Brian Dillon, in Essayism, wrote with affecting honesty about his mid-life depression and the therapeutic value of reading. In an earlier work, “In the dark room”, first published in 2005 and now available in a smart new edition, he relentlessly and plangently probes his state of mind following the deaths […]
His film Para la Guerra (To War), happened after a chance meeting in Cuba, with a veteran of the liberation war in Angola. Appearing crazy to many people he showed himself a fighter in the soul… his traumas expressed through his body. And still a committed revolutionary.
The film industry of the Caribbean country represents an alternative model of cinema. The struggle and achievements of the Cuban community in building socialism will be presented this November in a revolutionary film festival. The Cuban film tradition is revolutionary both in its content and practices. In March 1959, […]
Success in making accurate judgement and discerning the consequences of history’s unfolding only works from the present, looking back with the perspective allowed for in the glance of Hegel’s Owl of Minerva. Sean Sheehan No one could have foreseen that the banking crisis of 2008 and consequent regimes […]
The two-time BAFTA Scotland nominated film about the impact of Scottish factory workers against the Chilean dictatorship will be screened this Monday in London. Marcella Via Extra-juridical executions, systemic torture and forced disappearance are only some of the many human rights abuses that the political opponents of Augusto […]