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· September, 2006

Stories about Film from September, 2006

Kazakhstan: Crossing the Line

KZBlog says that comedian Sasha Baron Cohen has crossed the line in his latest stunt as the character Borat by directly mocking the president and government of Kazakhstan in his...

Chatter in Virtual India…

Blogging, Festivals, an updated version of Gods, travel, rare flowers, President Mush of Pakistan, films and water art are some of the things that we look in this round-up of...

Russia: Nominee for Best Foreign Film

Russia Blog writes about Russia's nominee for the 2006 U.S. Academy Awards.

Serbia: Oscar Nomination

Eric Gordy of East Ethnia writes about this year's Serbian nomination for the Oscars and reveals his own role in the production of the film.

Venezuela: Mérida Festival of Venezuelan Film

The Mérida Festival of Venezuelan Film is calling for submissions [ES], says Blog Venezolano de Cine.

Posts from Peru

This time it is three rather than two weekly summaries from the guys at Perú Político: Weekly Chronicle (September 6 to the 12) and Weekly Chronicle (September 13 – 19)...

Nigeria: documentary on former Nigerian military ruler

Naija Blog posts a link to IBB, a documentary about the former Nigerian military ruler, General Ibrahim Babandiga (IBB).

Nigeria: Nollywood Movie Premiere

Hollywood. Bollywood. What about Nollywood?

Colombia: Migration Project: María Gómez

Liz Henry introduces María Gómez's new, bilingual Have Money Will Vlog site as part of the Colombia Migration Project.

China: listen to the movie producer

The latest movie “The City of Golden Armor” directed by Zhang Yi-Mou was released on September 20, but reporters had not been invited to the movie preview. Buchimifan in Bullog...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Richard Gere in Karadzic Movie

Balkan Ghost of Finding Karadzic writes about Richard Gere's visit to Sarajevo to film a movie about war criminal Radovan Karadzic: “The press was abuzz with speculation about whether Karadzic...

Moldova: The Matrix and Cleopatra Stratan

Peter Myers of Adventures in Moldova writes about Cleopatra Stratan, a 3-year-old pop star, and about the dubbing of The Matrix into Moldovan: “No, not Romanian. No, not Russian. Dubbed...

Argentina: Film: Opaco

Now here's a clever idea. Roberto Dam describes the newest short film by Argentine photographer Martin Crespo, which was filmed, not with a video camera, but rather a Nikon D50...

Serbia: Guca and Exit Music Festivals

Traditional Guca Trumpet Festival is held anually in Guca, a town hours south of Belgrade, near the city of Cacak, from Aug. 30 to Sept. 3. The event remains the...

Uganda: The Last King of Scotland

“Just when the world was about to forget all about Amin and Ugandans could travel around the world without having ignorant chaps asking if Amin was still the President, FoxSearchlight...

Kenya, Film, Development

“Let the record show – we have got more stuff together in Africa than the world would like to admit,” writes the Concoction, reflecting on a PBS documentary about a...

Haiti, Montreal: 2nd Annual Haitian Film Festival

Collectif Haiti de Provence points to an Alterpresse article which highlights an important Haitian film event (Fr): “The second edition of the International Festival of Haitian Film (FIFHM) was launched...

Romania, Russia: Movies

Owlspotting writes about translating movie titles into Romanian. The Accidental Russophile gives advice on finding and watching Russian DVDs in the United States.

China: Video save taskforce needed

When tens of thousands of Ruian, Zhejiang citizens came out to protest the official conclusion of an investigation into the death of high school teacher Dai Haijing, it didn't take...

Serbia: Film on War in Kosovo

Kushtrim Xhakli writes about a movie about the missing persons of the war in Kosovo.

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