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· January, 2007

Stories about Film from January, 2007

China: more criticism on The City of Golden Armor

Sohoxiaobao has collected more criticism on the movie The city of Golden Armor. This time the criticism came directly from local film makers, some accused that the film was spreading...

Nigeria/Sierra Leone: Nollywood goes to Sierra Leone

Naija Vixen writes about Nollywood stars visiting Sierra Leone to shoot a Sierra Leonean film, Bai Bure Goes to War, “The script which was written by Abu Noah portrays the...

Armenia: Skipping “The Priestess”

The Priestess is a new Armenian film with high production values. Rhyne of Armenia Blog wants to see the movie, but skpped out on doing so due to ridiculous ticket...

Indonesia: Movie on Bali Bombing

The Swanker talks about a new movies on the event related to the Bali Bombings of 2002 has just been released in Indonesia. The blogger says “In a majority-Muslim country,...

Ukraine, Romania: The Bridge

Ukraine List reports that a bridge has finally been constructed to connect two villages – one in Ukraine, the other in Romania: “The bridge was even the subject of a...

China: Independent directors funded

With the news of Chinese broadcasting regulation body SARFT‘s decision to heavily invest in future films from sixteen of China's hottest young independent directors, one might jump to the conclusion...

Nepal: Film festivals

Wagle Street Journal on the sudden spurt in film festivals. “I was talking about the waves of foreign film festivals in Nepal. I recently attended French film festival and, before...

China: Ice and politics in Curse of the Golden Flower

Joel Martinsen from DANWEI translates some comments on the movie: Curse of the Golden Flower.

Nepal: Watching a Nepali movie

Wagle Street Journal on watching Nepali movies. “Produced with comparatively low budget, Nepali films are poor in quality and other benchmarks. An average Nepali film’s standard budget is around Rs....

Afghanistan: Kabul Express

Afghan Lord posts a clip from Kabul Express, a Bollywood film that has been banned in Afghanistan for insulting the Hazara ethnic group.

Nigeria: Nollywood and Hollywood collaboration

Timbuktu Chronicles writes about the Nigerian film director, Lancelot Imasuen, and the possible collaboration between Nollywood and Hollywood, “With a $200, 000 non-union budget film titled, Friendly Enemy Imasuen has...

Kenya: mobile phone revolution

Kenyan Pundit writes about BBC's webcast on the mobile phone revolution in Kenya and the Acumen Fund Fellowships

China: curse of golden flower

Peijin Chen from Shanghaiist has written a review on the recent movie: curse of the golden flower.

Afghan Whispers: Kabul Express, 5 More Years, and Lack of Legitimacy

Dialogue 3 talks about an Indian film, Kabul Express, which has created a lot of noise in Afghanistan without being shown on Afghanistan. The blogger says according to what is...

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