Stories about Film from December, 2008
HIV & AIDS: Creative awareness raising campaigns
We bring you a Christian Church that raps in Spanish against Drugs and AIDS, correct male condom usage in El Salvador, a Peruvian campaign using modified Tarot cards to tell "clients" about their future regarding love and sexuality, a Venezuelan calendar that brings nude artists together against AIDS, an African network show about living with HIV/AIDS and an HIV+ Argentinean who shows through video what his life is like.
Russia: Quantum of Solace/Mercy
A “review of the Russian version of ‘Quantum of Solace’” that doesn't “go any further than the title” – at Eagle and the Bear.
Israel: Hollywood in Israel and Iran
There is surprising news in the Israeli blogosphere of connections between Jews, movies, and Israel. Maya Norton takes a closer look and connects the dots.
Cuba: Latin American Film Festival in Havana
The 30th Annual Latin American Film Festival featuring 114 films in all, begins in Havana, Cuba according to Jorge García Sosa of Alo Cubano [es].
Former Yugoslavia: “Black Wave”
Popkitchen writes about the Yugoslav “black wave” film of the 1960s.