Maya Memsaab", ...

PM's Intervention Sought To Implement Ban On Smoking In Films

...ons. The issue has also reached the courts, with filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt mounting a legal challenge in Delhi High Court against the ban in September 2005, saying it would suppress an individual's right of expression and meddle with the creativity of an artiste. He said the ban was contrary to the Cinematog...

High Court Issues Notice To Centre On Smoking Ban In Films

...ponse from the central government on a petition by filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt challenging the ban on smoking in films and TV that is scheduled to come into effect Oct 2//. A division bench comprising judges Mukul Mudgal and H.R. Malhotra issued notice to the union government, the health ministry and the informati...

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