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· February, 2015

Stories about Film from February, 2015

Imported Bollywood Films Have Become Quite a Drama in Bangladesh

Popular Bangladeshi actor Shakib Khan joined protests against Indian movies being screened, arguing it would hurt the country's struggling film industry. Film distributors and cinema owners then banned his films.

‘Birdman’ Director Puts Mexico Front and Center at Oscars

The "Birdman" director electrified Twitter with his acceptance speech at the Oscars, discussing the Mexican government and the situation of Mexican immigrants in the United States.

High Hopes and Mixed Feelings About Russia's Oscar Nominee

Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev’s film "Leviathan" has been a critical darling abroad and a key Oscars contender, but in Russia, it has generated a polarizing national discussion.

Film: The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo

37 Finalists Selected for the 2015 Social Impact Media Awards

Finalists are entered into the SIMA Collection and Travelling series, a platform which works to showcases the documentaries around the world.

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