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Documentary Filmmaker Stephen Maing Honored by IDA with Courage Under Fire Award

Posted by AC Team - on Friday, 07 December 2018

Documentary Filmmaker Stephen Maing Honored by IDA with Courage Under Fire Award
December 5, 2018 Los Angeles The Courage Under Fire Award from the International Documentary Association honors documentary filmmaker Stephen Maing, at the IDA's annual awards, December 8 in Los Angeles. Maing is honored for his explosive documentary exposing the New York police department's racially discriminatory policing practices. A class action suit by twelve minority whistleblower officers revealed the NYPD's practice of pressuring minority officers to issue predetermined numbers...

Jackie Chan's latest movie The Foreigner shows off his acting skills

Posted by Suzanne Kai on Wednesday, 11 October 2017.

Hollywood

October 11, 2017

Finally! After 56 years, 200+ films and bringing humor and entertainment to audiences around the world, Jackie Chan, one of the world's most prolific action stars and filmmakers was presented an honorary Oscar at the 8th annual Governors Awards in Hollywood.

Tom Hanks, Michelle Yeoh and Chris Tucker all former co-stars in movies with Jackie co-presented the honorary Oscar to Jackie.

AC JACKIE CHAN IN THE FOREIGNER

That was last November, 2016 - today Jackie is in Hollywood and says he's ready to tackle his next ambition - To win an Oscar for acting. 

His latest English language release since The Karate Kid (2010) is action thriller, The Foreigner, but he's not doing his trademark action moves throughout this movie, he is acting.

The movie is co-starring Pierce Brosnan, and is directed by Martin Campbell (Casino Royale).

Jackie plays a father whose daughter is killed by terrorists and in this dramatic role, he is seeking justice for her death. 

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