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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

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

Egypt: Local Rule and the Right to Housing

Ukraine: “The Babushkas of Chernobyl” Documentary Project

Thailand: Films Chosen for Historical Registry

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

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