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Venezuela and the end of colonisation June 29, 2015 23:43

Venezuela and the end of colonisation

On July 2nd, a special film screening will mark Independence Day in Venezuela.   Venezuela Solidarity Campaign organisers are celebrating the triumph of the [...]
 
Summer cine in England June 22, 2015 00:31

Summer cine in England

The indie film production company Soda Films is bringing 12 films to premiere this summer.   Titles like Phoenix, The Goob, or Shooting for [...]
 
Pilger and the war hidden by the media June 14, 2015 00:02

Pilger and the war hidden by the media

The documentary “The war you don’t see” will be screened on the 24th of June, showing the role that press and propaganda has taken [...]
 
 
Amir Amirani: The media are acting like war cheerleaders June 6, 2015 23:26

Amir Amirani: The media are acting like war cheerleaders

Ignoring public opinion in what was the biggest worldwide protest against the war in Iraq has meant that over half a million people died [...]
 
Franco Lolli and his “Gente de bien” April 20, 2015 15:38

Franco Lolli and his “Gente de bien”

This is his first feature and it is premiering in the UK. The picture participated in the Cannes Film Festival and is part of [...]
 
Sons of Cuba April 15, 2015 15:39

Sons of Cuba

 This documentary follows the lives of three Cuban boys at the Havana boxing academy as they undergo a tough training regime in the hope [...]
 
 
“Wild Tales”: dark humour and social frustration March 30, 2015 19:13

“Wild Tales”: dark humour and social frustration

Directed by Damián Szifrón, this film tells six independent stories set in Latin America, all with converging plots, fun and violence.   Juanjo Andrés [...]
 
The war against democracy March 30, 2015 18:35

The war against democracy

This is the title of a documentary directed by Australian reporter, John Pilger, that exposes the long history of interventionism by the United States [...]
 
Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2015 March 9, 2015 01:48

Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2015

    The 19th edition of this event will be held from the 18th to the 27th of March, where among other films shown [...]
 
 
Ventura Pons and Ignasi M: “Films are what directors are” February 16, 2015 03:45

Ventura Pons and Ignasi M: “Films are what directors are”

The Catalonian director took a gamble on a documentary about the true-life story and difficulties of the life of a famous gay HIV-positive museum [...]
 
El Salvador… through women’s eyes January 18, 2015 22:15

El Salvador… through women’s eyes

Until the 20th of January, the cultural centre, Rich Mix will be hosting the exhibition Stories of El Salvador (Historias de El Salvador). This [...]
 
Urban dance and surfing Angola to Brazil: M. Patrocinio January 12, 2015 00:35

Urban dance and surfing Angola to Brazil: M. Patrocinio

Countries once forced together by colonialism and the slave trade, now find connections in cultural entrepreneurship and the Portuguese language. Small independent film-makers have [...]
 
 
Syria, “Our terrible country” and our disappointment with the West November 30, 2014 03:41

Syria, “Our terrible country” and our disappointment with the West

The well-known Syrian writer and intellectual Yassin Haj Saleh left his home in Douma, met up with two film-maker friends in Raqqa, and all [...]
 
The Argentine Film Festival returns to London November 16, 2014 02:22

The Argentine Film Festival returns to London

The 3rd festival runs from the 27th to the 30th of November, showing the best films of the last year from the Latin-American country. [...]
 
The European graveyard of refugees:  Mediterranean sea November 4, 2014 04:46

The European graveyard of refugees: Mediterranean sea

How can we call ourselves civilised when 22,000 bodies have sunk to the bottom of the Mediterranean in the last 14 years? On starting [...]
 
 
 

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