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· April, 2008

Stories about Film from April, 2008

Jamaica: Film Without Music?

“After Rita Marley sold her book to The Weinstein Company as basis for a Bob Marley biopic, she says the deal did not include any rights to the Legend's music…”:...

Africa: Documentaries on China/Africa relationship

Ladybrile posts two documentaries on China/Africa relationship: “The much talked about and seemingly high interest in investments by Asians in Africa is definitely intriguing. Below are two documentaries Part I...

Argentina: high school students use online video to report their issues.

By uploading a video on YouTube, argentinean high school students managed to get mass media's attention to their plight: the need for a building where they can receive classes. Currently...

Jordan: The Queen's Video, New Media Battles & Spring

As spring begins to take its course throughout the Kingdom, Jordanian bloggers have had a lot to talk about these past two weeks. Naseem Tarwanah takes us on the tour...

Pakistan: Films and Diplomacy

Changing Up Pakistan! on the film diplomacy in the subcontinent between India and Pakistan.

Egypt: Shobrawy's Notes on Fitna

Egyptian D B Shobrawy discusses his views on the 15-minute movie, Fitna.

Peru: The Nomadas Film Project

Cinencuentro [es] writes about the Nomadas project, a traveling film company that is currently located in the Southern part of Peru. Its objective is to promote Peruvian cinema and participates...

“Fitna” angers many Indonesians

Geert Wilders’s film, Fitna, has provoked rallies in Indonesia. Many Indonesians were offended by the anti-Islam message of the film.

Video and mobile video contests for global citizen journalists.

Three different video contests open for video bloggers from around the world to participate in, either especifically geared for citizen journalists or with a category for them. One for mobile...

Colombia: Movie Based on the Book “Killing Pablo”

A movie about the life and times of Colombian drug cartel leader Pablo Escobar based on the book “Killing Pablo” has received the green light. Good Times in Medellín, Colombia...

Nigeria: Nollywood movie, Anini

Oluniyi reviews Nollywood movie, Anini: “I had the opportunity to watch a Nollywood (Nigerian movie industry) action thriller movie directed by Fred Amata on Africa Magic yesterday, titled: Anini. The...

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