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Simply lah!

Simply lah!

Chinese Eye (Sepet) Year: 2004 Language: Malay, English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien Director:

Denmark makes a mark!

Denmark makes a mark!

The Celebration (Festen) Year: 1998 Language: Danish Director: Thomas Vinteberg Cast: Ulrich

Women power from Lebanon!

Women power from Lebanon!

Where do we go now? Year: 2011 Language: Lebanese Arabic Director: Nadine

Latino Masala!

Latino Masala!

And Your Mother Too (Y Tu Mama Tambien) Year: 2001 Language: Spanish

Echoes of poignancy

Echoes of poignancy

A Khaled Hosseini novel takes you on a journey that cuts across

Seventeen and Fun!

Seventeen and Fun!

Seventeen and Done (You bet!) by Vibha Batra chronicles the trials and

Smiles ahoy

Smiles ahoy

It’s All About Smiles is just that: it leaves you with a

Weaving rich fabrics through writing

Weaving rich fabrics through writing

Norwegian journalist Åsne Seierstad is perhaps the only one who got to

A Racy Read

A Racy Read

Indian writers and thrillers are rather far apart, and therefore one can

Fantasy fervour

Fantasy fervour

If Harry Potter, the Lord of the Rings and the Chronicles of

Immortalizing Dickens

Immortalizing Dickens

Imagine a community ravaged by conflict. What would the people be thinking

You’ve got mail

You’ve got mail

An Iraqi woman and a British reporter exchange emails every day. What’s

Collectors contribute to chronicles

Collectors contribute to chronicles

“Buying is a profound pleasure”, said Simone de Beauvoir, while Nora Huime

Narratives in contemporary art

Narratives in contemporary art

Today, art has evolved from being skill-based to intellect-based. It is riveted

Architectural mindspaces

Architectural mindspaces

Often one comes across dramatic architectural projects that look like sculptures. Architects