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· October, 2012

Stories about Film from October, 2012

Mauritania: A glimpse on Nouakchott's 7th Short Film Festival

Organized by the House of Mauritanian Filmmakers, Nouakchott's 7th short film festival kicked off, on the 23rd of October 2012. Ahmed Jeddou compiled some of the reactions to the event.

China: Iron Man 3 and the Mandarin

The Walt Disney Company China, Marvel Studios and DMG Entertainment announced back in April that they were intended to co-produce “Iron Man 3″ in China. Stan from China Hearsay doubts...

Madagascar: Preserving National Heritage with Video Archiving

A Civil Society Initiative has been set up to preserve the 'collective memory' of Madagascar by digitally archiving videos detailing its, often controversial, history. The Fl@H Association was set up...

China: New media organization to tackle social issues

Charlie Custer, China Geeks blog author has launched his new project: 2Non.org, a non-profit media organization producing documentary films and shorts as well as written reportage on issues of social...

Egypt: Local Rule and the Right to Housing

Ukraine: “The Babushkas of Chernobyl” Documentary Project

On Kickstarter.com, only a few hours are left to pledge funding for The Babushkas of Chernobyl, a documentary project by Holly Morris and Anne Bogart, which tells stories of “an...

Thailand: Films Chosen for Historical Registry

Thailand's Culture Ministry and the Thai Film Archive have identified 25 films to be included in the country's historical registry. Blogger Wise Kwai discusses the importance of some of the...

Kazakhstan Joins the Ban on Anti-Islam Film

Kazakhstan has joined a number of other countries in banning the controversial anti-Islamic film "The Innocence of Muslims." The ban has sparked debates in the country about the effectiveness of...

Kyrgyzstan: ‘I Am Gay and Muslim’ Banned

How is this possible that a movie title angered so many people? Kyrgyz blogger reacts [ru] to a recent court ban on the screening of “I Am Gay and Muslim,” a...

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