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· October, 2009

Stories about Film from October, 2009

17 October 2009

Japan: Avatars come to life in the anime Summer Wars

Against the background of the Japanese countryside, feel good sentiments and an extraordinary virtual world are featured in Summer Wars (サマーウォーズSama wozu) [ja], the new animated movie by director Mamoru...

9 October 2009

China: The Founding of a Republic! Propaganda, or a commercial success with some irony?

Only 3 weeks after hitting the screen, The Founding of a Republic has already taken in nearly $ 60 million. Naturally, it has created a huge stir in China’s online...

8 October 2009

Kuwait: Waiting for Transformers 3

China and Hong Kong: Jackie Chan's comment on military parade

In order to promote nationalism and celebrate the 60th anniversary of PRC, CCTV invited internationally well-known movie star Jackie Chan to comment on military parade.

2 October 2009

Asia and Oceania: Videos of Natural Disaster Aftermath

Citizen uploaded videos of the flooding, earthquakes and tsunamis that in less than a week, have struck several different countries in Oceania, East and Southeast Asia.

1 October 2009

Colombia: “Ojo al Sancocho” Community Film Festival

The International Film and Alternative and Community Video Festival called “Ojo al Sancocho” took place September 18-25, 2009 in Ciudad Bolívar in Southern Bogotá. During the week, Colombian audiovisual projects...