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· November, 2006

Stories about Film from November, 2006

Kazakhstan: Borat Opens

Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat, the story/mockumentary telling a “Kazakh” journalist's quest across America to marry Pamela Anderson, opened over the weekend in North America much of Europe and neweurasia looks...

Former Yugoslavia: Can video play a part in truth, justice and reconciliation?

It fell to the controversial figure of Carla del Ponte, prosecutor at the UN war crimes tribunal in the Hague, to lament the slow progress of justice in the Former...

Japan: watching old movie

K.M Lawson at Japan History Group Blog writes a commentary on an old Japanese movie (1975) called Shōrinji Kempō (English title: The Killing Machine). The blogger read into the historical...

China: foreign actor

Hu Ge, the famous video spoof producer in China, is preparing to shoot a 20 mins internet video and is now looking for a foreign actor who will act as...

Kazakhstan: Borat

With the “Borat” movie appearing in theaters today, Sean Roberts asks if Americans really get the joke and KZBlog reports on some reactions to the character.

Lithuania: Eurolines Bus Trip

Copydude writes about being the “self-loading freight” for the Lithuanian Eurolines bus company.

Voices from Kazakhstan

Welcome to our latest roundup of blog posts and online discussions from Kazakhstan Russian-language blogosphere. The Oil Business Kazakhstan boasts having unique oil and gas deposit, Karachaganak, 150 km east...

Arabisc: Sexual Harrassment Saga Continues in Egypt

Citizen journalism (blogging) took a new turn in Egypt this week, with online journals going where traditional media dared not go. It was only after bloggers brought a two-day orgy...

South Africa: new animation movie

CherryFlava on Africa's latest contribution to the rapidly expanding world of animation, “But instead of ruthless panga-wielding villains with capped teeth – Cape Town-based ‘The Blackheart Gang’ may be the...

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