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· August, 2006

Stories about Film from August, 2006

Cambodia: Veteran Actor Dies

  9 August 2006

Ki Media blog is reporting the death of veteran Cambodian actor Loto. Loto managed to survive the the Khmer Rouge regime regime and was seen recently on screen in Matt Dillon's 2002 film “City of Ghosts“

Cambodia: John Pilger

  9 August 2006

Andy Brouver at Andy's Open Door draws attention to John Pilger, the investigative journalist who made several documentaries on Cambodia.

Guatemala: Looking for Palladin

  8 August 2006

El Blog Diablogico runs into a film crew in Antigua only to discover what will be the first full-length feature to be shot entirely in Guatemala since Green Jade back in 1935

Pakistan: Why is Amitabh Bachchan wishing us?

  7 August 2006

Amitabh Bachchan, an icon in the Indian Film Industry is seen in a Pakistani Advert promising a surprise for Pakistan on August 14th, which of course is the Pakistani Independence Day. Some bloggers don't quite like the idea of someone as Indian as Bachchan posing for an advert, while others...

Bolivia: Goni Documentary

  4 August 2006

Miguel Centallas reviews Our Brand Is Crisis, “a documentary about the 2002 presidential campaign of Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada (aka Goni).”

South Asia: Rikshaaa! a film on three wheels

  4 August 2006

Gaurav Mishra reviews in Desicritics a musical documentary on rickshaws and posts some insightful background on the Rickshaws. An auto rickshaw (aliases: auto/rickshaw/tempo/tuk-tuk) is a three-wheeler vehicle for hire and is part of the unique ID of South Asia. It is one of the chief modes of transport in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Bollywood does Othello

  1 August 2006

Bollywood has succesfully adapted William Shaekspeare's Othello with enough brilliance, emotion, grandeur, wit and drama. Amit Varma posts a round up of reviews of Vishal Bhardwaj's blockbuster Omkara.

Poland's Pulse in the Blogosphere

  1 August 2006

Gushers of cool at the local Mall in Warsaw – by Embe, WarsawDaily Poland is a hotspot in a few ways this week. While the heatwave is starting to take its toll on fan stocks (Warsaw seems to be sold out of them), Blog from Poland reports on the annual...

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