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· March, 2008

Stories about Film from March, 2008

Japan: Views on Yasukuni, the movie

A documentary film about the controversial Yasukuni shrine, shot by a Chinese filmmaker through funding by a Japanese government agency, has sparked debate and discussion after a group within the...

Lebanon: Un-Banning “Persepolis”

Lebanon: Banning “Persepolis”

Bangladesh: On Wilders’ Fitna

Netherlands: What is the problem,Mr.Wilders?

Colombia: Contest brings forth multimedia citizen journalists

Contest open for anyone, regardless of nationality, to write, show and create content telling the world about a very special place in Colombia most people wouldn´t normally be aware of....

India: Right Wing and Films

South Asia: Anti-Islam film

Kenya: SLUM-TV

Burkina Faso: Home of black bags, baobabs and cute kids?

This roundup will begin with some old business. From Stephen Davis of Voice in the Desert: His book Sophie and the Albino Camel is up for the Norfolk Shorts shortlist...

China: Petition to Stop the Ban On Tang Wei

Brazil: It's All True

Brazil: Mobile Filmmaking

Bosnia & Herzegovina: “Graffiti Street”

Japan: The New Era of Video

Last Friday, Japan's national broadcaster aired a special on the "New Era of Video" predicting changes in the industry of broadcast television that will shake the foundation of mass media....

Bolivia: James Bond Visits Bolivian Territory in Chile

Japan: Rokkasho nuclear reprocessing plant fuels debate

The village of Rokkasho, situated Aomori prefecture in the north of Japan's main island Honshū, hosts a nuclear facility for reprocessing spent nuclear fuel, the first of its kind in...

Japan: Tibet Tibet

South Korea: Migrant Worker Film Festival

Russia: “Dmitriy Medvedev: How it all Began”

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