Stories about Film from November, 2016
A Bollywood Actress Inspires Hilarious Book Misinterpretations With Her ‘Animal Farm’ Gaffe
"The Hobbit is good. All children should develop good hobbits. #ShilpaShettyReviews"
Bold Film About an Indian Woman's Sexual Awakening Accused of Pardoning Pedophilia
"In a country where women and kids are often subjected to violent crimes, this normalization of an aggressive act becomes even more problematic."
In the Hands of the Azerbaijan Government, Beloved Novel Becomes Nation-Branding Infomercial
"Leyla Aliyeva, daughter of President Ilham Aliyev, was the executive producer of the film, which cost a reported $20 million to make."
Iran’s Keywan Karimi: The Filmmaker as Graffiti Artist
Working under threat of imprisonment for practicing his craft, Iranian filmmaker Keywan Karimi has turned the difficult conditions of artistic production into an aesthetic.
International Film Festival Brings Some Good News to A Beleaguered Mexican State
Gael García Bernal, Audrey Tautou, and Willem Dafoe are among the celebrities who will attend the 2016 Morelia International Film Festival.