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· September, 2007

Stories about Film from September, 2007

Trinidad & Tobago: Talking with Filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon

Trinidad-born Frances-Anne Solomon is a blogger and award winning filmmaker who has just completed her most recent project, A Winter Tale. Set in the violent downtown Toronto community of Parkdale,...

Chak De India – Go For It India

Chak De India (Go For it India) is a Bollywood film that was released last month, and what an impact the film has on the pysche of Indians. In India...

Nigeria: Abuja Film Festival

Naijablog wants more information about the Abuja Film Festival: “Apparently the Abuja International Film Festival is next week (see the pasted text from Balancing Act's Broadcast e-newsletter below). All I...

Russia: Kasparov; “The Italian”

The Accidental Russophile comments on the New Yorker 12-page piece on Garry Kasparov, and writes about The Italian, a Russian movie by director Andrei Kravchuk.

Tanzania: Bongoland II – final version

Watch the final version of Tanzanian film, Bongoland 11.

Ramadaning in Kuwait

Ramadan, food and shopping were top priorities among Kuwaiti bloggers last week. Abdullatif AlOmar takes us on a tour of Kuwaiti blogs which include a shopping trip at a hypermarket...

India: NTR, MGR and Adulation

The Culture and Politics of Tamil Cinema on the culture of adulation and comparing the cases of two contemporaries in different states.

Trinidad & Tobago: Film Festival Screens “A Winter Tale”

Elspeth at Now is Wow reviews Trinidad-born director Frances-Anne Solomon's film A Winter Tale.

Trinidad & Tobago: Film Festival 2007

Both Studio Film Club and IZATRINI.com blog about the upcoming Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival.

Iran:A Web Movie about Women's Campaign

Iranian women’s rights activists initiated a wide campaign,last year, demanding an end to discriminatory laws against women in the Iranian law.You can watch a web movie about this campaign.

Trinidad & Tobago: New Art Space

On the heels of the recent closing of Trinidad's contemporary art centre CCA7, The Caribbean Beat Blog is pleased that an alternative space for “the Anglophone Caribbean's most energetic and...

Kannada: Bow to the Cynara within!

Tina writes meditatively about a“Cynara that exists within us”. She is referring to the poem Non Sum Qualis Eram Bonae Sub Regno Cynarae by Ernest Dowson. Last night, ah, yesternight,...

Jordan: Nine Crimes & Other September Stories

One story dominated Jordan's blogosphere lately. Naseem Tarawnah writes about how bloggers rallied behind "9 Miserable Days", a post by Jordanian blogger Who Sane, where he told an unfortunate personal...

Iran:Beyonce Knowles Goes Islamic

Kamangir published screen-shots taken from the Pink Panther movie the Islamic Republic has managed to “put together”. Watch here to see how Beyonce Knowles goes Islamic!Iranian TV decided to cover...

Bahrain: South African Film Maker Jailed

Busac from Bahrain writes about the terrifying experience of a South African film maker, who recruited in Bahrain, duped out of her equipment, jailed and later on deported in this...

Tanzania: Musician to play as himself in Bongoland II

Latest information for the blog covering the making of the film, Bongoland II: “One of the upcoming young musician from Tanzania popularly known as Bushoke will play as himself in...

China: Why patriotism won't save the Chinese film industry

Imagethief comments on Han Sanping, Chairman of the government-backed China Film Group's call for more patriotism in Chinese movies: If Han Sanping truly loves the Chinese film industry he should...

Bahrain: Young Filmmaker

A young filmmaker from Bahrain enjoys the limelight at MidEast Youth.

Brazil: Adventure in São Paulo

The second one of a ten part series of videos “Around Brazil” is available online. In a 45 minute programme, it aims “to show that although Sao Paulo is one...

Tanzania: Tea that cures everything!

When the people behind the movie, The Listening Project, visited “where we were all created” and drank tea that cures everything!: “One day we went to a Masai Traditional Doctor....

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