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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?
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?
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.
15 November 2015
3 November 2015
Almost 300 Colombian families of African descent converted to Islam 40 years ago as a form of empowerment in the face of marginalization.
26 August 2015
"Even with all the dodgy science in Liu Cixin's sci-fi, his values and literary skill aside, his imagination still far surpasses that of other contemporary Chinese sci-fi writers."
15 August 2015
4 August 2015
7 July 2015
"Only 1 in 50 Haitian children with disabilities attend school. This is a tremendous setback both for the children who stay home, and for parents..."
2 July 2015
24 June 2015
Sailor Moon may seem like a cutesy cartoon intended just for anime maniacs, but a closer looks shows that the program includes themes of women's empowerment and independence.
18 June 2015
The First Mesoamerican Community Film and Radio Festival began on June 10 in Oaxaca and will continue on to various countries in the region from later in June.
12 June 2015
14 May 2015
Gazans roll out the Red Carpet throughout the destroyed Shuja'iyya neighborhood for the 2015 edition of the Karama Gaza Film Festival.
27 April 2015
Arab countries should not extend the length of their copyright term without thinking of the consequences that this will have on the ability of society to access knowledge and culture.
24 April 2015
22 April 2015
In Africa, opinions are divided on the Mauritanian film "Timbuktu." Some love it, others think external factors are the reason for its success.