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· July, 2010

Stories about Film from July, 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: TTFF 2010

Repeating Islands has the lowdown on this year's Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival.

Ghana: New Ghanaian movie

MightAfrican writes about a new movie from Ghana, Sinking Sands: “Recently, Leila sent me the trailer for the movie. “Sinking Sands” is about a couple, Jimah (Jimmy Jean-Louis from Haiti)...

Trinidad & Tobago: From the Archives

The Caribbean Review of Books posts some interesting content from its archives.

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Border

This is cinemelo comments on Border, a 2009 film from director Harutyun Khachatryan. Ostensibly a tale of life in rural Armenia, the blog says that the most telling images come...

Bangladesh: One Child to Rebuild a School

All it took was one child to talk about his destroyed school in front of a camera: through the following months, thanks to Shawn Ahmed of the Uncultured Project and...

Pakistan: Bollywood Movie On Laden Banned In Pakistan

“The Bollywood movie, ‘Tere Bin Laden’ (Without You, Laden), has been banned in Pakistan because it caricatures Osama Bin Laden”, informs Sonya Rehman.

China: Karate Kid movie censored

In the latest Karate Kid movie, does Will Smith's kid kick Chinese butt or is he actually the one getting bullied? That depends where you watch it, writes the Shandongxifu...

Taiwan: Film Festival of “Food and People”

Karen Yu announces on okogreen blog that the “2010 Food and People Film Festival”(zht)-co-hosted by fair-trade coffee shops and environmental NGOs-will be showing 4 documentaries on each friday through out...

Lebanon: Sex and the City

From Lebanon, Guy Meets World reviews Sex and the City, the movie.

Nigeria: Nollywood movies online

TechMasai writes about Izogmovies: “Izogmovies is a Nigerian start-up which streams Nollywood movies online. At Izogmovies you can watch one free film after sign up, or pay the membership fee...

Taiwan: Driftwood in Tsengwen Reservoir

After almost one year since typhoon Morokot, Tsengwen Reservoir is still seriously blocked by driftwood and silt. Citizen journalist Sadapeopo documented the situation in a video report, interviewed the boss...

Hungary: Royal castle in history

BudapestZIN posts historical video footage from the Buda Royal castle.

South Africa: Courting Justice

Africa is a Country blogs about Courting Justice, a film is about the experiences of female, especially black female judges, in South Africa’s highest courts.

China: Unrestricted cultural imports coming soon, maybe

Remarkable news if it's true, that China has agreed to end restrictions on imports of entertainment products. Despite initial reports, hesitation and eager film buffs, final confirmation, however, remains to...

Global Lives: Revisiting the project recording people's lives

Two years ago we wrote about a project in its initial stages: Global Lives set out to record a day in the life of 10 people from all over the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Now Showing

Artist Chris Cozier shares thoughts from his notebook about his most recent work, commissioned for this year's Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival.

Vietnam: Online Film Festival

The Yxine Festival was launched as an online short film festival for Vietnamese independent film makers from all over the world.

Singapore: Political film removed from youtube

Martyn See was ordered by Singapore's Media Development Authority to remove the political film he uploaded on youtube. The film was banned by the government but Singaporean netizens have already...

Venezuela: Actress Carolina Riveros Wins Award in France

Blogacine, a Venezuelan blog about film, reports [es] that Carolina Riveros, a young Venezuelan actress, has just won one of the awards for best actress at the Second Festival Internacional...

Tanzania: Goodbye Tanzania!

A post from an American student who was working a film project about clean water in Tanzania: “Check out the UNC team’s Students of the World blog for reflections from...

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