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9 June: Venezuelan short films evening
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9 June: Venezuelan short films evening

London’s Bolivar Hall has screened five short films which reflect the recent works by young Venezuelan scriptwriters, directors and the present film scene of this Latin American country. “The Reformer” The Venezuelan film evening will open with this short film.  The main character of this science-fiction cartoon is a sinister […]

Intimate Stories of Chad
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Intimate Stories of Chad

Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, master of small conflicts and local stories, has become one of the leading story-writers from the African continent in just over a decade, thanks to four films shot in his country of origen, Chad. From the 13th May, the Frontline Club in London began screening the film by […]

The Wall through film
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The Wall through film

On the 13th August, 2011 it will be half a century since the construction of the Berlin Wall, a major symbol of the Cold War and a global division between two conflicting political regimes. On this day fifty years ago, the government of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) ordered the […]

Palestine comes to the big screen
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Palestine comes to the big screen

From 29 April until 11 May, a film festival on the theme of Palestine will return to London to present the work of thirty artists from across the globe. Palestine has not been the same since the Israeli occupation disrupted the citizens’ peace, tore down the walls of their houses […]