An Pakistani athlete who dressed as a boy for the first 16 years of her life to not be discovered by the Taliban and an Iraqi who had to flee war for five years to save his own life. These are some of the inspiring stories which will be brought […]
Four Spanish and Latin American films will kick start a film series and will be followed by a workshop which aims to reflect the nuances of very diverse societies. This will be in Leeds during March and April. The high quality of Spanish and Latin American cinema has been […]
Short stories aiming to evoke a sense of loneliness and forgetting bring this documentary to life, produced by a group of Argentines resident in London. Thanks to the popular card game “truco”, these Argentines meet up and feel like they are home again. Here they explain this adventure. Film release: […]
The Middle East is featured in several films, but not only in terms of war. Two films focus on issues of immigration and marginality in Israel. There was also a retrospective of Cuban political cinema. Graham Douglas DocLisboa. One of the films which took a prize this year […]
One of the attractions of this lovely city is its rich cultural life within such a small size. Cinema is celebrated with many internationally recognised film festivals, of which DocLisboa and Leffest are two of the longest running. It is impossible to summarize, so here is my personal selection.