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· June, 2008

Stories about Film from June, 2008

Kuwait:The Incredible Hulk

Kuwait's Z District reviews The Incredible Hulk.

Pakistan: Slasher Flick

CHUP! on the first Pakistani slasher flick – Zibahkhana.

D.R. of Congo: On the Rumba River

A new film about Congolese music: On the Rumba River: a new French film on Congolese music and life on the world's second largest river, now a graveyard for abandoned...

Soviet History: Political Jokes

A Soviet-time joke in a post at Robert Amsterdam's blog: “… the man who goes to buy a car in Moscow, pays for it, and is told by the salesman...

China: Kungfu Panda

Heicaitou blogs some photos of a demonstration demanding the China SARFT to ban the movie “Kungfu Panda”.

Kuwait: Annoying People in Cinemas

Kuwaiti blog Final Haven describes five types of annoying people you could come across in cinemas in Kuwait.

EmPivot: Green media aggregator

EmPivot is a website made for sharing videos with a specific theme: environment. This green-related media content is added to the website so that people, organizations and companies can connect...

Russia: “Nina the Moldovan Grocer”

Moscow Through Brown Eyes shares a wonderful story on “Nina the Moldovan Grocer” and her “interpretation” of the blogger's parents.

Croatia: Jasenovac

Gray Falcon links to translated and subtitled web copies of “Jasenovac: Blood and Ashes,” a 1983 documentary by Croatian director Lordan Zafranović about the largest death camp in Croatia during...

Nigeria: The Nollywood Convention

Ladybrille writes about the Nigerian movie industry: “The Nollywood Convention, produced by the Nollywood Foundation Inc., a non-profit headquartered in Los Angeles, California which attracts A-list Nollywood celebrities like the...

Peru: Pointing Out Errors in the New Indiana Jones Movie

Mexican music in an Andean market, misplaced cities, and negative stereotypes of Peruvians are some of the complaints made by Peruvian bloggers in response to the new Indiana Jones movie....

Colombia: The struggles of Barrancabermeja documentary

This nine part documentary created by Taline Haytayan of her experience as part of the Peace Brigades International organization in the strife ridden Barrancabermeja region of Colombia captured my attention...

Colombia: Film Soundtrack Available on Creative Commons License

Critically-acclaimed Colombian film Perro Come Perro (Dog Eat Dog) has provided its soundtrack to the public on a Creative Commons license writes Caro Botero of equinoXio.

Hong Kong: Preserving Bruce Lee's Home

Diumanpark urges the Hong Kong government to preserve Bruce Lee's home as a memorial hall in Hong Kong [zh]. The commercial radio has set up a webpage for a signature...

Lithuania: “The Magnificent Town of Vilnius”

Viola in Vilnius links to and writes about a TV ad for the next year's Capital of Culture – The Magnificent Town of Vilnius. Photos and video on the process...

Czech Republic: “Stolen Kosovo”

Byzantine Blog provides links to “Stolen Kosovo,” a Czech documentary by Vaclav Dvorak.

Poland: Film Review

Polandian reviews Andrzej Jakimowski's film, Sztuczki (“Tricks”).

Estonia: “Memories Denied”

A Step At A Time writes about “Memories Denied,” a 2006 book by Estonian filmmaker and journalist Imbi Paju, about the Soviet-time “cultural genocide” waged by Moscow against Estonia.

Czech Republic: Homer Simpson Restaurant

The Czech Daily Word writes about a Prague restaurant named after Homer Simpson.

Georgia: Lost Monkeys of Abkhazia

This is Tbilisi Calling comments on a new documentary film about the Primate Research Center in the breakaway region of Abkhazia. The blog says that there is speculation that in...

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