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· June, 2010

Stories about Film from June, 2010

Japan: A Hayao Miyazaki Profile

  24 June 2010

Trevor Hogg at Flickeringmyth [en] dedicates a series of five posts [en] to the master of Japanese animation Hayao Miyazaki [en]. In the first post, the blogger describes the beginning of the career of the Oscar winner filmaker.

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World: Protecting Human Rights on Citizen Video

  21 June 2010

Making a video to protect human rights might backfire and end up threatening the rights of those who appear or participate in the video. WITNESS' The Hub shares with us how we can make a human rights video that gets the message across while minimizing the risk to those involved.

Japan: The première of “The Cove” will be online

  18 June 2010

The Japanese video sharing website Niko Niko Doga [en] announced that, on June 18 at 8 p.m. (Japan time), it will show online the documentary “The Cove” [ja] to the first 2000 users who access the website. The users will also be able to live-comment on the film. At present,...

Dominica: A Day in the Life

  10 June 2010

Dominica Weekly highlights a documentary which “brings to life the rich heritage and culture of the Kalinago (Carib) people in Dominica.”

Venezuela: Impressions on Oliver Stone's Newest Film

  8 June 2010

Al Sur de la Frontera (South of the Border) is Oliver Stone's latest film, where he travels Latin America meeting some of its most famous, left-wing politicians. John Manuel Silva [es] from Venezuela provides an extensive review of the film, categorizing it as political propaganda.

Pakistan: Reviewing Sex and the City 2

  5 June 2010

Blogger Kalsoom goes to watch Sex and the City 2 and comes away with the feeling that the film not only fails to engage the Arab/Muslim/Middle Eastern woman, but it also condescendingly labels them en masse as victims of an oppressive patriarchal society.

Bolivia: Movie on Immigration Debuting Online

  3 June 2010

The Bolivian movie, “En busca del paraíso” [es] (“Searching for Paradise”) will be released in Spain on June 11 through Televeo.com [es]. Miguel Esquirol Ríos [es] explains that the movie is about Bolivian immigrants in Spain; he is happy that the movie will reach a foreign audience through the Internet.

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