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· October, 2008

Stories about Film from October, 2008

BOBs: Global Videobloggers Compete for Award Part 2

Earlier this week we visited the videoblogs of some of the nominees for the BOBs, Deutsche Welle's Best of Blogs awards. On this second part, we'll see which other videobloggers...

Slovakia: The Most Famous Slovaks

BOBs: Global Videobloggers Compete for Award Part 1

The BOBs, Deutsche Welle's yearly contest for online products: blogs, podcasts and videoblogs has already chosen 176 nominees for the 16 different categories. In the video blogging category, participants from...

Russia: “Admiral” Film Review

Morocco: Habib Belkacem, Producer Extraordinaire

Morocco: 8th Marrakech international film festival

Jordan: Rumours, Gap Year Foreign Students, and Body of Lies

From an innocent murmur to a devastating consequence on the life of an innocent girl, see how rumours can destroy lives in Jordan in this round up of Jordanian blogs...

Southeast Asia: Film entries to the Oscars

Bangladesh: A blog about the movie “Monpura”

Canada: Indigenous Femicide on the Spotlight

Canadian documentary which is bringing to public attention the disappearances and murders of more than 500 aboriginal women in Canada in the past 30 years. The film is called Finding...

Bahamas, Haiti: Eyes of a Child

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: “Bushisms”

Cuba: War Reflections

India: Community Journalism with Video Volunteers

Video Volunteers is an organization of media producers from the villages and slums in India, creating content that is relevant to themselves and screening it inside the communities, reaching thousands...

Morocco: Film Festival in Tribute to Youssef Chahine

Cambodia: Film industry

Latin America: lore, ghosts, demons and frights.

The mythology in Latin America is quite rich: some tales have been passed onto us from the Incas, Mayas or Aztecs, and others are colonial imports from Europe. On this...

Chile: Students produce bullying awareness short

Chilean High School students produce a short film titled "Bullying" to share their perspective on teen suicide and it's probable causes. The short uses body language and facial expressions as...

Morocco: New Spike Lee Film

Habemus Guatemalan Cinema! Gasolina, Best Latin American Movie

Gasolina, a Guatemalan film directed by Julio Cordon, won Best Latin American Movie in San Sebastian Film Festival, capturing a post conflict society, quite different from the pictures in the...

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