‘Clean Up’ Takes Top Prize at Macao Festival and Awards

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Korean drama movie, “Clean Up” took the best film prize on Friday night at the closing ceremony of the International Film Festival and Awards Macao. The jury, which comprised Chen Kaige, Danis Tanovic, Mabel Cheung, Paul Currie, and Tillotama Shome, sa…

IFFAM: Nicolas Cage Talks Asian Cinema, Chinese Money

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Nicolas Cage, the Oscar-winning actor and International Film Festival & Awards Macao talent ambassador, reckons he is no stranger to the Asian brand of cinema. He has worked with the likes of John Woo (“Face/Off”,) the Pang Brothers (“Bangkok Dange…

Macao Festival Opens Brightly, Touts Industry Development Role

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Nicolas Cage, accompanied by Australian actress and producer Nikki Whelan, trod the red carpet on Saturday night as part of the opening festivities at the third edition of the International Film Festival and Awards. Set as a talent ambassador, Cage hel…

Michelle Yeoh to Be Feted at Macau Festival

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Malaysian star actress Michelle Yeoh is to be the subject of the In Focus section at next month’s International Film Festival & Awards Macao. The festival (Dec. 8-14) also completed its line-up. Yeoh, whose credits stretch from “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” to “Tomorrow Never Dies” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2,” will appear in […]

Macau Festival Puts Focus on Emerging Directors

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The second edition of the International Film Festival & Awards Macao will kick off with the local premiere of Paul King’s “Paddington 2.” It will continue with a 10-title competition section of films by first and second time directors. Competition films include “Foxtrot” by Samuel Maoz, “Custody” by Xavier Legrand, “Beast” by Michael Pearce and “Wrath of Silence” by […]

Macau Festival Unveils Inaugural Selection

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The International Film Festival & Awards Macao is set to serve up a quality line up of awards contenders, favorites from the festival circuit, and upcoming commercial releases. The inaugural edition of the festival runs Dec. 8-13. Even before it got under way, the festival was this weekend shaken by the sudden resignation of festival director… Read more »