Stories about Film from February, 2016
China Won't Broadcast the Hong Kong Film Awards Because of Dystopian Nominee ‘Ten Years’
"What is so fearful about this film? The film has portrayed different thoughts and perspectives; this can be a starting point for communication and understanding."
An Aboriginal Comedy Show in Australia Finds a Mainstream Audience
The TV show "Black Comedy" is a breakout hit in Australia. Co-writer Nakkiah Lui says the secret to its success is that it invites white Australians in for a laugh.
Online Documentary Preserves Oral History Surrounding 1950s Yugoslav Anti-Veil Law
The law was adopted "... to achieve the goal of removing the century-old sign of subjugation and backwardness of of Muslim women..."
It's Halftime in Russia
With oil prices tumbling and Russia’s economy on hard times, a carmaker is falling back on one of the industry’s most dependable marketing tactics: appealing to consumers’ sense of patriotism.
Ukrainian Censor's ‘Explicit Content’ Database Is Up for Grabs
Ukraine's now extinct National Expert Commission for Protection of Public Morality accumulated a database of "explicit" content during its tenure—and no one knows what to do with it.