Stories about Film from November, 2007
Two years of hard work are finally paying off for Jordanian Laith, whose film will be shown in the Sundance Festival.
DFinitivo [es] writes about the first Chicano Film Festival that took place in Mexico City.
Blogian reports that a documentary highlighting the destruction of an Armenian cemetery in the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhichevan is being distributed to members of the U.S. Congress. However, the Armenian blogger is concerned by the [nationalist] content as well as the professionalism of the film.
TOL's Belarus watches Andrzej Wajda's Katyń and hopes to see a similar film about the Kurapaty tragedy in Belarus one day.
Now Is Wow is excited that the feature she worked on for Ledaserene Films will be airing tonight on the Bravo Canada channel.
Matt looks into a propaganda movie Volunteer (Jiwonbyeong) from 1941 in detail to study traces of Korean contemporary nationalism.
Nollywood photo blog has a post about the Nigerian actress Bisi Ibidapo-Obe:’ Bisi Ibidapo-Obe could easily pass for one of the most beautiful girls in the movie industry. However, when it comes to fashion she is in the class of those who know how to do it well. She’s always...
Afghanistanica takes a look at another B-category movie about U.S. military in Aghanistan and offers a trailer.
Illyrian Gazette writes about the Croatian football team, music – and Borat.
Sepideh Saremi,in Pars Arts, wrote about Persepolis movie.Persepolis is a an award winner animated feature based on autobiographical comics by Marjan Satrapi.
A film on Egyptian Baha'iis is now available online for downloading, announces Mideast Youth.
Trinidad's Studio Film Club will be screening the Haitian film Ghosts of Cite Soleil.
Itching for Eestimaa shares a few “in the Soviet times” stories, Estonian and otherwise.
Dong Yanbin, a doctoral student in China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL), accused Beijing UME international movie theater and the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) of castrating Ang Lee’s blockbuster Lust,Caution, Jinghua Times reported on Wednesday. His accusation had inflamed a new tide of online criticism on SARFT.
Kenneth Tan from Shanghaiist translated local news on how movie fans found joy in imitating sexual positions in Lust, Caution.
“I took this picture of Madeira River a few hours ago, when the airplane flew over Porto Velho city (RO). This landscape will have disappeared in a few years, to make room for a huge dam that will feed two hydroelectric plants.” Altino Machado also reports [pt] on the FestCine...
Joel Martinsen from DANWEI reports on the legal action by a law PhD student, Dong Yanbin, against UME International Cineplex and SARFT over the edited Mainland Chinese version of Lust, Caution.
Tomás Dinges of Chile from Within is excited about the series of Chilean films being shown in New York City.
The song theme of the popular Brazilian film Tropa de Elite [Elite Squad], about police corruption in Rio, has become background music for the Pernambuco's Police Forces. They sang the lyrics by Tihuana when were called to calm down a rebellion in a prison, as reports PE Body Count [pt]:...
This is Nollywood is a film about the Nigerian film industry: “Despite all odds, Nigerian directors produce between 500 and 1,000 movies a year.”
While Martin Lee was criticized as traitor because of his article in Wall Street Journal, diumanpark pointed out that Hong Kong people always welcomed foreign power, and in fact the government has been actively invited foreign power to enter Hong Kong, such as Disneyland and Batman (zh).