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· October, 2011

Stories about Film from October, 2011

China: Open letter to Relativity Media

C Custer wrote an open letter to Relativity Media, a Hollywood Film Producer, criticizing its plan to cooperate with the Linyi government to shoot a movie there. Linyi government has...

Nigeria: Documentary: Nigeria’s Millionaire Preachers

MyWeku discusses a new documentary – Unreported World: Nigeria’s Millionaire Preachers, which touches on the issues of fraud and exploitation: “he documentary makers reported on the case of Therese, a...

Taiwan: The Story of Chiou Ho-shun

Chiou Ho-shun, a death row inmate in Taiwan, may be executed at any time. He said in the mini-documentary, “I hope you can save me, but if it’s too late,...

Nepal: Crowd Sourced Fund For A Nepali Movie

Ujjwal Acharya posts an interview with Nepali film director Deepak Rauniyar, who is attempting to crowd-fund the post production of his movie – Highway.

Saudi Arabia: Men Arrested Over Poverty Video

Two Saudi men were arrested last Sunday October 16th in what seems to be a reaction to a video posted on their YouTube channel showing poverty in Riyadh. Through microblogging...

Nepal: Movies & Nationality

Acharya, a Nepali language movie based on the life of a Nepali music legend, has been categorized in the Mumbai Film Festival as Indian movie because of its production banner....

Colombia: You Can Copy This Creative Commons Film Festival

The Creative Commons Audiovisual Festival will be taking place in Barranquilla and Medellin later this month. You can still experience it even if you aren't in Colombia by requesting to Copy...

Thai Film Archive

tilmanbaumgaertel writes a review of the Thai Film Archive. The museum is housed in a replica of the first sound studio in Thailand

Ukraine: New Documentary Highlights the Klitschko Brothers’ Lives and Careers

Popularly dubbed "The Klitschko Brothers", Ukrainians Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko have dominated the heavyweight boxing division since Lennox Lewis retired in 2004. However, their production of an autobiographical documentary film,...

Cuba: Review of New Feature Film

Havana Times blogs about a new feature film, set in the Cuban coastal town of Holguin: “Marina presents itself as something different – quieter, more intimate, another (more contemplative) way...

China: “Do you have memories from before you were kidnapped?”

A new crowd-funded documentary, Living with Dead Hearts, tells the story of the thousands of children in China who are victims of kidnapping. Through interviews with both parents and formerly...

South Korea: Movie Prompts Outrage Over Disabled Child Sex Crimes

In South Korea, the movie 'Crucible' has brought a long-forgotten rape case of disabled kids by school officials to life. The movie has been a major hit for several consecutive...

Kenya: Movie About Oldest Kenyan Primary School Pupil

Africa Expat Wife writes about The First Grader, a movie about Maruge – the oldest Kenyan primary school pupil: “I am gutted that they didn't call the movie ‘Form One’...

Indonesia: Q! Film Festival

Q! Film Festival is a festival showcasing LGBT, HIV/AIDS and Human Rights films in Indonesia.

Ukraine: President Yanukovych in The Simpsons?

The newest episode of cartoon The Simpsons went viral in Ukraine after it humorously portrayed the country and a Kiev mafioso named Victor, who, as many netizens pointed out, resembled...

Trinidad & Tobago: Making Our Own Films

In a review republished at Trinidad and Tobago News Blog, Corey Gilkes found that the cricket documentary, Fire in Babylon, “showed just how important it is that WE need to...

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