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· January, 2013

Stories about Film from January, 2013

The ‘Vishwaroopam’ Ban: Attack on Freedom of Speech?

The screening of Kamal Haasan's big budget Bollywood movie Vishwaroopam was banned in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu after Islamic organizations protested the depiction of the Muslim community. Actor-Director...

An ‘Evolution in Thinking’ in Afghanistan

France: NGOs Condemn Privatisation of Public Domain

Skills of a Chinese Police Porn Examiner

Cuban Filmmakers Take Over Digital Technologies

In Cuba, filmmakers and new directors have started to take over new technologies to keep down the costs of production of audiovisual effects, and to tell stories that would otherwise...

“How Are You in Bamako ?” A Conversation with Awa in Mali

2012: A Year of Revolt and Social Change in Francophone Countries: Part 2

This second part of our 2012 review in the Francophone world features civil rebellion and governance problems in Togo, Chad and Madagascar, citizen initiatives in Senegal, fight for more transparency...

Peruvian Cinema 2012

Ecuador: “Children of the Jaguar” Documentary Wins National Geographic Prize

"Children of the Jaguar" is a vivid documentary that helps us to reflect on the damage caused by multinationals who attempt to exploit the oil reserves of the Ecuadorian Amazon...

China's Low Budget Film “Lost in Thailand” Breaks Box Office Records

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