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AFP: Local Oscar-winning director snubbed by Hong Kong cinemas

By Indiewire | Indiewire May 29, 2007 at 11:59AM

A Hong Kong director has been snubbed in her home city where film distributors have shown no interest in her Oscar-winning documentary about AIDS in central China, a report said Monday. Filmmaker Ruby Yang complained that there was a lack of interest in "Blood of Yingzhou District," which won an Oscar earlier this year, even though it has been shown across the United States, the South China Morning Post reported. The article appears in AFP.
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A Hong Kong director has been snubbed in her home city where film distributors have shown no interest in her Oscar-winning documentary about AIDS in central China, a report said Monday. Filmmaker Ruby Yang complained that there was a lack of interest in "Blood of Yingzhou District," which won an Oscar earlier this year, even though it has been shown across the United States, the South China Morning Post reported. The article appears in AFP.