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Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 23, the 296th day of 2021. There are 69 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 2...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 17-23

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 17-23: Oct. 17: Actor Marsha Hunt is 104. Singer Jim Seals of Seals and Crofts is 79. Singer Gary Puckett of Gary Puckett and the Union Gap i...

Taiwanese-American star Wang Lee-hom faces fine over COVID violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-American entertainer Wang Lee-hom (王力宏) might face a fine after a picture surfaced of him allegedly breaking COVID-19 rules by dining with friends upon his arriv...

Chicago’s Asian Pop-Up Cinema to screen martial arts classics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chicago's Asian Pop-Up Cinema will screen some of the martial arts director Hu Jinquan’s (胡金銓) signature works. Chicago's Asian Pop-Up Cinema Season 13 i...

Winners of the 2021 British Academy Film Awards

LONDON (AP) — Winners of the 2021 British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday: Film — “Nomadland” British Film — “Promising Young Woman” Directo...

Taiwanese filmmaker Ang Lee to receive 2021 BAFTA Fellowship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced that Taiwanese director Ang Lee (李安) will be honored with this year’s BAFTA Fellowship at the 7...

NT$5 million to be given out at Taiwan's Golden Harvest Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 43rd Golden Harvest Awards, the most prestigious award for young filmmakers in Taiwan, announced this year’s nominees during a ceremony in Taipei on Wednesday (M...

Oscar winner Ang Lee throws out first pitch at Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academy-award winning Taiwanese director Ang Lee (李安) on Friday (March 19) threw out the first pitch at the Xinzhuang Baseball Stadium in New Taipei City, as the Fubon Gua...

Oscar winner Ang Lee tells Taiwan premier to follow New Zealand's example

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee (李安) told Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) Taiwan should follow the example of New Zealand to attract filmmakers from all over the world...

Taiwan drama 'A Sun' makes Oscars shortlist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese film "A Sun" (陽光普照) has made the Oscars shortlist for Best International Feature Film after the preliminary round of voting by members of the Academy. ...

Taiwan director Ang Lee conferred with France's highest distinction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan filmmaker Ang Lee (李安) was conferred with the Knights of the Legion of Honor, the highest order of merit bestowed by the French government, on Wednesday (Feb. 3). ...

Q&A: Kingsley Ben-Adir breaks out as Malcolm X

British actor Kingsley Ben-Adir may not be a household name yet, but that’s poised to change with his scene-stealing performance as Malcolm X in Regina King’s “One Night in Miami....” The film, which ...

Ang Lee on 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' 20 years later

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s physically impossible to get to the forest scene atop the slender bamboo trees in “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and not say out loud “Whoa.” Twenty years late...

Mark Lee makes career breakthrough as drag queen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singaporean actor Mark Lee (李國煌) is calling for people to show respect to LBGTQ individuals after performing in the comedy movie "Number 1." Lee was nominated...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 23, the 297th day of 2020. There are 69 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 23,...