Stories about Film from August, 2007
Francomenz is looking forward to seeing Trinidad-born writer-director Frances-Anne Solomon's new film, A Winter Tale.
Mighty Afroditee is impressed by the quality of films being shown at the Caribbean Film Festival.
American filmmaker Joseph Spaid tells readers about his film Kiran over Mongolia over at neweurasia. The documentary portrays a young Mongolized Kazakh youth from the urban capital who is taken into an apprenticeship by a true Kazakh eagle master.
De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis writes about the famous Soviet science fiction writers, the Strugatsky brothers: “For some reason, I was sure until recently that these books are so good that they will remain to be the favourite books of the new generations of geeks for a long time. Strangely,...
The Culture and Politics of Tamil Cinema discusses the dynamics and sociology of fan clubs.
Chak De India!, a Bollywood film that deals with women's hockey and underdogs provokes a reaction from Jabberwock.
Club Soda and Salt makes ten observations about Trinidad.
A catchy tune about a funny-looking bug that bites people's bums and makes them happy, featured regularly as filler between children's programming on the national broadcaster NHK, is catching on like crazy across Japan. In this post, read more about the thinking behind the song, reactions from Japanese bloggers, and a post from one of the creators of the clip.
Pink Tentacle brings together ten great time-lapse videos shot in Tokyo, including one of 35 years of construction in Shinjuku, one of the construction of Roppongi Hills, one of a trip along the Yamanote Line, and one of lighting striking in Higashiyama.
“Brangelina” may touch down on Israeli soil this October, reports Stephanie from Israel.
Abu Fares shares his feelings with this clip that he shot in an art exhibition in Venice.
Mostafa Karimi, a young filmmaker, was electroshocked and lost his two hands when he was filming a scene.It seems security measures were not respected.A blog was created to support him.Help Karimi[Fa] blog updates news about him and his needs.
The Macedonian Tendency links to the site of the Second Annual Macedonian Film Festival to be held in Toronto on Oct. 13-14.
Mary Ann O'Donnell blogs a weekend party among independent films makers in Shenzhen. There were six independent films presented in the “old man party“.
If you can make a movie in Dar es Salaam, then you can make a movie anywhere: “First there are production and logistical issues. The production issues were easily resolved because we had anticipated those and planned for them. What we did not anticipate are the issues beyond our control…traffic...
Mark fishes a video featuring Micheal Moore in Kuwait in 1994.
Metroblogging Lahore on the sixty years of Pakistan's film industry, based in Lahore.
A documentary about Liberia, Iron Ladies of Liberia, has made into the Toronto Film Festival: “Did you hear that the film “Iron Ladies of Liberia” made it into the Toronto Film Festival? Heard there is a big screening at the opening of the UN General Counsel this fall as well…will...
Yek Pezeshk says [Fa] that the Embassy of Afghanistan in Tehran protested against a TV series,Chahrkhaneh, where,it seems, Afghans were insulted.Afghan officials say the producers of this series presented an unreal image of Afghan young people and it will have a negative effect on Iran-Afghanistan relations.
The Belize News Blog acknowledges the passing of Belizean television pioneer Emory King.
The Accidental Russophile writes about Russia's “sunken submarines”: the Kursk and the Komsomolets.