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· February, 2011

Stories about Film from February, 2011

World: And the Best Actor Award Goes to Gaddafi!

Colin Firth may have won the Oscar for Best Actor, but it was Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Al Gaddafi who got the most mentions. Depending on where you are, tweeps...

Bangladesh: On Meherjan

RealTime Bangladesh joins in the debate regarding the controversial big budget Bangladeshi film “Meherjan”, which was withdrawn from the theaters by its distributor.

Cambodia: Cambofest Film Festival

Cambofest: Film and Video Festival of Cambodia will take place on the first week of March.

New Zealand: Video of Christchurch after the Earthquake

Director Logan McMillan took out his camera and went to the streets of Christchurch to document the damages of the devastating earthquake that hit New Zealand on February 21st.

Singapore: Festivals this month of March

Preetam links to several community festivals that will take place in Singapore next month: unEconomics2011, MusicCampSG, WorkCamp, SG Twestival 2011 and FilmCampSG

Africa: Africa Visual Media Blog

Africa Visual Media blog keeps track of African and Africa-related culture in the media (film, photography, television, and print).

Costa Rican Movie “El Regreso” Reaches Funding Goal Through Crowdfunding

Cristian Cambronero from Fusil de Chispas [es] updates readers on the crowdfunding initiative for Costa Rican movie “The Return” on Kickstarter: the goal of $40,000 was reached in a little...

Costa Rica: Crowdfunding Costa Rican Film “El Regreso”

In Fusil de Chispas [es], Cristian Cambronero writes about how the Costa Rican film “El Regreso” (“The Return”) is using crowdfunding through Kickstarter to try to raise $40,000 USD by...

Ghana: The Witches of Gambaga premiers in Accra

The Witches of Gambaga premiers in Accra, Ghana: “Tomorrow the 15th of February at 10 am Yaba Badoe‘s documentary film premiers at the British Council in downtown Accra. The film,...

S.Korean net users mourn over the death of a struggling movie writer

South Korean net users commemorated the death of Choi Go-eun, a movie writer who died from chronic disease after battling with the poverty and huger with earning less than minimum...

East Timor: Unique footage from 1975

On his Youtube channel, Marc Smith (@PsychologyMarc) shares his father's unique film footage from after East Timor's civil war, when the territory was on the brink of Indonesia's invasion, revealing...

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