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· November, 2006

Stories about Film from November, 2006

Japan: watching old movie

  6 November 2006

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 details and the perception of international relation in the movie.

China: foreign actor

  6 November 2006

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 a CIA agent (zh).

Kazakhstan: Borat

  3 November 2006

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.

Voices from Kazakhstan

  3 November 2006

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 from the city of Uralsk in the northeast of Kazakhstan. Having an area of over 280 square kilometres, it holds...

Arabisc: Sexual Harrassment Saga Continues in Egypt

  2 November 2006

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 of sexual harrassment in downtown Cairo to the forefront that newspapers and television channels started dealing with the issue. Discussions...

South Africa: new animation movie

  1 November 2006

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 next international superstars to emerge on the global animation screen.”

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