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29 April 2016
"We believe that everyone, no matter who they are, is deserving of respect. [...] This is necessary in changing the course [of] human rights development in Jamaica."
28 April 2016
The Canadian filmmaker Estelle Hebert has produced a one-hour documentary about one village's struggle to revive after a massive tsunami devastated much of Japan on March 11, 2011.
6 April 2016
"BRAPS!!! Screen gone blank [...] BRAPS...screen gone down again." One Trinidadian film fanatic tries his best to enjoy a movie, but technical difficulties win out...until he retaliates with a meme.
1 April 2016
The film’s producers launched a crowdsourcing campaign, seeking 6,000 USD to finance the production of 1,000 DVDs, which will be distributed freely in schools, universities, libraries, and cultural centers.
10 March 2016
For Its Dubbed Version, Marvel Removed Russian Insignia From a Scene in Its New ‘Captain America’ Trailer
Within hours, Internet users noticed that, in the Russian version, a soldier's arm at the very beginning of the trailer is missing the insignia visible in the original version.
4 March 2016
When you think of Russian prisons, you don’t typically imagine musical flashmobs or amatuer filmmaking, but that’s precisely what’s on tap at the Number 7 state penitentiary in Omsk.
1 March 2016
"Cuaron, Lubezki & Iñarritu are not flukes but proof of creative vitality in Mexican culture, ethics hard work & opportunity from globalization"
23 February 2016
"What is so fearful about this film? The film has portrayed different thoughts and perspectives; this can be a starting point for communication and understanding."
22 February 2016
The TV show "Black Comedy" is a breakout hit in Australia. Co-writer Nakkiah Lui says the secret to its success is that it invites white Australians in for a laugh.
20 February 2016
The law was adopted "... to achieve the goal of removing the century-old sign of subjugation and backwardness of of Muslim women..."
12 February 2016
With oil prices tumbling and Russia’s economy on hard times, a carmaker is falling back on one of the industry’s most dependable marketing tactics: appealing to consumers’ sense of patriotism.
5 February 2016
Ukraine's now extinct National Expert Commission for Protection of Public Morality accumulated a database of "explicit" content during its tenure—and no one knows what to do with it.
24 January 2016
"I wasn’t abused, I wasn’t beaten, I wasn’t molested, I wasn’t raped.” Actor Sunny Leone has moved beyond her porn star past -- why can't the journalist who interviewed her?
19 January 2016
Follow the exploits of a transgender dad, a rotten tomato, Iranian rockers, a janitor-turned-mayor and others in this list of films that take you to the world beyond Hollywood.
2 January 2016
The new viral meme in question is the 1969 Soviet comedy classic The Diamond Arm. Did Russian TV delete a halo to spare Christians' hurt feelings?
29 December 2015
'I even have an old reflex camera, a Nikon D70 -- quite heavy, by the way. That picture was taken from a height of about 6,500 meters above sea level.'
17 December 2015
More than 80 years ago, Antonieta de Barros became the first black woman elected in Brazil. But she's hardly a household name. One filmmaker has tried to change that.
11 December 2015
There are a number of indigenous groups with unique cultures in Bangladesh. However, their lives and languages are rarely highlighted in Bangladeshi films or national broadcasts.
8 December 2015
The warning comes after Artdocfest announced that it is including in a special online competition a film about the corrupt business dealings of figures close to Attorney General Yuri Chaika.
4 December 2015
While world leaders discuss climate change in Paris, the decrease in rainfall and sea level rise are threatening the soil fertility and the subsistence of the people of Guinea-Bissau.