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· August, 2013

Stories about Film from August, 2013

VIDEO: A Portrait of Equal Marriage in Brazil

Liberdade na Rede blog shares [pt] a short documentary by Brazilian journalist Alicia Peres on equal marriage, called Meninas (Girls). The documentary portrays moments in the lives of Priscila and Juliana: São menos...

Brazilian Soccer Team Launches Campaign Against Racism

[All links lead to Portuguese-language pages unless otherwise noted.] In a video released Monday, August 12, the soccer team Grêmio of Porto Alegre brought together some of the key players...

VIDEO: “Mermaids of Timor-Leste”

A film about four generations of fisherwomen striving to make a living in the coastal village of Adara, in the small island of Ataúro, Timor-Leste is soon to be released...

Can the Movie “Elysium” Explain Immigration Today?

Elysium, a movie set in the year 2155 starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, attempts to offer an insight into the U.S. immigration system if comprehensive reform takes place

Peru: Despite its Critics ‘Cementerio General’ is a Blockbuster

The Peruvian horror movie 'Cementerio General' has garnered more than half a million viewers in local theaters, despite unfavorable reviews from critics. Juan Arellano highlights some of these reviews.

VIDEO: Brazil’s Vinegar Revolt Captured in Independent Film ‘Vandalism’

Produced by a group of independent journalists, this documentary discusses the diversity within the recent protests in Fortaleza and several major Brazilian cities.

A Game of Torrents: Russians Struggle with Piracy-free Internet

RuNet Echo continues to cover attempts to regulate the Russian internet.

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