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· September, 2008

Stories about Film from September, 2008

Bahrain: The same racism everywhere?

Taiwan: The Return of Local Cinema

This summer, Taiwanese cinema is not only celebrating a comeback, but is also shining like the sun. No matter how strongly the typhoon hits Taiwan, movie theaters are witnessing hundreds,...

Lusosphere: Saramago, 85 years, Nobel Laureate, Blogger

A week ago, the 1998 Nobel Prize winner for literature - the first and only Portuguese language writer - started his own blog: Saramago's Notebook, which he describes as his...

Trinidad & Tobago: Film Festival

Iran:The Stoning of Soraya M.

Japan: DVD release by Politician Yuri Fujikawa

YouTube Contest for aspiring journalists

As I had mentioned back in August, YouTube and The Pulitzer Center have launched Project: Report, a contest for aspiring journalists and now the full rules and instructions are up....

China: Full Transcript of Leaving Fear Behind

World Bank Film Competition – Social Dimensions of Climate Change

The world bank has a call for submissions of short 2-5 minute documentaries that show the social effects or aspects of climate change. The deadline for the competition is October...

Sierra Leone: Movie Stars Wanted

China: The Mummy 3

Colombia: Documentary of Massacre by Paramilitary Groups

India: Films and Feminism

Jordan: Any thoughts on Body of Lies?

Jordan: First Oscar Submission

Costa Rica: National Films Gain Positive Reviews

Two films, produced locally in Costa Rica have captured the attention of local moviegoers, as well as bloggers. El Cielo Rojo (The Red Sky) is about youth in the country,...

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