Turbo-powered versions of Islam and Christianity are threatening the peaceful co-existence of religions in Mozambique. Centuries of migration, trade and colonial domination have produced unique multicultural societies. Her films are her way of negotiating her identity in uncertain times. Graham Douglas In her earlier work she developed the […]
Wahabi Islam and evangelical Christianity are both growing in this tolerant and multicultural country. Multinational companies are extracting wealth and security companies profiting from social conflict, because it is an opportunity for private security firms to move in. And Sharia utopia conflicts with the desire for consumer goods.
Maria Auxiliadora Lara Barcelos was a Brazilian revolutionary, who, like Dilma Roussef was tortured during the dictatorship. She continued her activism in Chile, and committed suicide in Berlin. It explores her inner life in exile through the letters she wrote to her family, texts and archive footage, as a way of saying: Never again!
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, […]