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· November, 2007

Stories about Film from November, 2007

Jordan: Sundance Special

Two years of hard work are finally paying off for Jordanian Laith, whose film will be shown in the Sundance Festival.

Mexico: Chicano Film Festival in the Capital

DFinitivo [es] writes about the first Chicano Film Festival that took place in Mexico City.

Azerbaijan: Djulfa

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...

Belarus, Poland: Kurapaty, Katyń

TOL's Belarus watches Andrzej Wajda's Katyń and hopes to see a similar film about the Kurapaty tragedy in Belarus one day.

Trinidad & Tobago: Bravo!

Now Is Wow is excited that the feature she worked on for Ledaserene Films will be airing tonight on the Bravo Canada channel.

South Korea: Wartime Propaganda Movie

Matt looks into a propaganda movie Volunteer (Jiwonbyeong) from 1941 in detail to study traces of Korean contemporary nationalism.

Nigeria: Nollywood actress Bisi Ibidapo-Obe

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...

Afghanistan: Another American Movie on Afhan Topic

Afghanistanica takes a look at another B-category movie about U.S. military in Aghanistan and offers a trailer.

Croatia: Football News

Illyrian Gazette writes about the Croatian football team, music – and Borat.

Iran:Persepolis,the Movie

Sepideh Saremi,in Pars Arts, wrote about Persepolis movie.Persepolis is a an award winner animated feature based on autobiographical comics by Marjan Satrapi.

Egypt: Baha'ii Rights Film Available

A film on Egyptian Baha'iis is now available online for downloading, announces Mideast Youth.

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: Film Screening

Trinidad's Studio Film Club will be screening the Haitian film Ghosts of Cite Soleil.

Estonia: “In the Soviet Times”

Itching for Eestimaa shares a few “in the Soviet times” stories, Estonian and otherwise.

China: Doctoral Student Accuses SARFT of Movie Censorship

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)...

China: Imitating Lust, Caution

Kenneth Tan from Shanghaiist translated local news on how movie fans found joy in imitating sexual positions in Lust, Caution.

Brazil: A river in its last years

“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...

China: Law PhD Sues Over Cuts to Lust, Caution

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,...

Chile: Chilean Films in New York City

Tomás Dinges of Chile from Within is excited about the series of Chilean films being shown in New York City.

Brazil: Police, a tough nut to crack

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...

Nigeria: This is Nollywood

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.”

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