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· August, 2008

Stories about Film from August, 2008

Iran: Watch an old commercial

India: Cinema and Activism

Japan and Thailand: Children of the Dark

Roy Berman from Multant frog elaborated his comments on a newly released film “Children of the Dark” which is about how children in Thailand are exploited by developed countries.

Iran:Award-winning documentary about murdered bishop

Iran: Iran bans a top actress from leaving for Hollywood

Egypt: Death of Three Arab Cultural Icons

The Arab world lost three of its cultural icons in the spam of a month. They are Egyptians philosopher Dr Abdelwahab El Mesery and film maker Yousef Chahine and Palestinian...

Haiti: Future of Film

Call for video journalists for You Tube Contest

You Tube's Citizen News channel has released a video promo for an upcoming citizen journalism contest. They will be receiving videos of less than 3 minutes in length, in English,...

Palestine: H Daboor at the Islamic University

Morocco: Saida Fekry's Return

China: Olympics as mass ritual, rite of passage, or just one big party?

Ethiopia: Haile Gerima's film in Venice

China: Citizen reporter to be deported

Morocco: Burgeoning Mollywood

Morocco has long been a mecca for foreign filmmakers. Iconic films like The Last Temptation of Christ and Lawrence of Arabia, as well as more recent films Rendition and Black...

Morocco: The True Story of Andalusia

Estonia: Review of the Singing Revolution

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