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· August, 2007

Stories about Film from August, 2007

Trinidad & Tobago: A Winter Tale

Francomenz is looking forward to seeing Trinidad-born writer-director Frances-Anne Solomon's new film, A Winter Tale.

Cayman Islands: Caribbean Film Festival

Mighty Afroditee is impressed by the quality of films being shown at the Caribbean Film Festival.

Mongolia: Kazakh eagle hunters

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...

Russia: The Strugatsky Brothers

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...

India: Fan Clubs and Tamil Cinema

The Culture and Politics of Tamil Cinema discusses the dynamics and sociology of fan clubs.

India: On Chak De India!

Chak De India!, a Bollywood film that deals with women's hockey and underdogs provokes a reaction from Jabberwock.

Trinidad & Tobago: Ten Things…

Club Soda and Salt makes ten observations about Trinidad.

Japan: Crazy for a Bug

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...

Japan: Time-lapse Tokyo

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...

Israel: Brangelina Visit?

“Brangelina” may touch down on Israeli soil this October, reports Stephanie from Israel.

Syria: How Do You Feel?

Abu Fares shares his feelings with this clip that he shot in an art exhibition in Venice.

Iran:A Young Filmmaker got Electroshocked

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...

Macedonia, Canada: Film Festival

The Macedonian Tendency links to the site of the Second Annual Macedonian Film Festival to be held in Toronto on Oct. 13-14.

China: Independent Films

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“.

Tanzania: The making of the movie, Bongoland II

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...

Kuwait: Micheal Moore in Kuwait

Mark fishes a video featuring Micheal Moore in Kuwait in 1994.

Pakistan: 60 years of film

Metroblogging Lahore on the sixty years of Pakistan's film industry, based in Lahore.

Liberia: Iron Ladies of Liberia – a documentary

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...

Iran:The Embassy of Afghanistan protests against Iranian TV

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...

Belize: King Passes On

The Belize News Blog acknowledges the passing of Belizean television pioneer Emory King.

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