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"Sentimental Remembrances of the Lute 琵琶情" - A Documentary Movie Produced by Awarding Winning Feng Qiao, Shanghai TV Station and CMC Consulting Group Inc.
"Sentimental Remembrances of the Lute 琵琶情" will be previewed at the Hawaii International Film Festival October 21 - 31, 2004
Sunday Oct 31st 4:15 p.m. -- Premiered at the Dole Cannery Theaters - Limited Seating....purchase your ticket early
Saturday Oct 30th 6:30p.m. -- Dean Emeritus Chuck Yim Gee Award Dinner and meeting Guests from Shanghai Media Group at the Hong Kong Harbourview Seafood Restaurant for Special Achievement in Documentary Film, Special Achievement in Creativity in Art for Documentary Film & Recognition of Outstanding Achievement for Significant Contributions to the Hawaii Film Industries on the occasion of its participation in the “Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival" - By Invitation only - Special thanks to Hong Kong Harbourview Seafood Restaurant, Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce and Hawaiian Host Chocolates for their special contributions to the event.
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Hawaiian Film Festival Offers Moviegoers Unique View of Asia By Heidi Chang, Honolulu, Hawaii, 18 November 2004
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iPOP at the Hawaii International Film Festival 2004 - Zhang Shaojun, director of "Sentimental Remembrances of the Lute", along with producers Johnson Choi and Feng Qiao, network at a media event the morning after opening night. Photo by John Leahan Direct Link PDF File
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"Be sure to catch these 10 film-fest offerings" said Chuck Boller, film festival director - Honolulu Advertiser 10-21-2004 PDF file
PDF Format - Acknowledgement by the Hawaii Department of Business Economic Development & Tourism on the Documentary Film "Sentimental Remembrance of the Lute".
PDF format - Acknowledge by the Hawaii Department of Business Economic Development & Tourism on the Documentary Series "Hawaii's China Connection"
Award Presentations - October 30, 2004, Hong Kong Harbourview Seafood Restaurant, Honolulu, Hawaii USA.
Program in PDF format: Page 1 Page 2
President's Opening Remarks by Johnson Choi Microsoft Word Format PDF Format
Introducing Dean Emeritus Chuck Yim Gee Microsoft Word Format PDF Format
Dean Emeritus Chuck Yim Gee's Remarks Microsoft Word Format PDF Format
Awarding Winning Documentary Film "Sentimental Remembrance of the Lute" Presentation on Oct 30, 2004
Dean Emeritus Chuck Yim Gee Award for Special Achievement in Documentary Film "Sentimental Remembrance of the Lute" to Mr. Qiao Feng, Producer & Director Shanghai TV Station Documentation Channel, Presented by the Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce in Conjunction with Hawaii International Film Festival on October 30, 2004 at the Hong Kong Harbourview Seafood Restaurant.
Dean Emeritus Chuck Yim Gee Award for Special Achievement in Creativity in Art for Documentary Film "Sentimental Remembrance of the Lute" to Mr. Shao Jun Zhang, Art Director, Presented by the Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce in Conjunction with Hawaii International Film Festival on October 30, 2004 at the Hong Kong Harbourview Seafood Restaurant.
Dean Emeritus Chuck Yim Gee Award in Recognition of Outstanding Achievement for Significant Contributions to the Hawaii Film Industries to Mr. Chuck Boller, Executive Director of Hawaii International Film Festival, Presented by the Hong Kong.China.Hawaii Chamber of Commerce on October 30, 2004 at the Hong Kong Harbourview Seafood Restaurant.
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Movie Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwZfl0AgTTU
My name is Yi Qin. I do not have a mother and grandmother. I was picked up from street by my Daddy and Uncle. I do not understand why my mother would abandon me.............Uncle is called Arren,59 years old. Daddy is called Arshi,5 years younger than Uncle. They were neighbors, not blood relatives......
我的名字叫忆芹，我没有妈妈和外婆，我是爹爹和大伯在街头检来的，我也不知道妈妈为什么要扔掉我?...........大伯叫阿任, 今年59岁. 爹爹叫阿施，比大伯小5岁. 他俩本来是邻居，没有血缘关系..........
"Sentimental Remembrances of the Lute 琵琶情" - Movie Photo Highlights
Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) Oct 21 - 31, 2004 Event Photo Collections
Maggie Cheung charms an excited Hawaii press corps, at LVHIFF's opening day news conference at the Moana Surfrider.
TRIBUTE TO MAGGIE CHEUNG - International superstar Maggie Cheung (HERO, IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE) is a veteran of over 80 films and is revered all around the world for her grace, style and exquisite acting career. Ms. Cheung is a special guest of the festival, as we honor her with an ACHIEVEMENT IN ACTING Award, as well as presenting two films from her repertoire – her latest feature CLEAN (HIFF Opening Night Film on Oct 21, 2004) and the classic COMRADES, ALMOST A LOVE STORY!
Maggie Cheung and David Wenham announce that the Golden Maile for Best Feature Film goes to Katsuhito Ishii for TASTE OF TEA.
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CMC Consulting Group, Inc, a Hawaii based consulting company with offices both in Hawaii USA and Shanghai China, is focusing on China related business development consultancy. The company is headed by a strong partnership among several influential China business experts in Hawaii.
Mr. Michael Zhang, CEO & President is also the president & CEO of Blue
Hawaii Surf, who is the first and only Chinese owner of a surfing brand – Blue
Hawaii Surf. It was nominated by First Hawaiian Bank three times as one of the
fifty fastest growing Companies in Hawaii. Mr. Zhang has been nominated by
Pacific Business News for the prestigious “Forty Under 40” outstanding young
business executive award. Mr. Zhang has set up three joint venture companies in
China since 1994.
Mr. Johnson Choi, Executive Vice President & CFO has owned a variety of businesses with decades of experience in financial and business consultancy with a focus on the China market. Mr. Choi is one of the Principals of ProjectOnNet.com, a Hawaii Act 221 qualified software development company and Makai Motion Pictures LLC, a Hawaii Act 221 qualified movie and television production company. Mr. Choi is the founder and president of Hong Kong China Hawaii Chamber of Commerce and the former president and one of the founders of Hong Kong Business Association of Hawaii.
Ms. Yen Chun, Vice President & COO has over 20 years of extensive China consulting experience. She was one of the few China consultants who successfully negotiated many projects for major U.S. corporations in China. Ms Chun was Senior Consultant of China Consulting Services Department with Touche Ross International (now Deloitte and Touche). She was Manager of China Business Program at JAIMS (Japan-America Institute of Management Science). She is trustee of the prestigious Soong Ching Ling Foundation of Beijing and Shanghai, Founding Member and Vice President of Sun Yat-Sen Hawaii Foundation, Director of Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Hong Kong China Hawaii Chamber of Commerce.
Ms. Liwei Kimura, Project Manager has more than a decade of experience working with international businesses in China and the US, including positions in sales & marketing, human resources, public relations and business development. She holds a BS in hospitality management and an MBA, as well as a professional certificate in simultaneous translation.
Ms. Fei Zhao, China project Manager has more than a decade of experience
working with international & media businesses in China, including positions in
sales & marketing, public relations and business development.
In 1985 both Ms. Chun and Mr. Choi were involved in the establishment of sister-state relationship between Hawaii and Hainan province in China.
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