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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 […]

Ali Samadi Ahadi  and “The Green Wave”
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Ali Samadi Ahadi and “The Green Wave”

“Leave our country alone… Liar shame on you” were the cries reverberating through the streets of Tehran in the summer of 2009 as Iranians flocked to the streets to protest against four years of oppressive rule by President Ahmadinejad. Sofia Ahmad In his documentary, Director Ali Samadi Ahadi depicts the […]