Marrigje de Bok

A city which comes apart at the seams

November 2007 -

Iranian director Massoud Bakhshi made an ironical portrait of Tehran.

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Explosion of stimulation for the senses

October 2007 -

Opera Jawa is a fascinating performance that showcases many types of art.

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Love and rebellion in Beijing

September 2007 -

Summer Palace is a touching and moving – at times unclear – love story situated during the Chinese student rebellions in the 1980s.

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Hivos Cinema Unlimited Award

April 2007 -

Development organization Hivos has established a cinema award: the Hivos Cinema Unlimited Award.

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Silent parents

March 2007 -

New Year Baby - Director Socheata Poeuv was born in a refugee camp after her parents escaped from Pol Pot's reign of terror in Cambodia. In New Year Baby she takes them and the audience with her on a trip to their past.

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Life on the run in Casablanca

February 2007 -

WWW, What a Wonderful World is a wonderful film. Bensaidi has succeeded in making an entertaining film that leaves much unexposed.

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Difficult journey through Algerian society

January 2007 -

Barakat is Algerian director Djamila Sahraoui's first full-length film. The movie is set in the Algeria of the 1990s, when a bloody war raged between Muslim extremists and the army.

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Romantic views of poverty and desperation

November 2006 -

Rajesh Jala, Floating Lamp Of The Shadow Valley

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Aimless activity in Mexico City

January 2006 -

Marcos is a driver in Mexico City. One day he abducts a baby. Review of Battle in Heaven (Batalla en el Cielo).

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War-torn Angola longs for a new future

november 2005 -

Pakleppa opens his film 'Angola saudades from the one who loves you' with an optimistic promise.

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